Cox and Wallace pick up Preseason All-Big 12 honorable mention accolades
Lady Bears to host 18 games inside the Ferrell Center, including exhibitions
Senior guard compiles four points, six rebounds and three assists
Senior Kristy Wallace scored 10 points to guide Australia
Senior Kristy Wallace led the team with 22 points in the contest
Photos from Baylor vs. Mississippi State during the 2017 NCAA Elite Eight on 3/26/17.
Feb. 6, 2017
USATSI Gallery - No. 2 Baylor @ Iowa State
Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the women's basketball game against Iowa State.
USATSI Gallery - TCU @ No. 2 Baylor
2017 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team
2017 Gulf Coast Showcase Tournament Most Valuable Player
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (2017)
Academic All-Big 12 Big 12 First Team (2016)
Big 12 Player of the Week (2015-16-March 3)
Big 12 Conference All-Freshman Team (2015)
Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Jan. 5, Jan. 12, March 4)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2017)
Dean's List (Fall 2014)
Named to the Australian U23 National Team, which finished runner-up in the inaugural U24 Four Nations Tournament in Tokyo in August 2017... Selected to compete with Australia's Emerging Opals, which won gold at the 2017 World University Games in Chinese Taipei... Started on Australia's 2015 U19 Women's World Championship team that claimed the bronze medal in Chekhov, Russia... Averaged 10.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game over the Gems' seven games, Aussies finished with a 6-1 record.
2016-17 [JUNIOR]... Ranked second in the Big 12 in assists (5.6) and 13th in steals (1.3)... Dished out the fifth-highest assist total in a single season with 208... Received Baylor's Melissa Jones Hustle and Courage Award... Led the Lady Bears in assists, dishing out 5.6 per contest... Named the MVP of the 2017 Gulf Coast Showcase after averaging 8.3 points, 8.3 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.3 steals in the three-game stretch... 2017 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team after averaging 11.3 points, 9.0 assists, 8.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals across three games... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2017) and to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team... Started all 37 games, averaging 7.6 points, 5.6 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game... Dished out five assists and scored three points in 21 minutes vs. Houston Baptist in the season-opener... Set a career-high with 40 minutes played vs. No. 9/9 UCLA, logging nine points, six assists, three rebounds, two blocks and two steals... Scored 11 points in 36 minutes at No. 3/2 UConn... Logged seven points, three rebounds and three assists in 21 minutes vs. Mississippi Valley State... Tallied four assists, three rebounds and three points in 18 minutes vs. Southeastern Louisiana... Registered five points, two rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes vs. Kent State at the Gulf Coast Showcase quarterfinal... Distributed a career-high 15 assists (sixth-most in a single game in program history), scored five points and pulled down eight rebounds in 34 minutes vs. No. 18/17 DePaul in the semifinal... Notched 15 points, eight assists, four rebounds and two steals in 39 minutes vs. No. 8/8 Ohio State... Scored four points in 18 minutes vs. Abilene Christian... In 33 minutes at No. 25/22 Tennessee in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge contest, logged nine points, seven boards, seven assists and a career-high three blocks... Registered six points, three assists and two rebounds in 16 minutes vs. Texas State... Tallied five points, four assists and three steals in 13 minutes vs. Winthrop... Dished out eight assists in 21 minutes vs. Kansas State... Posted five points, five assists and two rebounds in 17 minutes vs. Kansas... In 26 minutes at No. 17/16 West Virginia, notched six pints, four assists and three rebounds... Recorded four rebounds, four assists and three points in 26 minutes at Oklahoma State... Set a career-high with seven steals, while adding seven assists, six points and five rebounds in 28 minutes at TCU... Scored 10 points with three assists and two steals in 24 minutes at Kansas... Logged five points, five assists, five rebounds and three steals in 36 minutes vs. Iowa State... Posted nine points, six assists and three rebounds in 36 minutes vs. No. 24/23 West Virginia... Recorded nine assists, seven points and four rebounds in 27 minutes at No. 25/rv Kansas State.... Dished out six assists and scored four points in 24 minutes vs. No. 20/20 Oklahoma... Logged nine points, four rebounds and three assists in 21 minutes at Iowa State... Scored 15 points, pulled down seven rebounds and distributed five assists in 38 minutes at Texas Tech... Recorded seven points, seven boards and six assists in 38 minutes vs. No. 11/13 Texas... Registered eight points and four rebounds in 22 minutes at TCU... Dished out six assists, while adding three points and two rebounds in 24 minutes vs. Oklahoma State... Contributed six points, five assists and three rebounds in a career-high-matching 40 minutes at No. 6/8 Texas... Dished out nine assists, while pulling down six rebounds and four points in 25 minutes vs. Texas Tech... Compiled 15 points, seven assists and five rebounds in 29 minutes at No. 20/20 Oklahoma... Registered her first double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds in 37 minutes vs. Texas Tech in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal, while dishing out seven assists and two steals... Distributed a career-high 15 assists with five points and five boards in 38 minutes vs. No. 24/rv Kansas State in the semifinal... Played a season-high 40 minutes, registering a season-high 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists in the final vs. West Virginia... Opened the NCAA Tournament with 12 points, six assists, three steals and three rebounds in 22 minutes vs. Texas Southern... Posted 10 points, nine rebounds, two steals and two rebounds in 32 minutes in the NCAA Tournament Second Round vs. California... Contributed 12 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in 37 minutes played in the Sweet 16 vs. No. 13/12 Louisville... Tallied nine points, four rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes of the Elite Eight game vs. No. 7/7 Mississippi State.
