Baylor Lady Bears
Baylor announced that Alexis Jones had signed a financial aid agreement to attend the Big 12 school. She missed Duke’s last seven games after a knee injury in February.
Odyssey Sims scored 27 points as Baylor took over in the second half for a 75-56 victory over California on Monday night to advance to the Sweet 16 for the sixth year in a row.
Odyssey Sims bounced back and scored 15 points in the second half to help Baylor defeat West Virginia 74-71 on Monday night. It was her fourth championship in four years.
Freshman forward Nina Davis had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the Lady Bears beat Oklahoma State 65-61 in the Big 12 women’s semifinals Sunday.
Baylor senior guard Odyssey Sims, the nation’s leading scorer at 29.6 points per game, has been picked as the Big 12 Player of the Year by the league’s coaches.
Odyssey Sims had 39 points in her last regular-season home game. But she also had her first career 10-turnover game, as West Virginia squeaked out a 71-69 win on Sunday.
Sherri Coale knows what it’s like to be down by a bunch and rally for a win. Her Oklahoma Sooners almost pulled off a miraculous comeback against Baylor before falling short.
“She looked like LeBron out there,” Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said of Odyssey Sims, who scored 24 points in an 89-51 victory against Iowa State on Wednesday night.
Baylor’s Odyssey Sims shook off a poor first half to finish with 34 points, pushing Baylor to a 72-56 win over the Longhorns.
Odyssey Sims had her 11th game of scoring at least 30 points. She made six 3-pointers and went 11-of-19 overall from the field as Baylor beat Texas Tech 75-58 on Wednesday.
Odyssey Sims scored 33 points and No. 7 Baylor clinched its 14th consecutive 20-win season with an 81-64 victory over No. 12 Oklahoma State.
Odyssey Sims scored 27 points, including three 3-pointers and eight free throws, as No. 7 Baylor beat Oklahoma 81-67 on Monday.