Feb. 16, 2014
7/4 BAYLOR (22-3, 12-1) 72, rv/rv Texas (17-8, 8-5) 56
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014
Frank Erwin Center (Austin, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor's win Sunday closes Texas' lead in the all-time series to 57-29, and the Lady Bears are 21-10 vs. Texas under Kim Mulkey, including a 9-5 edge when playing in Austin.
Baylor's win gives the Lady Bears four straight wins in Austin.
Baylor is now 84-23 in February games under Mulkey.
Baylor is now 130-8 over the last four seasons, and 116 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 96-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 59 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.
In Baylor's last 278 games, only one opponent (Stanford, .509) has shot 50% or above. Last season, the Cardinal broke BU's streak of 218 games of holding opponents to under 50 percent shooting. Under Mulkey, BU has held its foes under 50% shooting in 464 of 476 games. Baylor is now 130-8 over the last four seasons, and 115 of those wins have been by 10 points or more - only six times has Baylor's winning margin been five points or fewer.
Baylor scored 33 points off 26 Texas turnovers.
Baylor scored 16 fast break points.
Odyssey Sims' 30 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 36 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9. She tallied the 41st career game with at least 20 points and the 13th with 30 or more.
Sims now has 98 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 36 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 25 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, 12 at Texas Tech, 12 at Texas).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Makenzie Robertson are 130-8 (.942) overall, 63-2 (.969) 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.
Niya Johnson hit her first trey of the season and third of her career. She tallied nine points, a high for her in a Big 12 game this season.