Feb. 9, 2014
7/6 BAYLOR (20-3, 10-1) 81, 12/12 OKLAHOMA STATE (19-4, 8-4) 64
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor posted its 14th straight 20-win season, which is a school and Big 12 record.
Baylor's win Sunday extends its lead in the all-time series with Oklahoma State 31-10, and the Lady Bears are 25-5 vs. OSU under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor has now won 33 straight home games vs. Big 12 foes since a 70-54 loss to Texas, March, 2010.
Baylor is now 83-23 in February games under Mulkey.
Baylor is now 128-8 over the last four seasons, and 114 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 94-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 57 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 went on an 8-0 run from 9:29 to 8:26 in the first half to take a four-point lead, a lead it would never relinquish.
Baylor led in points off turnovers 25-5.
Baylor led in points in the paint 40-30.
In Baylor's last 275 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 462 of 474 games.
Baylor was outrebounded (30-37) by its opponent for only the third games this season; UConn (41-39) and Kansas (51-47) had previously been the only two teams to best the Lady Bears on the boards this season.
Odyssey Sims' 33 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 34 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9. She tallied the 39th career game with at least 20 points and the 11th with 30 or more.
Sims now has 96 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 34 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 23 games this season (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, 12 at OU, 19 vs. OSU).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Mackenzie Robertson are 128-8 (.941) overall, 61-2 (.968) 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.
Makenzie Robertson has made at least one 3-point basket in 20 of 23 games this season and in 17 of the last 18 contests.
Robertson scored in double-figures (13 pts.) for the ninth time in her career and the sixth time this year.
Niya Johnson had a team-high 12 assists in the game. It was the fourth time in her career to have double-digit assists and the third time this season. She has led BU in assists in 18 games during her career.
Nina Davis (13 points) recorded her 19th-double digit scoring game of this season.