Jan. 19, 2014
Kansas (9-9, 2-4) 76, 7/7 BAYLOR (14-3, 4-1) 60
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014
Allen Fieldhouse (Lawrence, Kan.)
Today's loss marks Baylor's first back-to-back losses since 2010. The Lady Bears fell in OT at Oklahoma (62-60) on Feb. 10, 2010, and at Iowa State (69-45) on Feb. 13, 2010.
The loss marked the largest margin of defeat since UConn defeated BU, 70-50, on April 4, 2010 (NCAA Championship semifinals).
The loss halted BU's nation's-best and Big 12 record 44 straight regular-season league game win streak. Prior to today, its last league loss came Feb. 19, 2011, vs. Texas Tech (56-45).
With today's loss, Baylor leads the all-time series vs. Kansas, 20-8 and Kim Mulkey is 18-2 against the Jayhawks.
Baylor is now 77-28 in January games under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor failed to score at least 75 points for just the second time all season.
In Baylor's last 269 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 457 of 469 games.
Baylor is now 122-8 over the last four seasons, and 109 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 now 88-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 51 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 shot season lows from both the floor (.304, 24-79) and the free throw line (.529, 9-17).
Odyssey Sims, with 31 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, registered her 7th career double-double, the second via points and rebounds.
Sims (31 points) now has 18 straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; it marks the 35th time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game. She has scored 30 or more points in eight games this season.
Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 27 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9.
Sims now has 90 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 29 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 16 games this season and the sixth time she's had 20 or more by halftime (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; 15 vs. UCONN; 21 at Kansas).
Sims now has 22 straight games with at least one 3-point field goal made (last game with 0, 3/9/13 vs. Kansas State).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 122-8 (.939) overall, 55-2 (.965) in Big 12 regular season . The duo has 6 Big 12 titles, 3 NCAA Tournament trips, an NCAA title and two Final Four appearances to their credit.
Robertson has hit at least one 3-point field goal in 12 straight games.
Sune Agbuke, with a career-high-tying 6 blocks vs. Kansas, has blocked five or more shots in three games this season and four times in her career. She also dished out a career-high-tying 3 assists and hauled down 10 rebounds. It was the 6th double-figure rebounding effort of the season and 8th of her career.