Feb. 24, 2012
#1/1 BAYLOR 76, KANSAS 45
ALLEN FIELDHOUSE LAWRENCE, KAN.
FEB. 24, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 4,676
The 29-0 start is the best in program history, Baylor the only undefeated team in NCAA Division I.
With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 327-79.
Baylor is now 167-89 in Big 12 regular season play and 140-52 under Mulkey.
The Lady Bears own the longest active win streak (29) in NCAA Division I women's basketball.
Baylor's 29-0 start is the second-best in Big 12 history behind Nebraska's 30-0 mark to begin the 2009-10 season.
Baylor is 67-4 over its last 71 games.
The win is Baylor's fifth straight over Kansas and moves BU to 17-7 all-time vs. Kansas; 6-4 in Lawrence and 15-1 under Mulkey.
Baylor has its first 16-0 conference start in the Big 12 era, besting last year's 11-0 start. The record equals Oklahoma (2006) and Nebraska's (2010) league-best 16-0 marks.
Baylor extended its school-record Big 12 regular-season win streak to 19 straight.
Baylor is 69-3 since the start of the 2009-10 season when allowing 60 or fewer points, including 23-0 this season.
Baylor has held 11 consecutive and 17 of its last 18 opponents under 60 points.
Baylor has scored at least 70 points in 13 of its last 14 games.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 204 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has won 32 of its last 33 regular-season Big 12 games. Its last loss was Feb. 19, 2011 at Texas Tech.
Brittney Griner (20 pts) has scored in double-figures in 69 straight games and in 99 of 101 in her career.
Kimetria Hayden (16 points) recorded her 14th double-figures scoring game of the season and 26th of her career. She has scored in double-figures in four of the last five games.
Brooklyn Pope (10 points) recorded her 11th double-figure scoring game of the season and 19th of her career.
Odyssey Sims (15 points) notched her 21st game of the season double-digit scoring of the season and 44th of her career.