March 11, 2014
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7/9 BAYLOR (28-4) 74, 5/7 WEST VIRGINIA (29-3) 71
Monday, March 10, 2014
Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Big 12 Championship Finals
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor wins its fourth straight Big 12 Championship crown and sixth overall (2005, '09, '11, '12, '13, '14).
Kim Mulkey is now 401-85 (.825).
With the victory, Baylor now leads the series with West Virginia, 5-2.
Baylor is now 29-12 in Big 12 Championship games, 6-2 in the finals.
Mulkey is now 5-1 vs. West Virginia.
Mulkey is now 104-62 (.626) vs. ranked opponents, 4-3 this season.
Senior Odyssey Sims and freshman Nina Davis were named to the all-tournament team, Davis was named the Most Outstanding Player. Sims was recognized for the third straight year.
Baylor is now 26-2 when leading at the half (led 38-32).
Baylor has 67 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 137-9 over the last four seasons, and 120 of those wins have been by 10 points or more - only eight times has Baylor's winning margin been five points or fewer.
Baylor is now 103-6 over the past three seasons.
Baylor is 4-3 vs. AP ranked opponents this season, three of which were ranked in the AP's Top 10 at tip-off.
With the victory, Baylor posts its first win over a top 5 team this season and first since a 76-70 win over No. 3 UConn on Feb. 18, 2013.
Odyssey Sims' 938 points this season sets a new Big 12 Conference single season scoring record, she passed Brittney Griner's 929 set over 40 games during the 2011-12 season.
Sims' 19 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 46 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9.
Sims now has 106 career games in double figures.
Nina Davis (16 points) scored in double-figures for the 28th time this season.
Davis, with 14 points in the first half, recorded her 11th game of attaining double figures by halftime.
Niya Johnson scored a career-high 19 points, her fourth double-figure game of the season.
Johnson also recorded a career-high nine free throws.
Sune Agbuke hauled down 10 rebounds for her 14th career double-digit rebounding effort and sixth of the season, including second straight.