The Lady Bears (34-1) are in the NCAA round of 16 for the fourth year in a row. They play Louisville (26-8) on Sunday in Oklahoma City.
Brooklyn Pope had 12 points for Baylor, which has won a nation's-best 57 games in a row at home. Odyssey Sims had 11 points and Kimetria Hayden 10.
Leonor Rodriguez had 11 points and was the only player in double figures for Florida State (23-10), which at the end of the regular season was the only of the 343 Division I teams with five players averaging in double figures.
Griner's opening slam came on a break after a Florida State basket. Freshman guard Niya Johnson passed ahead to Griner, who took one step without a dribble before slamming it home with 4 minutes left in the first half for a 43-18 lead sending the partisan crowd of 9,652 into a frenzy as she ran down the court with her mouth open and clearly enjoying the moment.
Delaware 78, North Carolina 69 • In Newark, Del., Elena Delle Donne scored 33 points in her final home game, and Delaware rallied past foul-plagued North Carolina to advance to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
The sixth-seeded Blue Hens (32-3) trailed 50-42 with 15:31 left before coming back to extend their school-record winning streak to 27 games and eliminate No. 3 seed North Carolina (29-7). Delaware will next travel to Connecticut to face second-seeded Kentucky in the Bridgeport Regional semifinals Saturday.
Duke 68, Oklahoma State 59 • In Durham, N.C., Elizabeth Williams had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Duke rallied to beat Oklahoma State. Haley Peters added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the second-seeded Blue Devils (32-2). They advance to face sixth-seeded Nebraska in the regional semifinals on Sunday in Norfolk, Va.
• Louisville 76, Purdue 63
• Baylor 85, Florida St. 47
• Stanford 73,Michigan 40
• LSU 71, Penn State 66
• Duke 68, Okla. St. 59
• Notre Dame 74,Iowa 57
• Delaware 78,N. Carolina 69
• Kentucky 84,Dayton 70