Dec. 11, 2011
Box Score |
No. 1/1 Baylor 73, St. John's 59
Madison Square Garden - New York, N.Y.
December 11, 2011 - Att. 5,486
With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 308-79.
Baylor is now 10-0 while St. John's falls to 5-5.
Baylor now leads the St. John's series, 3-0.
Baylor is 2-0 in Maggie Dixon Classic games, they defeated Boston College in 2009.
Baylor's regular season non-conference record under coach Mulkey is 137-9.
This marks Baylor's first 10-0 start since the 2005-06 season and just the fifth such opening in school history.
Baylor is 48-4 over their last 52 games.
With the win, Baylor extends is regular season, non-conference win streak to 20 games. It's last such loss came at UConn last season.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 184 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has now won 87 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 (1,724 points) moved to No. 6 on BU career scoring chart, passing LaNita Luckey's (1988-92) 1,721.
With her six blocks tonight, Griner has 442 career blocks, she needs just five more to break the Big 12's career blocks mark of 446 held by Oklahoma's Courtney Paris.
Griner (17 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 50 straight games and in 80 of 82 in her career.
Griner produced her 32nd career double-double and sixth of the season.
Brooklyn Pope scored a season-high 19 points to notch the 13th double-digit scoring performance of her career and fifth of the season.
Jordan Madden (11 points) scored in double-figures for the third time this season and 10 time in her career. She also played a career-high 40 minutes.
Kimetria Hayden's 12 points marked her 17th career double-figure scoring game and fourth of the season.