March 22, 2011
Box Score |
 BAYLOR 82,  WEST VIRGINIA 68
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
MARCH 22, 2011 ATTENDANCE: 8,436
The Baylor/West Virginia series is now tied at 1-1.
Baylor advances to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the third straight season and sixth time in program history.
BU is now 6-3 in second round games.
Baylor is now 21-8 in NCAA Tournament games.
Baylor is now 3-1 in NCAA Tournament games played in the Ferrell Center.
With the win, Baylor is now 12-1 vs. ranked opponents in 2010-11 and has now won 12 straight vs. ranked foes.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 172-straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor remains perfect at home this season at 21-0.
BU, with its 33 wins, has equaled the program's most season wins as the 1977-78 and 2004-05 teams both finished the season with 33 victories.
Brittney Griner (30 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 68-of-69 career games, including all 35 this season. She also recorded her 23rd 20+ point performance of the season and 39th of her career and the fourth 30-point game of her career.
Griner's 8 blocks marks her 37th game with five or more blocks and 24th contest with 8 or more blocks.
Melissa Jones (13 pts.) has scored in double figures in 13 games this season and 39 times in her career.
Destiny Williams' 10 points marked her 10th double-digit scoring effort of the season and her career.