Jan. 19, 2013
Box Score |
No. 1/1 Baylor 76, West Virginia 58
Ferrell Center - Waco, Texas
January 19, 2013 - Att. 10,245
With tonight's Lady Bear win, Kim Mulkey's career record is now 354-80.
Baylor raised its season record to 16-1, 6-0 in Big 12 play.
The Lady Bears have won 49-straight at home, the nation's longest home winning streak.
BU extended its Big 12 regular season win streak to 28 games with the victory. BU's last regular season Big 12 loss was at Texas Tech, 56-45, on Feb. 18, 2011.
The Lady Bears are 39-1 in regular season Big 12 games over the past three seasons.
Baylor now leads the all-time series vs. the Mountaineers, 2-1. This was the first meeting between the two schools as Big 12 foes.
Baylor is 90-4 over its last three seasons.
Tonight's attendance of 10,245 is the largest of the season and the 10th-largest all-time.
The starting lineup up of Odyssey Sims, Jordan Madden, Kimetria Hayden, Brooklyn Pope and Brittany Griner improved to 10-0 this season.
With 10 blocks, Baylor tied a season-high. The Lady Bears also had 10 at Rice on Nov. 27, 2012.
Baylor had a season-high 20 fouls.
Baylor scored 70 or more points in a game for the 15th time this season.
With her 27 points today, Brittney Griner has now scored in double-figures in 97 straight games and in 126 of 129 in her career. She hit the 20-point mark for the 11th time this season, 80th of her career.
Griner reached doubles figures in the first half for the 12th time this season and for the fifth-straight game.
Griner now has 2,797career points. That ranks second all-time in the Big 12.
She needs just 39 points to pass OSU's Andrea Riley (2,836) for the Big 12's top spot.
Griner's 15 rebounds were a season-high, passing her 14 at Notre Dame on Dec. 5, 2012.
Griner tallied the fifth double-double of the season and the 50th of her career.
With nine blocks today, Griner now has a Big 12 record 651 career blocks; 12 shy of Louella Tomlinson's (Saint Mary's [Calif.]) NCAA DI record of 663.
The nine blocks by Griner were a season high. It is the 67th game of her career in which she has had 5 or more blocks.
Griner has now recorded a block in 66 straight outings and 126 of her 129 career games.
Odyssey Sims had two 3-point baskets in the game and moves into fourth place on the career chart for 3-point field goals made with 141. She passed former Lady Bear Jessica Morrow's mark of 140 made from 2005-09.
Sims' 15 points in the game give her double-figure scoring in eight games this season and the 58 in her career.
With seven assists tonight, Sims moves up to No. 9 on Baylor's career assist chart, she now has 353 career assists.
The seven assists are the 10th time this season Sims has had four or more assists in a game.
With her 10 points in the game, Kimetria Hayden reached double figures for the sixth time this season and the 35th time in her career.