Jan. 5, 2014
9/9 BAYLOR (12-1, 2-0) 75, KANSAS (7-7, 0-2) 55
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
the Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Baylor leads the all-time series with Kansas 20-7 after Sunday afternoon's win and the Lady Bears are 18-1 vs. the Jayhawks under head coach Kim Mulkey.
Baylor has won a nation's-best and school-record 68 straight home games, as its last loss at home came March 7, 2010, vs. Texas (70-54).
Baylor has won a nation's-best and Big 12 school-record 42 straight regular-season league games, as its last league loss came Feb. 19, 2011, vs. Texas Tech (56-45).
Baylor is 75-26 in January games under Mulkey.
Baylor has won 51 straight games against Big 12 opponents overall, a continuing league record.
Baylor is 105-3 over last four seasons when scoring 70 or more points, BU is 296-16 under Mulkey when scoring 70+ and 191-6 when scoring 80+.
Baylor has scored at least 75 points in all 13 games this season.
Nine of 10 Baylor players that played in the contest, scored at least one point.
Baylor outscored the Jayhawks in the paint, 44-16.
The Lady Bears outrebounded KU by nine (50-41), and capitalized on 23 second-chance points compared to the Jayhawks' 6
Baylor's eight turnovers tied a season low, and it was the fourth time this season that the Lady Bears have kept the turnovers to single digits.
In Baylor's last 266 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 120-6 over the last four seasons and 108 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 86-3 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 47-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 13 games this season (Sims 18).
Baylor is now 320-32 under Mulkey when outrebounding its opponent (50-41).
Sims' 30 points gave her 14 straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; it marks the 31st time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game and the 7th time she's scored 30 or more points.
Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 23 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had 9.
Sims now has 86 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 25 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 13 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, 18 vs. Kansas).
Sims' 30 points gives her 401 on the season; she's scored at least 400 points in all four of her seasons with Baylor.
Sims' one 3-point field goal ties the school record for career 3-pointers made with 195 (Jennifer King, 1989-93).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 120-6 (.952) overall, 53-1 (.981) in Big 12 regular season play and undefeated (66-0) 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.
Nina Davis' 19 points gives the freshman double figures in 11 of 13 games this season.