Dec. 4, 2011
Box Score |
No. 1/1 Baylor 89, Minnesota 60
Williams Arena - Minneapolis, Minn.
December 4, 2011 - Att. 3,814
With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 306-79.
Baylor is now 8-0 while Minnesota falls to 4-5.
BU has won three straight vs. the Gophers and now leads all-time series 3-0.
Baylor's regular season non-conference record under coach Mulkey is 136-9.
This marks Baylor's first 8-0 start since the 2005-06 season and just the sixth such opening in school history.
Baylor is 46-4 over their last 50 games.
The Lady Bears have pulled down 50 or more rebounds in seven of eight games this season.
Baylor posted its 700th program victory tonight.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 182 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has now won 85 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 (20 pts) has scored in double-figures in 48 straight games and in 78 of 80 in her career.
Griner (5 blocks) has recorded five or more blocks in six of eight games this season and now sits 12 away from OU's Courtney Paris' Big 12 record of 446. Griner has 434 career blocks.
Odyssey Sims (15 pts.) registered the 31st double-digit scoring performance of her career and eighth of the year. Sims also added nine assists and four steals.
Kimetria Hayden tallied 11 points, her third double-digit scoring effort of the season and 16th of her career.