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