Feb. 16, 2013
No. 1/1 Baylor 78, TCU 45
Ferrell Center - Waco, Texas
February 16, 2013 - Att. 10,258
Baylor raised its season record to 24-1, 14-0 in Big 12 play.
With the win, Baylor has clinched at least a share of the Big 12 regular-season title. It is BU's third straight league crown and the program's fourth overall.
The Lady Bears have won 53-straight at home, the nation's longest home winning streak.
With today's Lady Bear win, Kim Mulkey's career record is now 362-80.
The Lady Bears are 47-1 in regular season Big 12 games over the past three seasons, including 42-straight.
Baylor leads the all-time series over TCU 25-5, including an 12-2 advantage in games played in Waco.
The Lady Bears have won 14 straight vs. the Horned Frogs.
Kim Mulkey is 2-0 vs. TCU.
Baylor is 98-4 over its last three seasons.
Today's attendance of 10,258 is the 11th-largest in program history and the 18th time the Lady Bears have hosted over 10,000 fans for a game. It is the second-largest crowd of the season.
BU extended its Big 12 regular season win streak to 36 games with the victory. BU's last regular season Big 12 loss was at Texas Tech, 56-45, on Feb. 18, 2011.
Baylor extended its nation's-best win streak to 22 games.
Baylor is now 24-0 this season when leading at halftime and 316-23 under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor (42-20) was ahead by 20 or more points at half for the 10th time this season.
Baylor (78) score 70 or more points for the 22nd time this season.
The Lady Bears held an opponent under 50 points for the fourth game in a row and the 11th time this season.
Brittney Griner (22 pts. & 10 reb.) recorded the 55th double-double of her career and her 11th this season.
With her 22 points today, Griner has now scored in double-figures in 105 straight games and in 135 of 137 in her career.
Griner's 135 career double-figure scoring games surpasses Oklahoma's Courtney Paris (134) for the second-most in NCAA history. She needs 14 more games in double digits to tie Connecticut's Maya Moore (149) for the most in history.
Griner now has 2,975 career points to move into ninth on the NCAA Division I all-time scoring list. Today she passed Appalachian State's Valorie Whiteside (2,955). She needs six more points to tie Mississippi State's LaToya Thomas for eighth on the list.
With her two blocks today, Griner extended her NCAA DI career blocks record to 695.
Griner has now recorded a block in 74 straight outings and 134 of her 137 career games.
Griner scored in double-digits by halftime for the 17th time this season.
Griner scored 20 or more points in a game for the 16th time this season and the 93rd time in her career.
With four assists today, Odyssey Sims (404) now is just three assists away from tying Jessika Stratton (407) for the fifth-most in program history.
Kimetria Hayden (8) had five or more assists in a game for the 14th time this year.
Brooklyn Pope had 10 points to score double digits for the 33rd time in her career and the 16th time this season.
Alexis Prince (10) scored in double digits for the fourth time this season.
Prince tied had a career-high with three assists.
Prince tied a career-high with two blocks.
Niya Johnson (8) had five or more assists for the fourth time this season.
Kristina Higgins set career-highs with eight points and five rebounds. Her previous highs in those categories were seven (vs. Rice on Nov. 27, 2012) and four (twice before), respectively.