Nov. 18, 2013
9/9 BAYLOR (3-0) 79, NR/NR RICE (2-2) 46
Mon., Nov. 18, 2013
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor is 20-17 all-time against Rice and 7-0 under Kim Mulkey.
With the game tied 5-5 at the 15:17 mark of the first half, Baylor used a 23-9 run to grab a 28-14 lead at the 7:41 mark to take control of the game.
Baylor is 328-23 when leading at half under Mulkey.
Baylor is 75-7 in November games under Mulkey.
Baylor is 348-15 when shooting a higher percentage from the field than its opponent under Mulkey.
Baylor is 137-48 in TV games under Mulkey.
Baylor is 311-31 when outrebounding opponents under Mulkey.
The Lady Bears extended their home win streak to 60 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.
Baylor has won 30 straight regular season games since a 71-69 loss to No. 4 Stanford on Nov. 16, 2012, in Honolulu.
In 444 of 456 games under 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 12 years.
99 of Baylor's 111 wins over the last four seasons have been by 10 or more points, and only five times has its winning margin been five or fewer points.
Baylor has 37 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.
Baylor had 11 players play 10 minutes or more and had nine players score in the game.
With 33 points, Odyssey Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 13 games. Sims was last held to single-digits against UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had nine.
Sims' 33 points gave her four straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; and it marks the 21st time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game.
Sims eclipsed the 30-point mark for the second time in her career in her second-highest scoring game of her career (37).
Sims now has 76 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 14 times in her career.
Sims' 23 field goal attempts are the most she's had in a game, eclipsing the 22 she had vs. Tennessee on Dec. 14, 2010.
Sims outscored Rice all by herself in the first half 24-18 as her 24 points were a career-high for any half of her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all three games this season (13 vs. Grambling State; 14 vs. Nicholls State; 24 vs. Rice).
Nina Davis' 10 points helped her reach double figures in each of her first three collegiate games.
Imani Wright scored 11 points to give her double-digit points in each of her first three collegiate games.