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Baylor, Florida Postgame Notes




March 20, 2012

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#1/1 [1] BAYLOR 76, [9] FLORIDA 57
THE STROH CENTER • BOWLING GREEN, OHIO
MARCH 20, 2012 • ATTENDANCE: 4,297

Miscellaneous Notes
• Baylor is the 11th team in the NCAA era to reach the 36-win mark in a single-season: 39—Tennessee, 1998; Connecticut, 2002, 2009, 2010; 37—Connecticut, 2003; 36—Connecticut, 2000, 2008, 2011; Tennessee, 2008; Stanford, 2010; Baylor, 2012
• Baylor’s Baylor 36-0 start to the season ranks as the fifth-best start since 1982; following Tennessee's 39-0 mark in 1998 and UConn's 39-0 mark in 2002, 2009 and 2010. It's the first 36-0 by a Division I team since UConn in 2010.
• Brittney Griner’s second half dunk is just the second in NCAA Women’s Tournament history, Tennessee’s Candace Parker threw one down vs. Army in 2005.
• The 36-0 record is the best in program history and keeps Baylor as the only undefeated team in NCAA Division I.
• Baylor’s victories establishes a program record, bettering last season’s 34 wins.
• With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 334-79.
• The Lady Bears own the longest active win streak (36) in NCAA Division I women's basketball.
• Baylor is 74-4 over its last 78 games.
• The Baylor is 24-9 all time in NCAA Championship games and 7-3 in second round games, all under Kim Mulkey.
• Baylor advances to the NCAA Championship Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year and seventh time in program history.
• BU is now 4-1 vs. Florida, including four straight.

Team Notes
• Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 211 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
• Baylor has now won 110 straight games when scoring 70 or more points. BU is 251-13 under Kim Mulkey when scoring 70 or more points.

Individual Notes
Brittney Griner (25 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 76 straight games and in 106 of 108 in her career. She recorded her 23rd 20-point game of the season and 65th of her career.
• With her six blocks tonight, Griner extends her NCAA Championship career block record to 71.
• Griner registered the sixth dunk of her career and first of the season with a drop-step, right hand slam at the 18:10 mark of the second half.
Destiny Williams (11 pts.) has scored in double figures in 20 games this season, 28 in her career.
• Williams (11 p/13 r) turned in her 13th double-double of the season and 15th of her career.
Odyssey Sims (14 points) recorded her 26th double-digit scoring effort of the season and the 48th of her career.
Jordan Madden (13 pts.) notched her sixth double digit scoring effort of the season, 13th of her career.
Kimetria Hayden delivered her 15th double-digit scoring game of the season and 28th of her career.


 

 

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