Jan. 29, 2014
9/7 BAYLOR (17-3, 7-1) 92, TEXAS TECH (6-14, 0-9) 43
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
The Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Baylor's win Wednesday trims Texas Tech's all-time lead in the series to 47-31, and the Lady Bears are 23-8 vs. TTU under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor has now won 31 straight home games vs. Big 12 foes since a 70-54 loss to Texas, March, 2010.
Baylor is now 80-28 in January games under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor began the game on a 19-0 run as Texas Tech missed its first 12 field goals before scoring first at the 10:43 mark in the first half.
Baylor's 49-point win was the largest margin of victory for the Lady Bears against a Big 12 team this season (TCU 34, 1/11) and the largest since defeating Kansas 90-40 (50) Jan. 28, 2006.
Niya Johnson was the only Lady Bear not to score in the contest, but she contributed seven assists in the win.
In Baylor's last 272 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 459 of 471 games.
Baylor is now 125-8 over the last four seasons, and 111 of those wins have been by 10 points or more - only six times has Baylor's winning margin been five points or fewer.
Baylor is now 91-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 54 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 matched a season low with just eight turnovers.
Odyssey Sims, 25 points, extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 31 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9. It was the 37th career game for Sims with at least 20 points.
Sims now has 93 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 31 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 19 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, at OSU 11, 14 vs. Texas Tech).
Sims now has eight games this season with at least 20 points and at least five assists (25-6).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 125-8 (.939) overall, 58-2 (.966) 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's 11 points marked the fifth time this season that she's scored in double figures and the second-straight game.
Robertson has hit at least one 3-point field goal in 15 straight games. She is 9 of her last 17 beyond the arc (.529).
Nina Davis' 13 points marked the 16th time this season she's scored in double figures.
Sune Abuke grabbed 10 rebounds to reach double digits in that category for the eighth time this season and the second-straight game.
Khadijah Cave reached double figures in scoring (11) on 5-of-5 shooting for the first time this season vs. a Big 12 opponent, and the fourth time overall.
Ieshia Small scored a career high 10 points and matched a season-high with five assists.