Brooklyn Pope drafted No. 28 by Chicago.
ESPN2 to telecast first round live
Louisville 82, Baylor 81
Baylor 85, Florida State 47
The Lady Bears (34-1) are in the NCAA round of 16 for the fifth year in a row.
Baylor Lady Bears NCAA Round Two, 3/26/13
Baylor Lady Bears NCAA Round One, 3/24/13
Baylor vs. Prairie View A&M (AP)
Baylor Lady Bears -vs- Iowa State, 3/11/13
Baylor vs. Iowa State (AP)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2013)
Graduated May 2012 ... Post baccalaureate major is communications ... Sat out the 2009-10 season to satisfy the NCAA's transfer policy after transferring from Rutgers ... Finished three-year Baylor career with 891 points and 601 rebounds ... Greatly improved her stats from junior to senior season: field goal percentage (.483-.546), free throw percentage (.481-.570), scoring (7.3-10.3) and steals (17-42) ... Was the 28th player drafted in the WNBA draft, going to the Chicago Sky.
Started vs. Lamar, 4-of-5 from the floor, eight points, four rebounds and a block in nine minutes ... Scored a then-season-high 13 points vs. Liberty, poured in a career-high nine free throws ... Tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and a block in 19 minutes of action vs. Rice, was 8-of-12 (.667) from the floor ... 7-10 from the floor at No. 5 Notre Dame, 14 points, 3 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 blocks in just 17 minutes of action vs. Notre Dame ... Recorded season-high 19 points vs. Oral Roberts, was 8-of-9 from the floor, also tallied three assists and two blocks ... Recorded first double-double of the season with 11 points and career-high 16 rebounds vs. No. 10 Tennessee ... Produced second double-double of the season at No. 17 Kansas with 13 points and 11 rebounds ... Managed 10p/7r/3s/3b vs. No. 20 Oklahoma in 17 minutes of action ... Was 7-12 from the floor for 14 points at Texas Tech ... Tallied 13 points (6-10) vs. Kansas ... Scored 17 points and hauled down four rebounds vs. Texas Tech ... Tallied 18 points (9-16), nine rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block at No. 3 UConn ... Recorded 12 points and six rebounds in 14 minutes of action at Oklahoma ... 12 points, 7 rebounds vs. Oklahoma State in Big 12 Championship semifinal game ... Recorded a career-high five steals vs. Iowa State in Big 12 Championship title game ... Tallied 12 points and six rebounds vs. Florida State ... Ranks No. 2 in the Big 12 in field goal percentage (.546) ... All-Big 12 honorable mention ... Received the team's Most Improved Player award.
Earned the team's Coaches Award ... Missed the two games (at Iowa State, vs. Oklahoma State) with a strained calf muscle ... Scored a season-high 19 points vs. St. John's, also recorded eight rebounds, three assists and a steal ... Notched her fifth career double-double and third of season with 18 points and game-high 11 rebounds vs. Milwaukee ... Produced a double-double with 16 points and a team-leading 10 rebounds vs. Chattanooga ... Registered second double-double of season and fourth of her career with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. Yale ... Hauled down five rebounds and dished out two assists in just 13 minutes of action at No. 6 Tennessee ... Added another double-digit scoring effort with 12 vs. Texas Southern ... Scored nine points and pulled down nine rebounds at Minnesota ... Tallied 10 points, six rebounds, three assists and a block at Oklahoma, was 4-6 from the floor and 2-3 from the free throw line ... Scored 11 points and hauled down six rebounds vs. Oklahoma ... 10 points and nine rebounds in 13 minutes vs. No. 15 Texas A&M ... 13 points, seven rebounds, two steals and a block vs. Texas, also recorded career-highs in free throws (7) and free throw attempts (16) ... Scored 10 points and hauled down seven rebounds in 16 minutes of action at Kansas ... Poured in 13 points and led the team in rebounding with seven while playing a season-high 22 minutes in NCAA Championship first-round game vs. UC Santa Barbara.
Earned one of the team's two Lady Bear Awards .... Started 17 games, including the first 16, at the No. 4 spot ... Ranked second on the team in blocks with 32 ... Recorded her first career double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds vs. No. 16 Notre Dame ... Ranked No. 4 on the team in rebounding (5.5) ... Scored in double-digits in eight games (Montana State, 14; Liberty, 10; Notre Dame, 20; Syracuse, 10; UTPA, 11; 12 vs. Nebraska, 12 vs. Missouri, 17 vs. Prairie View A&M) ... Hauled down double-digit rebounds three times; Rice (10), Notre Dame (14), Missouri (11) ... Recorded a career-high four blocks vs. No. 6 Tennessee ... Tallied nine points and eight rebounds in 13 minutes of action at Kansas ... 12 points, eight rebounds in 17 minutes at Nebraska ... Led team in rebounding vs. Missouri, turned in her second double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds ... Scored a team-leading 17 points, hauled down seven rebounds, blocked two shots and garnered two steals in 17 minutes of action in NCAA Tournament first round game vs. Prairie View A&M ... Averaged 8.3 ppg and shot .519 (14-27) in four NCAA Tournament games ... Averaged 7.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game on the season.
PRIOR TO BAYLOR...
Played at Rutgers her freshman season prior to transferring to Baylor ... Averaged 2.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 6.0 minutes a game for the Scarlet Knights ... Saw action in 29 of the team's 34 games, earning a start against Farmingdale State (NCAA Division III), set career-highs in points (22), rebounds (11), assists (two), blocks (seven) and minutes played (40) against the Rams ... Best performance against an NCAA Division I team came in the season opener against Saint Joseph's when she scored 10 points and hauled in eight rebounds in 10 minutes of action.
Enjoyed a highly successful high school career while attending Dunbar High School in Fort Worth, Texas ... Was rated the No. 8 incoming freshman in the nation by Blue Star Girls Report, No. 9 overall by hoopgurlz.com and ranked as the No. 1 forward by Scout.com ... Selected to 2008 McDonald's All-American team where she helped the West squad claim victory ... Was tabbed to participate in the 2008 Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-America game and named to the Parade All-America second team that same season ... A four-time all-region selection, averaging 25 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks as a senior at Dunbar ... Averaged nearly 19 points and five blocks as a junior to help the Lady Wildcats claim the 2007 Texas Class 4A state championship.
Full name is Brooklyn Monique Pope ... Nickname is Brooke ... Daughter of Janice and Tony Pope ... Born Nov. 29, 1989, in Fort Worth, Texas ... Has two older brothers, Tony and Tim ... Chose Baylor because "it's the place I've always wanted to be and I felt like coach Mulkey could make me better." ... Enjoys rapping in her spare time ... Post-baccalaureate major is communications.