Top-ranked Baylor heads to Kansas to face the Jayhawks
No. 1 Baylor (16-1, 3-0) at Kansas (14-3, 1-2)
Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 7 p.m. CST
Lawrence, Kansas, Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Radio: 92.9 FM
Video stream and live stats: KUAthletics.com
Series: Baylor leads the series 13-7, while Kim Mulkey is 11-1 vs. the Jayhawks. In Lawrence, the each team has won four times.
Kansas Head Coach Bonnie Henrickson: Career Record: 268-160 (14th season), Record at Kansas: 110-98 (7th season)
Baylor Head Coach Kim Mulkey: Career Record: 280-77 (11th season)
The Baylor Lady Bears take their 13-game win streak on the road when they face the Kansas Jayhawks tonight. After a victory over Oklahoma State over the weekend, Baylor (16-1, 3-0) remains atop of the Associated Press and USA TODAY/ESPN coachesâ€™ poll.
Kansas goes into the matchup with a 14-3 overall record and 1-2 in the Big 12. In their last outing they lost 75-61 in overtime to Nebraska.
Baylor is led by sophomore center Brittney Griner’s league-leading 22 points per game while freshman guard Odyssey Sims follows with 13.4 points per contest. Senior guard Melissa Jones leads the team in rebounding average at 8.7 and is followed by Griner’s 8.0 rpg.
The Jayhawks are led by 6-3 sophomore forward Carolyn Davis’ 19.1 points per matchup. Monica Engelman, a 5-11 sophomore guard, and 6-2 junior forward Aishah Sutherland also have double-digit scoring averages with 12.9 and 11.6, respectively. Sutherland is the squad’s top rebounder at 9.4 per game while Davis follows with 8.5 per contest.
In other Big 12 action tonight (all times Central)
- Texas (11-6, 0-3) vs. No. 6 TEXAS A&M (15-1, 3-0) vs. , 6:30 p.m., Radio: Texas A&M Sports Network (KZNE 1150 AM)
- Missouri (9-8, 1-2 Big 12) vs. Kansas State (11-5, 1-2 Big 12), TV: MSN, 7:00 p.m., TV: Cox 22/Metro Sports
- Texas Tech (16-1, 3-0 Big 12) vs. No. 14 Oklahoma (13-3, 3-0 Big 12), 7:00 p.m., TV:Â Sooner Sports Network, KWTV-9 (COX 10/709 HD) in Oklahoma City, COX Ch. 3 in Tulsa