Dec. 15, 2013
Box Score |
9/9 BAYLOR (8-1) 100, NR/NR HOUSTON BAPTIST (3-5) 57
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
• Today's game was the first meeting between Baylor and Houston Baptist.
• Baylor has won a nation's-best and school-record 65 straight home games, as its last loss at home came March 7, 2010, vs. Texas (70-54).
• Baylor is 78-3 in December games under Kim Mulkey.
• Baylor is 101-3 over last four seasons when scoring 70 or more points, BU is 292-16 under Mulkey when scoring 70+ and 187-6 when scoring 80+.
• Baylor scored 100+ points for the 69th time in program history (68-1 record in those games), 25th time under Mulkey and 5th time this season - the only loss came Dec. 6, 2013, vs. No. 5/6 Kentucky (133-130) in four overtimes at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
• Baylor has scored at least 75 points in all nine games this season.
• Baylor used its 5th different starting lineup of the season: Odyssey Sims, Nina Davis, Makenzie Robertson, Imani Wright, Kristina Higgins.
• Baylor used a 12-0 run from the 13:19 mark of the first half to the 9:20 mark to take control of the game (26-7 lead) the rest of the way.
• In Baylor's last 262 games, only one opponent (Stanford, .509) has shot 50% or above. Last season, the Cardinal broke BU's streak of 217 games of holding opponents to under 50 percent shooting. Under Mulkey, BU has held its foes under 50% shooting in 450 of 462 games.
• Baylor is 116-6 over the last four seasons and 104 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 82-3 over the past three seasons.
• Baylor has 43-straight games with at least one 3-point field goal made dating back to Nov. 13, 2012 when BU was 0-for-3 from long range.
• Baylor has had at least one player score double figures in the first half in all nine games this season and it's the fourth time this year BU has had 2 in double figures (Sims 16, Davis 14).
• Baylor is now 116-2 under Mulkey when shooting above 50% from the field.
• Baylor is now 316-32 under Mulkey when outrebounding its opponent (58-33).
• Baylor is now 259-30 under Mulkey when committing less turnovers than its opponent (20-15).
• Baylor is now 150-3 under Mulkey in games decided by 25+ points.
• Baylor had 12 players play 11 minutes or more and all 12 players scored in the game for the Lady Bears.
• Odyssey Sims extended her streak of double-digit scoring to 19 games. Sims was last held to single-digits vs. UCONN, Feb. 18 when she had 9.
• Sims' 25 points gave her 10 straight games with at least 20 points dating back to last year's NCAA Tournament game with Louisville; and it marks the 27th time in her career she's passed the 20-point mark in a game.
• Sims now has 82 career games in double figures and has led the team in points 21 times in her career.
• Sims has now scored double figures in the first half of all nine games this season (13 vs. Grambling State; 14 vs. Nicholls State; 24 vs. Rice (career high); 11 vs. Savannah State; 20 vs. Northwestern State; 24 vs. UTSA; 17 vs. SJSU; 13 vs. Kentucky; 16 vs. Houston Baptist).
• With 25 points, Sims (1,744 points) moved into the No. 7 spot on the all-time Baylor scoring list, passing LaNita Luckey (1988-92).
• With 2 three-pointers, Sims (183) is now 13 threes shy of Jennifer King's (1989-93) BU career record of 195.
• Through 3-plus years, 4th-year players Sims and Robertson are 116-6 (.950) overall, 51-1 (.981) in Big 12 regular season play and undefeated (63-0) at the Ferrell Center. The duo has 6 Big 12 titles, 3 NCAA Tournament trips, an NCAA title and two Final Four appearances to their credit.
• Freshman Nina Davis' 16 points helped her reach double figures in each of her first nine collegiate games.
• Sune Agbuke had 10 points and 14 rebounds to notch her 3rd career double-double (2nd this season).
• Khadijiah Cave scored 12 points for her 3rd career game in double-figures.
• In her first time all season of being available for a full game after recovering from an injury, Alexis Prince tallied 9 points and 3 rebounds.