Jan. 11, 2014
7/7 BAYLOR (14-1, 3-0) 80, TCU (11-5, 2-2) 46
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
the Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
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).
Baylor leads the all-time series with TCU, 26-5 after Saturday night's win and the Lady Bears are 3-0 vs. the Horned Frogs under head coach Kim Mulkey.
Baylor has won a nation's-best and school-record 69-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 44 straight regular-season league games, as its last league loss came Feb. 19, 2011, vs. Texas Tech (56-45).
Baylor outrebounded TCU 48-29 and scored 23 second-chance points.
Baylor is 77-26 in January games under Mulkey.
Baylor has won 53 straight games against Big 12 opponents overall, a continuing league record.
Baylor is 107-3 over last four seasons when scoring 70 or more points, BU is 298-16 under Mulkey when scoring 70+ and 192-6 when scoring 80+.
Baylor has scored at least 75 points in all 14 games this season.
7,894 fans attended the Ferrell Center for the game, which marked a season high.
In Baylor's last 268 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 455 of 467 games.
Baylor is 122-6 over the last four seasons and 110 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 88-3 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 49-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 is now 322-32 under Mulkey when outrebounding its opponent (48-29).
It marked the seventh time this season that two BU players were in double digits before halftime (Sims 18, Abuke 13).
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.
Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 25 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had 9.
Sims now has 88 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 27 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 14 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 at Kansas State, 18 vs. Kansas, 26 at West Virginia, 18 vs. TCU).
Sims' 28 points gives her 477 on the season; she's scored at least 400 points in all four of her seasons with Baylor.
Sims now has 20-straight games with at least one 3-point field goal made (last gm with 0, 3/9/13 vs. Kansas State).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 122-6 (.953) overall, 55-1 (.982) in Big 12 regular season play and undefeated (67-0) 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 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.
Davis was one rebound shy of a double-double.
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).
Makenzie Robertson has hit at least one 3-point field goal in 10-straight games.