ESPN2 to telecast first round live
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 has advanced to the NCAA Championship second round for the 11th time in 12 tries.
Second Round Practice Day Press Conference
Baylor Lady Bears NCAA Round Two, 3/26/13
Baylor Lady Bears NCAA Round One, 3/24/13
Baylor Lady Bears -vs- Iowa State, 3/11/13
Baylor vs. Iowa State (AP)
Baylor Lady Bears -vs- Kansas State, 3/4/13
Big 12 Championships All-Tournament Team (2012, 2013)
WBCA All-American (honorable mention, 2012)
All-Tournament team - Final Four (2012)
All-Tournament team - Des Moines Regional (2012)
WBCA All-Region 5 (2012)
All-Big 12 - second team (2012)
Big 12 Conference Newcomer of the Year (2011)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2010)
Graduated May 2013 ... After transfering from Illinois, sat out the spring semester of 2009-10 season and fall semester of 2010-11 season to satisfy the NCAA's transfer policy ... First game as a Lady Bear was Dec. 20, 2010, vs. Clemson in the Bahamas Sunsplash Shootout ... Finished BU career with 906 points and 770 rebounds.
Averaged 9.1 points and 7.7 rebounds a game ... Led the team in rebounding vs. Lamar with seven, also tallied eight points, two assists, a block and a steal ... Ranked No. 2 on the team (behind Brittney Griner) in rebounding on the season with 6.6 boards a game ... Has recorded three double-doubles; No. 6 Kentucky, Rice and No. 20 Oklahoma ... 14 points 12 rebounds vs. Kentucky while shooting 6-of-8 (.750) from the floor ... 12 points, 10 rebounds vs Rice while shooting 6-of-7 (.857) from the floor ... Hauled down 10 rebounds at No. 5 Notre Dame ... Tallied 14 points vs. Southeastern Louisiana ... Came off the bench to score 11 points and haul down eight rebounds vs. No. 13 Oklahoma State ... Tallied 10 points and nine rebounds off the bench vs. No. 25 Iowa State ... Collected third double-double of the season with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. No. 20 Oklahoma ... Hauled down a season-high 12 rebounds at Texas ... Narrowly missed a double-double vs. Texas Tech with nine points and eight rebounds ... Scored a team-high 16 points while pulling down six rebounds at Oklahoma ... Was 6-7 from the floor and scored 14 points vs. Kansas State ... Poured in a season-high 20 points (9-11) and hauled down seven rebounds in Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals vs. Kansas State ... Tallied 10 points, six rebounds vs. Oklahoma State in Big 12 Championship semifinal game ... Ranks No. 5 in the Big 12 in field goal percentage (.542) ... Hauled a team-leading 10 rebounds vs. Prairie View A&M, her fourth double-digit rebounding effort of the season ... Received the Big 12's Sixth Man Award ... Named to the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team for the second straight year ... Maintained a .700 (28-40) field goal percentage over the last six games.
Second on the team in rebounding with 9.1 a contest, third in scoring at 10.1 ppg ... Earned the team's Rebounding Award ... Selected to both the Final Four and Des Moines Regional All-Tournament teams ... Earned honorable mention WBCA All-American honors ... Named All-Big 12 second team and to the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament team ... Named to WBCA All-Region 5 team ... Tallied 14 points, nine rebounds and a career-high three assists vs. Chattanooga ... Posted first double-double of season with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. No. 22 UCLA ... Followed with another double-double with 15 points and a career-high 13 rebounds vs. No. 2 Notre Dame ... Hauled down six rebounds in 11 minutes of action vs. St. John's ...Notched third double-double of season with 11 points and career-high 14 rebounds vs. Mississippi Valley State ... Led the team in rebounding vs. Missouri with 10 ... Recorded fourth double-double of season with 11 points and team-high 13 rebounds vs. OSU, also blocked four shots and tallied three steals ... Recorded another double-double with career-high-tying 21 points and 14 rebounds at Texas also tallied career-high-tying three steals ... Pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds at No. 17 Texas Tech ... Tallied fourth straight double-figure rebounding effort with a team-high 13 vs. No. 23 Kansas State ... Sat out much of the first half with two fouls at Oklahoma but managed 13 points and seven rebounds in just 18 minutes of action ... Hauled down 11 rebounds vs. Kansas ... Seventh double-double of the season with 10 points, 11 rebounds at Missouri ... Tallied 14 points and nine rebounds at Kansas State, was 6-of-8 from the floor and 2-2 from free throw line ... Led the team in rebounding vs. Oklahoma with 15 ... Tallied ninth double-double of career and eighth of season with 16 points and 10 rebounds vs. Texas Tech ... Turned in another double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Texas (ninth of season) ... Hauled down game-high 12 rebounds at No. 17 Texas A&M ... Notched 10th double-double of the season with 15 points/11 rebounds vs. Iowa State, was 7-of-9 from the floor ...12 points and team-high 14 rebounds in Big 12 Championship semifinals vs. Kansas State ... Delivered 12th double-double of the season in the Big 12 Championship title game vs. No. 22 Texas A&M with 12 points and 11 rebounds, was 6-of-8 from the floor ... Was a perfect 5-of-5 from the floor in NCAA Championship first round game vs. UC Santa Barbara, scored 12 points .... Registered 13th double-double of the season and 15th of her career with 11 points and a team-leading 13 rebounds in NCAA Tournament second round game vs. Florida ... Was 9-of-10 from the floor in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game vs. No. 15 Georgia Tech, tallied 18 points in the win ... Notched another double-digit rebounding effort with a game-high 10 vs. No. 2 Stanford in NCAA Championship semifinal contest.
Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year ... Earned the team's Rebounding Award ... Started in 20 games and ranked No. 1 in field goal percentage (.545), No. 2 in rebounding (8.7 rpg) and was No. 3 on the team in scoring (8.7 ppg) ... Played first game as a Lady Bear vs. Clemson, tallied five points, six rebounds and two assists in 16 minutes of action ... Scored six points and hauled down four rebounds vs. No. 23 Syracuse ... Recorded her first career double-digit scoring effort with 12 points and led the team in rebounding with nine vs. UT-Pan American, followed that with 11 points vs. Iowa State ... Earned first career start vs. OSU (Jan. 15) ... Tallied 12 points at Kansas ... Started 13 of 16 Big 12 Conference games ... Scored in double figures in 10 of 24 games ... Led team in rebounding vs. Texas Tech (Jan. 22) with eight, added 11 points, two steals, a block and an assist in a then-career-high 24 minutes of action ... Recorded her first double-double with career-high 19 points and team-leading 11 rebounds vs. Oklahoma ... Tallied 17 points and seven rebounds in a career-high 25 minutes at Oklahoma State ... Led the team in rebounding at Nebraska with nine ... Pulled down nine boards vs. No. 5 Texas A&M ... Hauled down a game-high 10 rebounds at No. 16 Oklahoma ... Notched second double-double of season/career with 10p/11r at Colorado ... Tallied a career-high 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds vs. Kansas in Big 12 Championship Quarterfinals ... 18 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal in Big 12 Championship semifinal victory over Kansas State ... Snagged a team-leading, career-tying 11 rebounds in BU victory over Texas A&M in the Big 12 Championship title game ... Narrowly missed a double-double vs. West Virginia with 10 points and nine rebounds ... Six points, nine rebounds vs. Green Bay in second round NCAA win ... Shot .600 (12-20) from the floor in four NCAA Tournament games ... Ranked No. 2 on the team in rebounding in NCAA Tourney games with 7.5 per contest ... Named to fall 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
PRIOR TO BAYLOR...
Played in one game at Illinois, scored one point in seven minutes of action against Temple, before leaving the program.
Won a gold medal with the U.S. U19 National Team at 2009 U19 World Championships, July 23-Aug. 2, in Bangkok, Thailand ... Averaged 4.5 points and 4.5 rebounds for Team USA during World's and led the team in rebounding twice ... Ranked as the No. 8 senior in the nation and the No. 1 forward by ESPN HoopGurlz and was No. 16 according to Blue Star ... Named to McDonald's, Parade, Max Prep and Sporting News All-American teams and was a WBCA High School All-American ... 2008-09 Gatorade Michigan Girls Basketball Player of the Year ... Two-time first team all-state selection by both the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News ... Averaged 29.9 points, 16.1 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 4.5 blocks as a senior ... Led Benton Harbor HS to a Class A state championship and 25-2 record as a senior, with a double-double of 31 points and 21 rebounds in the title game ... Scored 2,058 career points and hauled down 1,475 career rebounds, both Benton HS records ... Named 2008 Michigan Class A Player of the Year by the Associated Press after averaging 24.5 points, 13.9 rebounds, 4.2 blocks and 3.7 as a junior and leading her school to a 17-2 record ... Averaged 25.3 points, 14.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a sophomore to earn all-state (AP and Coaches), all-conference and all-city honors ... Attended the Nike Skills Regional Academy in 2007 ... Named to school's honor roll three years and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Destiny Cheyenne Williams ... Born Sept. 20, 1991, in St. Joseph, Mich. ... Daughter of Angelia Brohiri of Benton Harbor, Mich. ... Has two sisters, Demishia (27) and Danika (20) and a brother, Dominique (25) ... Selected Baylor over Miami (FL) and Pittsburgh ... Chose Baylor because of the coaching staff, the team and the school's academics ... Hobbies are swimming, volleyball, softball and track ... Speech communications major ... Career goals include playing professional basketball..