March 29, 2014
5/6 BAYLOR (30-4) 90, 10/11 KENTUCKY (26-8) 72
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Joyce Center (Notre Dame, Ind.)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor is 33-10 in NCAA Championship games and is 5-4 in Sweet 16 games.
Baylor has now won its fifth Sweet 16 game.
Baylor advances to the NCAA Championship Elite Eight for the fifth time in program history.
With the victory, Baylor now leads the series with Kentucky 2-1.
Kim Mulkey is now 404-85 (.826).
Baylor's 18 point victory is the largest margin of victory in a BU Sweet 16 victory.
Baylor is now 29-2 when leading at the half (led 49-32).
Baylor is now 6-3 vs. ranked teams and 3-2 vs. Top 10 teams this season.
Baylor has 70 straight games with at least one 3-point field goal made dating back to Nov. 13, 2012, when BU was 0-for-3 from long range.
Baylor is now 140-9 over the last four seasons.
Baylor is now 106-6 over the past three seasons.
Odyssey Sims' 1,021 points this season extended her Big 12 Conference single season scoring record. She has scored the most points by a NCAA Division I player this season, passing Jerica Coley (FIU) who finished the season with 972.
With 1,021 points this season, Sims becomes just the second NCAA Division I women's player to score 1,000 points in a season, Missouri State's Jackie Stiles holds the record at 1,062.
Sims' 18 points in the first half marks the 33rd time this season she's been in double figures by halftime.
Sims' 25 points extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 49 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18, 2013, when she had 9. She now has 30 games with 20 or more points.
Sims' seven assists today give her 16 games with five or more assists in a game this season.
Sims now has 108 career games in double figures.
Nina Davis tallied 20 points and scored in double-figures for the 31st time this season and her seventh 20-point effort of the season.
Davis' 10 first-half points marked the 12th time this season she's been in double digits by halftime.
Davis has 319 rebounds as a freshman and moves to No. 1 on BU's freshman rebounding list. She trails Sophia Young's (2002-03) school record 351.
Niya Johnson, with 11 assists tonight recorded her sixth double-digit assist game of the season and seventh of her career.
Johnson, recorded her first career double-double with 11 points and 11 assists. The 11 points were the fifth double-digit scoring effort of her career. Johnson has now tallied double-digit assists in back-to-back contests (11 vs. Cal).
Khadijiah Cave, with a career-high 18 points, records her 10th double digit scoring outing of the season. She has now scored in double-figures in back-to-back games.