Dec. 30, 2011
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1/1 BAYLOR 93, NR/NR MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 55
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
DEC. 30, 2011 ATTENDANCE: 7,634
With today's Lady Bear victory, Kim Mulkey's career record now stands at 311-79.
Baylor leads the series 1-0.
Baylor's regular season non-conference record under coach Mulkey is 140-9.
This marks Baylor's second school-record-tying 13-0 start and just the second such opening in school history. The Lady Bears also began the 2000-01 season 13-0.
Baylor is 50-4 over their last 54 games.
The victory extends the Lady Bears home winning streak to 31. Baylor now has a 57-game home non-conference win streak, dating back to a loss to 12th-ranked Purdue on November 19, 2006.
With the win, Baylor extends is regular season, non-conference win streak to 23 games. Its last such loss came at UConn last season.
Baylor is the only Division I school with both its men's (12-0) and women's (13-0) teams sporting perfect records.
Baylor hasn't allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent in 187 straight games, dating back to March 25, 2006 against Maryland.
Baylor has now won 89 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.
The Lady Bears have won 91 straight when putting 80 or more points on the scoreboard, since a 103-99 loss at Nebraska in 2004-05.
Brittney Griner (20 pts.) has scored in double-figures in 53 straight games and in 83 of 85 in her career. It marked the 50th 20-plus point game of her career and ninth this season.
Odyssey Sims (11 pts) registered her 12th double-digit scoring performance of the year.
Destiny Williams (11 pts, 14 reb.) recorded her fifth career double-double and the third of the season. The 14 rebounds were a career high.
Brooklyn Pope (14 pts.) notched her fifth double-digit scoring effort of the season and 14th of her career.
Ashley Field (10 pts) registered her second double-figure scoring performance of the year and 17th of her career.