Nov. 14, 2013
No. 9 Baylor 111 (2-0), Nicholls State 58 (1-1)
Ferrell Center – Waco, Texas
Nov. 14, 2013 - Att. 6,333
• Nicholls State led 8-6 before Baylor took the lead for good when Mackenzie Robertson’s jumper with 16:40 remaining in the first half gave the Lady Bears a 10-8 advantage.
• The Bears’ bench outscored the Colonels 45-9, dominated the inside by outscoring the visitors 56-24 in the paint, and the Lady Bears out-rebounded Nicholls State 45-23.
• Baylor has scored at least 50 points in all four halves of basketball this season.
• The Lady Bears’ scored over 100 points for the 66th time in school history with 111 points Thursday.
• Baylor’s 111 points was the ninth-highest single-game point total in the program’s history.
• The Lady Bears extended their home win streak to 59 games; the streak is the longest active streak in the nation after UCONN snapped Stanford’s string of 82-straight wins on Dec. 29, 2012. Baylor’s last loss in Waco came against Texas, March 7, 2010 by a score of 70-54.
• The Bears shot .600 percent from the field, which marks the 17th time under Kim Mulkey a Bears team has eclipsed the 60-percent mark from the field. Baylor was 39 of 65 from the field. The last time Baylor shot better than 60 percent came March 4, 2013 when BU defeated Kansas State with a .698 shooting effort.
• In 444 of 455 games under Kim Mulkey, the Lady Bears have held their opponent at or below 50-percent field goal shooting with only four of those efforts coming in the last 11 years.
• Baylor’s 111 points gives the Lady Bears their first back-to-back 100+ point games since 2006 when BU scored 117 against Sam Houston (12/02/06) and 100 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (09/12/13). The Lady Bears scored 110 points against Grambling State in the season opener, Nov. 9.
• Baylor’s nine 3-pointers were the most since the Lady Bears hit nine at Hawai’i last season, Nov. 18, 2012.
• Baylor has 36-straight games with at least one 3-point field goal made dating back to Nov. 13, 2012 when the Lady Bears were 0 for 3 from long range.
• Odyssey Sims moved to second all-time in Baylor’s career list for 3-point field goals made. Her four 3-pointers Thursday moved her past Angela Tisdale (2004-08) and Kristin Mayberry’s (1991-95) mark 164. Sims has 165 3-point field goals headed into Baylor’s game with Rice Nov. 18.
• Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 12 games. Sims was last held to single-digits against UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had nine.
• Sims’ 23 points gave her three-straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year’s NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; and it marks the 20th time in her career she’s passed the 20-point mark in a game.
• Nina Davis’ 28 points helped her reach double figures in each of her first two collegiate games.
• Davis also posted her first career double-double with 21 points and 11 boards.
• Imani Wright scored 15 points on 5 of 8 shooting to give her back-to-back games with double-digit points; she scored 10 against Grambling in her collegiate debut, Nov. 9.
• Khadijiah Cave had the first double-double of her career in just her second game as a collegian; she had 17 points and 11 rebounds on 6 of 10 shooting for Baylor.