Feb. 1, 2014
9/7 BAYLOR (18-3, 8-1) 87, TEXAS (14-7, 5-4) 73
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
the Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Baylor's win Wednesday trims Texas's all-time lead in the series to 57-28, and the Lady Bears are 19-10 vs. Texas under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor has now won 32 straight home games vs. Big 12 foes since a 70-54 loss to Texas, March, 2010.
Baylor is now 81-28 in January games under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor trailed at half (36-35) for the first time since playing No. 1 UCONN, Jan. 13 (36-27), and the Lady Bears won for the second time this season when trailing at half (trailed 41-40 to Ole Miss, won 87-80, 12/18/13).
Baylor scored 21 points off UT's 15 turnovers.
Baylor's two turnovers were a program low, BU's previous low was five: vs. Minnesota, 12/5/10; vs. Colorado, 2/33/06; Iowa State 2/27/02
In Baylor's last 273 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 460 of 472 games.
Baylor is now 126-8 over the last four seasons, and 112 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 92-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 55 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 turned the ball over only two times, shattering the previous season low of eight.
Baylor's 37 free-throws made were a season high (33 vs. Kentucky 12/6/13).
Baylor's 44 free-throw attempts were the most this season in a regulation game and second only to 46 attempts vs. Kentucky in a 4OT loss, Dec. 6, 2013.
Odyssey Sims' 44 points (8th highest single-game total in school history) marked the fourth time in her career with at least 40 and extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 32 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9. It was the 9th game this season (10th of career) with at least 30 points and the 38th career game with at least 20 points.
Sims now has 94 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 32 times in her career.
Sims set career highs for both free throws made (18) and free throws attempted (20).
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 20 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, 18 vs. Texas).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 126-8 (.940) overall, 59-2 (.967) 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 streak of consecutive games with a 3-point field goal was snapped at 15.
Nina Davis recorded her sixth double-double figures of the season (15 pts 17 reb); she reached double figures in scoring for the 17th time this season and double figures in rebounds for the seventh time.
Davis' 17 rebounds matched a season-high, accomplished three times.