March 22, 2009
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BAYLOR (28-5) 87, UT-SAN ANTONIO (24-9) 82
UNITED SPIRIT ARENA - LUBBOCK, TEXAS
MARCH 22, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 2,748
Baylor is now 14-5 all-time in NCAA Tournament games.
Baylor is now 7-1 in NCAA Tournament first round games.
Baylor's senior class (Morrow, Allison, Player) now have a four-year record of 105-27.
BU is now 27-0 on the season when scoring 60-plus points.
Baylor has led at the half in 29 of 33 games and is 26-3 when leading at the half.
Baylor now leads the series with UT-San Antonio 9-5.
Melissa Jones has made 31 straight free throws dating back to a first-half miss at Texas on Feb. 28.
Rachel Allison's 14 points are the most this season for the senior post since she scored 15 at Colorado on Jan. 10.
With 14 points and 11 rebounds, Allison recorded her fourth double-double of the season and 14th of her career.
Melissa Jones led Baylor with a career-high 21 points. Her previous high was 18 against Oklahoma State earlier in the year.
Baylor had five players in double figures (Jones-21, Player-15, Allison-14, Field-10, Medlock-12) for the first time since Feb. 4 against Nebraska.
The 87-82 overtime win was the second of the season for the Lady Bears. Baylor downed Oklahoma State 64-62 in OT on Feb. 11.
The 43 bench points are a season-high for the Lady Bears. The previous season mark was 41 against Lamar on Dec. 8.
The 25 made free throws are the most by a Lady Bears squad in the NCAA Tournament. The previous best was 24 against Florida in 2004.