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Sims' 38 Leads No. 6 WBB Past Oklahoma, 96-89


89
OKLAHOMA
(17-12, 8-8) NR/NR
  1ST 2ND F
31 58 89
53 43 96

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Highlights | Postgame

Waco, Texas • Attendance: 6,808

96
BAYLOR
(25-3, 15-1) 6/5

THE RUNDOWN
WACO, Texas (AP) - Odyssey Sims scored 38 points and Nina Davis added 28 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 6 Baylor beat Oklahoma 96-89 on Monday night.

Makenzie Robertson added 11 points for the Lady Bears (25-3, 15-1 Big 12).

Baylor led by 32 points in the second half before Oklahoma cut it to 93-87 with 37 seconds. The Sooners (17-12, 8-8) could have made it closer, but Aaryn Ellenberg's shot bounced off the rim and Davis grabbed the rebound.

Ellenberg, who finished with 29 points, was playing her first game since suffering a concussion against Oklahoma State on Feb. 16.

Sims, the nation's leading scorer at nearly 30 points a game, was 12-of-27 from the field and 10 of 15 from the free throw line.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Baylor extended its win streak to 11 straight games.
•Baylor's 53 points are the most points scored in a first half of any Big 12 game by the Lady Bears (previous high was 50, twice with last vs. Texas on Feb. 12, 2011).
• Baylor scored 50 or more points in the half of a Big 12 game for the first since having 50 vs. Missouri on Jan. 4, 2012.
• Baylor scored its most points in the series vs. Oklahoma since tallying 97 vs. Oklahoma on Feb. 1, 1998.
• Baylor scored its most points in a Big 12 game since tallying 96 vs. Texas on Feb. 12, 2011.
Odyssey Sims' 38 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 39 games.
Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9.
• Sims became the third women's player in Big 12 history to score 2,000 points and hand out 600 assists in her career. (Via ESPN Stats & Info).
• Sims' nine assists on the night gave her 606 for her career. She is BU's all-time career assists leader.
• Sims scored 30 or more points in a game for the 13th time this season.
• Sims (9 assists) had six or more assists for the 11th time this season and seven or more for the third straight game.
Makenzie Robertson (11 points) scored in double figures for eighth time this season.
Nina Davis (28 Points and 14 rebounds) had her ninth double-double of the season and tied a career high in points (28 vs. Nicholls State).
• Davis scored in double-figures for the 23rd time this year.
• Davis secured double-digit rebounds for the 10th time this season.
• Davis was at double figures (17 points) by halftime for the seventh time this season.
• Davis scored 20 or more points in a game for the third time this season.
Niya Johnson had nine assists. It marks the 18th time that she has had 6 or more assists in a game.
Sune Agbuke had a career-high three steals.

STAT OF THE GAME
Baylor had 27 points off turnovers, while Oklahoma had 19.

TWEET OF THE GAME

WHAT'S NEXT
Baylor hosts West Virginia Sunday, March 2, at 1:30 p.m. CT on FS1.


 

 

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