Earned, along with Khadijiah Cave, the team's Coaches Award... Scored in double figures in 17 games, averaging 8.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game on the season... Played in 27 games (sat out vs. James Madison due to injury) and started in 20 contests... Recorded 13 points (11 in the first quarter), including three treys, in NCAA Championship First Round win over Idaho... Tallied 15 points, three assists and two steals in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win over Texas Tech... Scored a season-high, team-leading 23 points vs. No. 6 Texas, also added seven rebounds and two blocks to be named Big 12 Player of the Week... Tallied 11 points and four steals off the bench vs. No. 17 Oklahoma State... Recorded 13 points, five rebounds and a career-high two blocks at TCU (3-of-5 from three-point range and 4-of-4 from the free throw line)... Scored 10 points (5-of-5 from the floor, including 1-of-1 from three-point range), added five rebounds, three assists and a block vs. Kansas State... Tallied 14 points, 12 from three-point range, at Iowa State... Scored 12 points, 10 in the first half, at No. 4 Texas... Tallied 10 points in a home win over West Virginia (2-of-3 from three-point range and 4-of-4 from the charity stripe)... Scored 11 points and dished out seven assists vs. TCU... Tallied 13 points, four rebounds, three steals and a career-high 40 minutes vs. No. 18 Oklahoma... Tallied 11 points off the bench vs. McNeese State... Scored a season-high 13 points vs. Grambling (3-of-6 from three-point range)...Tallied 10 points and a season-high six rebounds vs. Cincinnati... Narrowly missed a double-double vs. DePaul with 11 points and a career-high nine assists... Recorded 11 points and a team-leading six assists vs. Southern Miss... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the fall semester.
Played in 32 games with six starts as a rookie en route to Big 12 All-Freshman team honors... Was 7-of-8 from the floor, 2-of-2 from three-point range and scored a free throw to tally 17 points in NCAA Championship Sweet 16 win vs. No. 18 Iowa... Scored 13 points in NCAA Championship Second Round game vs. Arkansas... Led the team in rebounding with a career-high 11 vs. Northwestern State, also dished out six assists... Only unanimous selection named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team... Named Big 12 Freshman of the Week on March 4... Scored 13 points, nine from three-point range, in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win over Kansas State... Tallied 14 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. Texas Tech in sixth career start... Registered nine points, a career-high six rebounds and four assists vs. West Virginia... Scored nine points and dished out a career-high six assists vs. Oklahoma... Came off the bench vs. Kansas State to score 11 points, dish out a career-high-tying five assists and record two steals... Posted 13 points, three assists and two steals vs. Iowa State... Drilled five treys in the first half at Kansas State and finished with 17 points... Tallied 11 points off the bench vs. No. 18 Oklahoma State, playing a career-high 38 minutes... Scored six points and dished out a career-high-tying five assists vs. Prairie View A&M... Scored a career-high, team-leading 24 points vs. Idaho (6-of-9 from three-point range) and added career-highs with five assists and five rebounds... Returned to action after missing five games (Utah State through Ole Miss), as she helped her native Australia qualify for the U19 FIBA World Championships which will be held in Russia... Impressive in her collegiate debut with 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals vs. Oral Roberts... Named to fall semester Dean's List and Big 12 Commissioners Honor Roll... Three-time Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Jan. 5, Jan. 12, March 4).
Graduated from John Paul College (grades K-12)... Won two Australian school national championships under coach Peter Foster, sported an undefeated record both seasons... 2013 MVP of Australian School Championships... Named 2013 Female Player of the Year for Basketball Australia and Basketball Queensland... Played on the 2014 Australian Opals Squad... Played in the 2013 FIBA Pacific Games as part of Australia's 19 & Under team where she earned tournament MVP honors and leading Australia to the championship... Member of Australia's National Performance Program and Australia Centre of Excellence.
Daughter of John and Geraldine Wallace and Merilyn Covery... Siblings include Kate, Sam Nikki, Brooke and Milly and step siblings Travis, Makaylee and Cody... Chose Baylor because "I thought it was a good fit for me and a place where I can improve my game"... Selected Baylor over Louisville, Washington, Purdue and SMU... Likes to go to the beach with friends... Would like to play in the Olympics for Australia and after completing her basketball career become a physical education teacher.