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Baylor, Kansas State Postgame Notes

March 4, 2013

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Miscellaneous Notes

• Baylor raised its season record to 29-1, 18-0 in Big 12 Conference action.
• Baylor achieved its second-straight undefeated Big 12 regular season. It is the fourth perfect league regular season in Big 12 history. Nebraska (2010) and Oklahoma (2006) also accomplished the feat.
• The Lady Bears have won 55-straight at home, the nation's longest home winning streak.
• The Lady Bears are 51-1 in regular season Big 12 games over the past three seasons, including 46-straight.
• Baylor extended its nation's-best win streak to 27 games.
• With today's Lady Bear win, Kim Mulkey's career record is now 367-80.
• With Baylor's win over Kansas State, the Lady Bears now lead the all-time series 19-8, including 15 straight wins.
Kim Mulkey is 17-4 vs. Kansas State.
• Baylor is 103-4 over its last three seasons and 69-1 over the last two seasons.
• Tonight's attendance of 10,627 ties for the most in school history and is the 12th sellout in program history. Baylor also drew 10,627 against Texas A&M on Feb. 11, 2012 and vs. Connecticut on Dec. 18, 2011.
• It is the 20th time Baylor has had over 10,00 fans attend at game.
• Baylor has won 110 consecutive games when scoring 80 or more points.
• Under Mulkey, Baylor is 176-3 when scoring 80+ points.
• Baylor scored 90+ points for the sixth time this season.

Team Notes

• Baylor set a school-record with a .698 shooting percentage (37-53) in as single game. That mark passes the old record of .691 (36-52) set in 2010 vs. Texas State.
• Baylor's .698 percentage is tied for the second highest in Big 12 history.
• BU extended its Big 12 regular season win streak to 40 games with the victory. BU's last regular season Big 12 loss was at Texas Tech, 56-45, on Feb. 18, 2011.
• Baylor is now 28-0 this season when leading at halftime and 318-23 under Kim Mulkey.
• Baylor celebrated Senior Night by starting five seniors: Brittany Griner, Brooklyn Pope, Jordan Madden, Nae-Nae Hayden and Destiny Williams. It was the first time BU used that lineup this season.
• Kansas State's 15 3-point baskets tie a season-high for a BU opponent.

Individual Notes

Brittney Griner set a career-high with 50 points. That is the most points in a single game by any player in Big 12 history. She passes Texas Tech's Alicia Thompson of Texas Tech, who scored 47 in 1997.
• Griner is just the second BU player to score 50 or more points. Mary Lowry owns the school's all-time single-game record with 54 vs. Texas on Feb. 16, 1994.
• Griner now has 3,123 career points. That moves her into second-place on the career NCAA scoring list. She passed Drake's Lorri Bauman (3,115) and Patricia Hoskins of Mississippi Valley State (3,122).
• Griner dunked for the 14th time in a game with 16:56 remaining in the 2nd half.
• Griner's dunk was her first at the Ferrell Center since her freshman season (vs. Texas State on Jan. 2, 2010).
• Griner has dunked seven times in her senior season.
• Griner has now scored in double-figures in 110 straight games and in 140 of 142 in her career.
• Griner's 140 career double-figure scoring games, second-most in NCAA history. She needs nine more games in double digits to tie Connecticut's Maya Moore (149) for the most in history.
• Griner was in double-figures by halftime for the 20th time this season.
• Griner scored 20 or more points in the first half for the fifth time this season.
• Griner's 20+ points marks the 20th time she's achieved it this season and 97th of her career.
• Griner had 30+ points for the fifth time this season and the 16th time in her career.
• Griner recorded 40+ points for the second time this year and fifth time in her career.
• With her 2 blocks tonight, Griner extended her NCAA DI career blocks record to 721.
• Griner has now recorded a block in 79 straight outings and 139 of her 142 career games.
• With nine points, Kimetria Hayden (1,061) moved into 26th-place on Baylor's career scoring list, passing Ginger Thornton (1,054).
• Hayden (8) had five or more assists in a game for the 16th time this season.
Jordan Madden tied a career-high with nine rebounds.
Destiny Williams (14 points) scored in double-figures for the 10th time this season and the 38th time in her career.
Odyssey Sims (12 points) recorded her 18th double-digit scoring effort of the season and 68th of her career.

 

 

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