March 2, 2014
11/10 West Virginia (26-3, 15-2) 71 , 6/5 BAYLOR (25-4, 15-2) 69
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor saw its win streak halted at 11 games.
Baylor saw its 35 game home win streak broken. BU had won 35 straight home games vs. Big 12 foes since a 70-54 loss to Texas, March, 2010.
With the victory, West Virginia gains its first win over Baylor, BU still leads the series, 4-1.
Baylor has 63 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.
Baylor is now 133-9 over the last four seasons, and 118 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 99-6 over the past three seasons.
West Virginia is the first team since Stanford (11/16/12) to shoot 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 469 of 482 games.
Makenzie Robertson and Odyssey Sims are 75-2 in the Ferrell Center throughout their four-year career.
Baylor is 2-3 vs. AP ranked opponents this season.
Odyssey Sims' 39 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 40 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9.
Sims scored 30 or more points in a game for the 14th time this season.
Sims now has 102 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 40 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all 29 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, 10 at TCU, 21 vs. OU, 14 vs. West Virginia).
Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Makenzie Robertson are 133-9 (.937) overall, 66-3 (.957) 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.
Nina Davis (12 points and 16 rebounds) had her 10th double-double of the season.
Davis scored in double-figures for the 24th time this year.
Davis secured double-digit rebounds for the 11th time this season.
Niya Johnson had six assists. It marks the 19th time that she has had 6 or more assists in a game.