No. 1 Baylor looks to extend win streak, hosts No. 13 Oklahoma

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#1/1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0) vs. #13/11 Oklahoma (16-4, 6-1)
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, Ferrell Center (10,284)
Tip-Off: 7:00 p.m. CST
Streaming: ESPN3.com
Audio/live stats: www.BaylorBears.com
Radio: 92.9 FM – Rick May (pxp), Lori Fogleman (color)
Series: Oklahoma leads the series 24-11 and has won 10 of the last 13 contests, including two straight wins. Overall in Waco the Sooners hold a 9-6 edge. Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey is 7-17 overall vs. the Sooners and 4-6 in Waco.

After securing the number one spot in the Big 12 with a win over Texas A&M on Sunday, No. 1 Baylor (19-1, 6-0 Big 12) returns home to face No. 13 Oklahoma (16-4, 6-1).

The Sooners also played A&M recently, losing at home 80-78 on Wednesday, January 26. But they rebounded from the loss with a win over Oklahoma State in a Bedlam Battle on Saturday, January 29, beating the Cowgirls 82-77. The Sooners are led by senior guard Danielle Robinson who is averaging 19.3 points per game and 5.4 assists. Freshman guard Aaryn Ellenberg is also putting up good numbers with 17.1 points per game, followed by sophomore guard Whitney Hand at 14.9 points per game.

Baylor comes into the contest on a 16-game win streak, the longest active win streak in NCAA Division I. They are led by sophomore center Brittney Griner’s 21.9 points and 8.0 rebounds a contest while freshman guard Odyssey Sims follows with 13.9 points a game. Senior guard Melissa Jones ranks second in rebounding at 6.9 an outing and third in scoring with 9.3 a game.

Oklahoma Projected Starters
No.
Name
Pos.
Ht.
Year
2010-11 Statistics
13
Danielle Robinson
G
5-9
Sr.
19.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 5.4 apg
3
Aaryn Ellenberg
G
5-7
Fr.
17.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg
25
Whitney Hand
G
6-1
So. (RS)
14.9 ppg, 6.8 rpg
10
Carlee Roethlisberger
F
6-1
Sr.
6.4 ppg, 4.9 rpg
53
Joanna McFarland
C
6-3
So.
6.7 ppg, 7.9 rpg

Baylor Projected Starters
No.
Name
Pos.
Ht.
Year
2010-11 Statistics
0
Odyssey Sims
G
5-9
Fr.
13.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg
1
Kimetria Hayden
G
6-0
So.
7.4 ppg, 3.2 apg
5
Melissa Jones
G
5-11
Sr.
9.3 ppg, 6.9 rpg
10
Destiny Williams
F
6-1
So. (RS)
8.2 ppg, 5.9 rpg
42
Brittney Griner
C
6-8
So.
21.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg
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