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Baylor, Kentucky Postgame Notes

March 29, 2014

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5/6 BAYLOR (30-4) 90, 10/11  KENTUCKY (26-8) 72
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Joyce Center (Notre Dame, Ind.)
Attendance: x,xxx


• 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.



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