Jan. 3, 2014
9/9 BAYLOR (11-1, 1-0) 92, KANSAS ST. (6-6, 0-1) 63
Thur., Jan. 2, 2014
Bramlage Coliseum (Manhattan, Kan.)
Baylor leads the all-time series with Kansas State 21-8 after Thursday night's win and the Lady Bears are 19-4 vs. the Wildcats under head coach Kim Mulkey.
Baylor has won a nation's-best and Big 12 school-record 41 straight regular-season league games, as its last league loss came Feb. 19, 2011, vs. Texas Tech (56-45).
Baylor has won 50 straight Big 12 games overall, a continuing league record.
Baylor is 104-3 over last four seasons when scoring 70 or more points, BU is 295-16 under Mulkey when scoring 70+ and 190-6 when scoring 80+.
Baylor has scored at least 75 points in all 12 games this season.
Baylor dominated the inside outrebounding the Wildcats 42-30.
The Lady Bears' bench outscored Kansas State's reserves, 19-2.
Baylor shot a season-high 54.5 percent (6-11) from three-point range.
Baylor's field goal percentage of 51.7 percent (30-58) was the second-highest of the season.
In Baylor's last 265 games, only one opponent (Stanford, .509) has shot 50% or above. Last season, the Cardinal broke BU's streak of 217 games of holding opponents to under 50 percent shooting. Under Mulkey, BU has held its foes under 50% shooting in 453 of 465 games.
Baylor is 119-6 over the last four seasons and 107 of those wins have been by 10 points or more - only five times has Baylor's winning margin been five points or fewer.
Baylor is 85-3 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 46-straight games with at least one 3-point field goal made dating back to Nov. 13, 2012 when BU was 0-for-3 from long range.
Baylor has had at least one player score double figures in the first half in all 12 games this season (Sims 15, Agbuke 12).
Baylor is now 319-32 under Mulkey when outrebounding its opponent (58-35).
Sims' 40 points gave her 13 straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; it marks the 30th time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game and the sixth time she's scored 30 or more points.
Sims has now tallied 40 points or more twice ( 47 vs. #5 Kentucky this season).
Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 22 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had 9.
Sims now has 85 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 24 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 12 games this season (13 vs. Grambling State; 14 vs. Nicholls State; 24 vs. Rice (career high); 11 vs. Savannah State; 20 vs. Northwestern State; 24 vs. UTSA; 17 vs. SJSU; 13 vs. Kentucky; 16 vs. Houston Baptist; 16 vs. Ole Miss; 20 vs. McNeese State, 15 vs. Kansas State).
With 4 three-pointers, Sims (194) is now one trey shy of Jennifer King's (1989-93) BU career record of 195.
Sims has scored nine 3-pointers over the past two games (5 vs. McNeese State, 4 vs. Kansas State).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 119-6 (.952) overall, 52-1 (.981) in Big 12 regular season play and undefeated (65-0) at the Ferrell Center. The duo has 6 Big 12 titles, 3 NCAA Tournament trips, an NCAA title and two Final Four appearances to their credit.
Sune Agbuke (16 points, 14 rebounds) recorded her third career double-double and third of the season.
Agbuke's 16 points were a career high, previous was 11 vs. UC Santa Barbara [3/18/12].
Agbuke also played a career high 34 minutes (previous high was 22 twice; #5 Kentucky [12/6/13] and Texas Southern [11/30/11].