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Baylor, Texas A&M Postgame Notes




March 12, 2011

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#3/3 BAYLOR 61, #8/8 TEXAS A&M 58
MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM • KANSAS CITY, MO.
MARCH 12, 2011 • ATTENDANCE: 4,250

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Baylor is now 47-35 against Texas A&M, including 7-4 on neutral courts, BU has won the last eight games between the two schools.
• Baylor wins to the Big 12 Championship third time (2005 and '09) and is 3-2 in such games. Baylor's 2005 win was also in Kansas City. BU has now won five Big 12 titles, two regular season (2005, 2011) and three postseason tournaments (2005, 2009, 2011).
• Baylor becomes the fifth team to claim both the Big 12 regular season and tournament championships; Texas Tech (1998 & `99), Iowa State (2000), Oklahoma (2002 & '06), Texas (2003), Baylor (2005, '11).
• Baylor, at 31-2, has won at least 30 games in two seasons under Coach Mulkey and six seasons overall. Four of BU's 30-win seasons came before the sport was recognized as an NCAA Championship sport.
• Texas A&M's .071 (1-14) 3-point field goal percentage was an opponent season low.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 170-straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
• Baylor is now 3-2 in title games and is 20-12 all told in Big 12 Championship games, including 19-8 under head coach Kim Mulkey.
• The Lady Bears hauled down 50 or more rebounds (50) for the eighth time this season.
• Baylor is 11-1 versus ranked opponents this season, including four top 10 wins and five wins over teams currently ranked in the top 10 (3-Texas A&M, Tennessee, Notre Dame).
• Baylor has held 13 of its 33 opponents this season to below a .300 field goal percentage.
• Baylor is 26-1 on the year when allowing 60 or fewer points.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Brittney Griner (31 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 66-of-67 career games, including all 33 this season. She also recorded her 22nd 20+ point performance of the season and 38th of her career and the third 30-point game of her career.
• Griner (1,389 pts.) moved three spots to tied for No. 11 on BU career scoring chart, passing Angela Tisdale's (2004-08) 1,373 points and Jackie Reitier's (1980-84) 1,379 points. She is tied with Debbie Polk (1980-82) at 1,389.
• Griner's 7 blocks marks her 35th game with five or more blocks.
Kimetria Hayden (10 pts.) recorded her 13th career and ninth of the season, double-digit scoring effort.

 

 

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