Nov. 27, 2011
Box Score |
#1/1 BAYLOR 76, #6/7 TENNESSEE 67
THOMPSON-BOLING ARENA KNOXVILLE, TEXAS
NOV. 27, 2011 ATTENDANCE: 16,623
With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 304-79.
Baylor is now 6-0 while Tennessee falls to 2-2.
BU has won three straight vs. the Lady Vols and now leads all-time series 3-2.
Today's win was Baylor's first victory in Knoxville.
The Lady Bears are now 3-0 vs. Top 25 teams this season.
Baylor's regular season non-conference record under coach Mulkey is 134-9.
Baylor's victory ended Tennessee's 38-game home winning streak, dating back to a Feb. 16, 2009, loss to Duke. The loss was the Lady Vols' 21st on their home court since moving to Thompson-Boling Arena in 1987.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 180 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has now won 82 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.
Brittney Griner (26 pts) has scored in double-figures in 46 straight games and in 76 of 78 in her career.
Griner (7 blocks) has recorded five-plus blocks in all six games this season and now sits 20 away from OU's Courtney Parris' Big 12 record of 446.
Odyssey Sims (23 pts.) registered her 29th double-digit scoring performance of the year and sixth of the year. Sims also added eight rebounds, nine assists and two steals.
Jordan Madden blocked a career-high three shots, played a career-high 38 minutes and recorded double-figure points (11) for the eighth time in her career.