Nov. 21, 2013
9/9 BAYLOR (4-0) 99, NR/NR SAVANNAH STATE (2-1) 31
Thurs., Nov. 21, 2013
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
This game is part of the Athletes in Action Classic round-robin tournament between Baylor, Northwestern State, Savannah State and UTSA.
This game was the first meeting for Baylor vs. Savannah State as the Bears now own a 1-0 record in the series.
Baylor is 329-23 when leading at half under Kim Mulkey.
Baylor is 76-7 in November games under Mulkey.
Baylor is 349-15 when shooting a higher percentage from the field than its opponent under Mulkey.
Baylor is 312-31 when outrebounding opponents under Mulkey.
Baylor is 97-2 over the last four seasons when scoring 70 or more points - BU is 288-15 under Mulkey when scoring 70+ and 183-5 when scoring 80+.
Baylor has scored at least 40 points and led by at least 20 points at halftime in all four games this season.
Baylor has scored at least 75 points and won by at least 30 points in all four games this season.
The game's attendance of 7,072 is the largest crowd Baylor has had this season.
The last time Baylor held an opponent to zero three-pointers made was vs. Texas A&M on Feb. 25, 2007.
The Lady Bears extended their program-record home win streak to 61 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 31 straight regular season games since a 71-69 loss to No. 4 Stanford on Nov. 16, 2012, in Honolulu.
In Baylor's last 257 games, only one opponent (Stanford, .509) has shot 50 percent or above. Last season, the Cardinal broke BU's streak of 217 games of holding opponents to under 50 percent shooting.
Baylor is 112-5 over the last four seasons and 100 of those wins have been by 10 points or more - only five times has Baylor's winning margin been five points or fewer.
Baylor is 78-2 over the past three seasons.
Baylor has 38 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 10 players play 10 minutes or more and had 11 players score in the game.
With 22 points, senior Odyssey Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 14 games. Sims was last held to single-digits against UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had nine.
Sims' 22 points gave her five straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; and it marks the 22nd time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game.
Sims now has 77 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 15 times in her career.
Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all four games this season (13 vs. Grambling State; 14 vs. Nicholls State; 24 vs. Rice; 11 vs. Savannah State).
Sims now has 484 career assists, which are the second-most all-time at Baylor and 10 shy of Angela Tisdale's (2004-08) record.
Through three-plus years, fourth-year players Sims and Makenzie Robertson are 112-5 (.958) overall and are undefeated at the Ferrell Center.
Robertson had a season high of 8 points and tied a career highs of 3 free throws made.
Freshman Nina Davis' 17 points helped her reach double figures in each of her first four collegiate games.
Davis' 12 points at halftime marked the first time she's had double figures in the first half of her young career.
Sophomore Kristina Higgins notched her first career double-double with career highs of 14 points and 11 rebounds, along with career-tying bests of 2 blocks and 1 steal.
Junior Sunejiro Agbuke tallied her second career double-double with season highs of 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Agbuke and Higgins' double-doubles mark the second time this season that Baylor has had two players total double-doubles (Davis and Khadijiah Cave vs. Nicholls State on Nov. 14).