Coppin State Baylor Basketball

Baylor forward Lauren Cox (right) and the Lady Bears host No. 20 Kentucky Thursday night.

Staff photo — Jerry Larson

The No. 3 Lady Bears play their third game in five days against Central Arkansas at 7 p.m. Tuesday inside the Ferrell Center.

Baylor is 2-0 on the season with wins over Lamar and Coppin State. Most recently the Lady Bears, led by the Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox, put up 56 points in the paint in their victory over the Lady Eagles.

The Sugar Bears advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive year last season before falling to Texas. Central Arkansas returns just five players from last season.

The Sugar Bears welcome back senior forwards Taylor Baudoin and Kierra Jordan are both preseason all-conference selections who combined to average 25.3 points and 12.8 rebounds per contest last year.

Central Arkansas opened its season on Friday with a 79-22 win over Hendrix College. Taylor Sells and Kamry Orr finished with 14 points in the win, while Baudoin and Jordan each added nine.

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