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No. 7 WBB Rolls to 80-46 Win Over TCU


46
TCU
(11-5, 2-2) NR/NR
  1ST 2ND F
27 19 46
45 35 80

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Waco, Texas • Attendance: 7,894

80
BAYLOR
(14-1, 4-0) 7/7

THE RUNDOWN
WACO, Texas (AP)- Odyssey Sims scored 28 points and No. 7 Baylor led throughout its 80-46 victory over TCU on Saturday night that extended the Lady Bears' national-best home-court winning streak to 69 games.

After being recognized during pregame for breaking the school's career record for 3-pointers in the previous game, national scoring leader Sims made six more shots from long-range. She had two from beyond the arc when the Lady Bears (14-1, 4-0 Big 12) scored the game's first 14 points in just over 3 minutes.

Sune Agbuke had 15 points for Baylor while freshman Nina Davis had 11 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Imani Wright also had 11 points.

With a quick turnaround to the UConn game, Sims played only 30 minutes. She was 11-of-16 shooting, including 6-of-10 on 3-pointers for the second game in a row. She had a career-high 48 points Wednesday night at West Virginia, when she took over the record for 3-pointers.

Medley had 10 points on 4-of-14 shooting and was the only TCU player scoring in double figures.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Baylor began the game on a 14-0 run.
• Baylor's 10 3-pointers (10-22) were the most this season, and the most since Feb. 27, 2011 at Oklahoma (13-27).
Odyssey Sims now has 16 straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; it marks the 33rd time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game.
• Sims, with six treys tonight, extended her all-time career total, a school record, to 207.
• Sune Abuke's 15 points marked the fourth time this season she reached double figures in scoring.
• Sune Abuke scored 13 points in the first half, the second time she reached double digits before intermission (12 at Kansas State).
Nina Davis' 7 assists was a season high, and she passed her previous season high of four in the first half.
• Davis' 11 points helped her reach double figures in scoring for the 13th time this season out of 15 games.
Imani Wright scored 11 points and reached double figures for the fifth time this season, and the first time since a 4OT loss to Kentucky Dec. 6 (11).

STAT OF THE GAME
Baylor won the points in the paint battle, 36-16.

TWEET OF THE GAME

TOP QUOTE
"Who doesn't want to play the No. 1 team in the country? Especially after being the No. 1 team in the country in the past. I think we're excited. We just want to go out there and play, and I don't think anybody is going to be afraid." - Baylor junior post Sune Agbuke

WHAT'S NEXT
The Lady Bears will host top-ranked Connecticut on Monday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. (CT) in a nationally televised contest (ESPN2).


 

 

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