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Baylor, Green Bay Postgame Notes




March 27, 2011

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[1] BAYLOR 86, [5] GREEN BAY 76
AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER • DALLAS, TEXAS
MARCH 27, 2011 • ATTENDANCE: 9,522

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• The Baylor now leads the series with Green Bay, 1-0.
• Baylor advances to the NCAA Tournament's Elite 8 for the second straight season and third time in program history (2005, '10, '11).
• BU is now 3-3 in Sweet 16 games.
• Baylor is now 22-8 in NCAA Tournament games.
• With the win, Baylor is now 13-1 vs. ranked opponents in 2010-11 and has now won 13 straight vs. ranked foes.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor shot a season-high 58.9 percent from the floor, hitting 33-of-56 shots.
• Baylor has now shot 50 percent or better in 13 games this season.
• Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 173-straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
• Baylor is now 32-0 this season when leading at the half.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Brittney Griner scored a career-high 40 points, becoming just the sixth Baylor player to score 40 or more points.
• Griner has scored in double-figures in 69-of-70 career games, including all 36 this season. She also recorded her 24th 20+ point performance of the season and 40th of her career and the fifth 30-point game of her career, fourth of season.
• Griner (30p/10r) notched her 26th career double-double, 10th of the season.
• Griner's 6 blocks marks her 38th game with five or more blocks.
Odyssey Sims (18 pts.) recorded her 23rd double-digit scoring effort of the season and eighth 20-point game.

 

 

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