March 9, 2011
#3/3 BAYLOR 86, KANSAS 51
MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM KANSAS CITY, MO.
MARCH 9, 2011
Baylor is now 15-7 against Kansas, including 2-1 on neutral courts, BU has won 13 of the last 14 games between the two schools.
Baylor advances to the Big 12 Championship semifinals for the seventh time and is 4-2 in such games.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 168-straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has shot over .500 in 11 games this season, including .563 vs. Kansas today.
BU's .563 (36-64) shooting percentage is a program-best for a Big 12 Championship game.
Baylor is now 7-5 in quarterfinals games and are18-12 all told in Big 12 Championship games, including 17-8 under head coach Kim Mulkey.
Baylor broke its single-season school record for 3-pointers. With five treys today, BU has recorded 165 this campaign, eclipsing the 2004-05 squad's mark of 163.
Brittney Griner (19 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 64-of-65 career games, including all 31 this season.
Over the past nine games, Griner is 60-69 (.870) from the free throw line.
Griner hit three free throws against Kansas to move into fourth place on Baylor's career free throw chart with 378.
Destiny Williams' career-high 21 points is her eighth double figure scoring game of the season.
Melissa Jones tallied 8 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals.