Nov. 20, 2011
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No. 1/1 Baylor 94, No. 2/2 Notre Dame 81
Ferrell Center – Waco, Texas
November 20, 2011 - Att. 9,477
• This marks Baylor’s first Preseason WNIT Championship.
• With today’s Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey’s career record now stands at 302-79.
• The win extends Baylor's non-conference Ferrell Center win streak to 51.
BU’s last non-conference home loss came on Nov. 19, 2006 vs. 12th-ranked Purdue in the Preseason WNIT championship game.
• Baylor now leads all-time series 2-0.
• Baylor’s regular season non-conference record under coach Mulkey is 132-9.
BU’s regular season, non-conference home game record under coach Mulkey is 90-1.
• Tonight’s attendance of 9,477 is the largest of the season and 15th largest of all time.
• The last time Baylor defeated an opponent ranked this high was No. 2 Stanford on Nov. 16, 2008 in an 81-65 win in Waco.
• Baylor’s 13 steals were the most since swiping 14 against the Fighting Irish on Dec. 1, 2010.
• Baylor hasn’t allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 178 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
• Baylor has now won 81 consecutive games when scoring 70 or more points, dating back to a 78-72 overtime loss to North Carolina State in the 2007 NCAA Tournament in Raleigh, N.C.
• With 52 rebounds tonight, Baylor has now had over 50 as a team in all three games this year (52 vs. UCLA, 52 vs. Howard, 59 vs. Chattanooga).
• Brittney Griner (32 pts) has scored in double-figures in 44 straight games and in 74 of 76 in her career. It also marked the sixth 30-point game of her career and second this season.
• Griner (32 pts., 14 rebs.) recorded her 29th career double-double, marking her 25th-career double-digit rebounding game.
• Griner’s five blocks gives her 22 in the WNI, breaking former Lady Bear Danielle Wilson’s mark of 20. She now sits 32 away from OU’s Courtney Parris’ Big 12 record of 446.
• Destiny Williams (15 pts. 13 rebs.) recorded her fourth-career double-double (second in-a-row), marking her 13th career double-digit scoring game and sixth-career double-digit rebounding game. Her 13 boards were a new career high.
• Odyssey Sims (25 pts.) registered the 27th double-digit scoring game of her career and fourth of the season.
• Sims recorded a career high six steals.
• Terran Condrey had a career high five steals.