March 8, 2012
#1/1 BAYLOR 72, TEXAS TECH 48
MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM KANSAS CITY, MO.
MARCH 8, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 5,542
The 32-0 record is the best in program history, and keeps Baylor as the only undefeated team in NCAA Division I.
With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 330-79.
The Lady Bears own the longest active win streak (32) in NCAA Division I women's basketball.
Baylor is 70-4 over its last 74 games.
The win is Baylor's 17th in the last 19 games vs. Texas Tech, the Lady Bears are now 26-57 vs. the Lady Raiders, 3-0 in Kansas City, and 20-8 under Kim Mulkey.
The Baylor is now 8-5 in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal games. The Lady Bears are 21-12 all-told in Big 12 Championship contests and 20-8 under head coach Kim Mulkey.
Baylor advances to the Big 12 Championship semifinals for the eighth time in program history and second straight; 2011, '09, '07, '06, '05, '04, '02.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 207 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has won 34 of its last 35 regular-season Big 12 games. Its last loss was Feb. 19, 2011 at Texas Tech.
Baylor has now won 30 or more games in seven seasons, including three under Kim Mulkey and each of the last two.
For the seventh time this season, every Baylor player that saw action scored.
Baylor's 3-point field-goal percentage of .625 (5-of-8) is the highest of the season, and marks the best since shooting .700 (7-10) against Kansas State on March 11, 2011 (Big 12 Championship semifinals).
Griner (15 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 72 straight games and in 102 of 104 in her career.
Griner's five blocks marks the 57th time in her career she's blocked five or more shots in a game.
Kimetria Hayden has scored in double figures in 15 games this season, 27 in career. With five assists today, she has delivered five or more assists in 10 games this season.
Odyssey Sims has scored in double figures in 23 games this season, 45 in career.
Ashley Field's nine points today were the most vs. a Big 12 team this season, previous high was five at Missouri.
Field's 22 minutes were a season-high.