Feb. 19, 2014
6/5 BAYLOR (23-3, 13-1) 89, --/23 IOWA STATE (17-8, 6-8) 51
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor has now won 34 straight home games vs. Big 12 foes since a 70-54 loss to Texas, March, 2010.
Baylor extended its win streak to nine straight games.
Baylor has won a nation's-best 133 straight home games vs. non-ranked opponents, dating back to an April 4, 2003, loss to Auburn in the WNIT finals.
Baylor's win gives the Lady Bears seven straight wins over Iowa State, including victories in 13 of the last 14 games vs. the Cyclones.
Baylor now leads the overall series with ISU, 18-6, including a 10-1 mark in games played in Waco and a 17-3 record under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor is now 85-23 in February games under Mulkey.
Baylor is now 131-8 over the last four seasons, and 117 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 97-5 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 60 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 279 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 465 of 477 games.
Baylor scored 80 or more points for the 17th time this season and the seventh time in Big 12 play.
Baylor outscored Iowa State 20-0 on points off turnovers.
Baylor's bench outscored Iowa State 39-10. It was Baylor's most bench points in Big 12 play this year, passing the 37 vs. Texas Tech.
Baylor had 28 assists to Iowa State's nine. It was Baylor's most assists in Big 12 play.
Baylor (53.8 percent) shot over 50 percent for the sixth time this season.
Odyssey Sims' 24 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 37 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9. She tallied the 42nd career game with at least 20 points.
Sims became the Baylor single-season leader in made 3-point baskets with her second of the game. She went on to make four more treys to give her a total of six in the game and 80 for the season. The previous record was 75 by Emily Niemann in 2003-04.
Sims now has 99 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 37 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 26 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, 18 vs. Iowa State).
Sims tied a season-high with six 3-point baskets. She has had six in three other games this year.
Sims' nine assists in the game were her second-highest total of the season. She had 13 vs. San Jose State on Dec. 13, 2013.
Makenzie Robertson went 3-for-3 from 3-point range in the game. It was only her second game of the season to be perfect from behind the arc.
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Makenzie Robertson are 131-8 (.942) overall, 64-2 (.970) 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 had 11 points in the game to notch her seventh double-figure scoring game of the season.
Niya Johnson had 10 assists in the game. It was her fourth game of the season with 10 or more assists.
Nina Davis (11 points) scored in double-figures for the 21st time this year.
Khadijiah Cave had 10 points in the game to be in double-figures for the sixth time this season.
Chardonae Fuqua' had four points in the game. It was her most points in a Big 12 game this season.