Jan. 22, 2014
12/10 BAYLOR (15-3, 5-1) 71, KANSAS STATE (8-10, 2-5) 48
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014
the Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Baylor's win Wednesday extends its lead in the all-time series with Kansas State 22-8, and the Lady Bears are 20-4 vs. KSU under Kim Mulkey
Baylor has now won 30 straight home games vs. Big 12 foes since a 70-54 loss to Texas, March, 2010.
Baylor is now 78-28 in January games under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor held KSU to 13 points in the first half, the lowest output of an opponent this season overall (Savannah State, 17, Nov. 21) and in the Big 12 (Kansas, 24, 1/5/14).
Baylor scored 34 points off turnovers, the most since the season opener against Grambling (48, Nov. 9).
Baylor's 19 points in the second half were the fewest points scored in a half by a BU team all season, and the Lady Bears were outscored 35-19 in the second frame.
In Baylor's last 270 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 458 of 470 games.
Baylor is now 123-8 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 now 89-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 52 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.
Odyssey Sims (20 points) now has 19 straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; it marks the 36th time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game.
Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 28 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9.
Sims now has 91 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 30 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 17 games this season and the 7th 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, 14 vs. Kansas State).
Sims now has 23 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 123-8 (.939) overall, 56-2 (.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.
Mackenzie Robertson has hit at least one 3-point field goal in 13 straight games.