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2008 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Championship
Game 7: No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 7 Texas

March 12, 2008

Final Score: Texas 76 - Baylor 61

Starters
Baylor: Tisdale, Griffin, Morrow, Allison, Wilson
Texas: Cortijo, Raven, Williams, Bailey, Lindsey

2007-08 Regular Season
The two teams split the season series. Baylor won the first meeting at home by a score of 61-60, with the Longhorns evening things up on their home floor with a 61-51 victory.

Updated Head-to-Head Figures

  • Texas leads the all-time series 54-20, but Baylor has claimed the last six of nine
  • The Longhorns are now 1-1 against the Lady Bears in championship history
  • Now in her eighth year at Baylor, Kim Mulkey is 11-7 against Texas
  • Gail Goestenkors is now 2-1 against BU in her first year at UT

At the Conference Tournament

  • Baylor is 13-11 all-time at the conference tournament
  • UT currently owns a 7-12 overall record in tourney action
  • This was the fourth consecutive year that the Lady Bears have earned a top-four seed

Round Two

  • The Longhorns improve to 5-5 all-time at conference
  • The Lady Bears are now 5-4 in the second round of the championships
  • This is the first time a No. 2 seed fell in the second round. The second seed is now 11-1, while the seventh-seed improves to 1-8

BU by the Numbers

  • Angela Tisdale has posted 20+ points in seven games this season. The senior also tied her season high in rebounds with six.
  • Rachel Allison posted her seventh season and 10th career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. This was also her fifth conference game to score 15 or more points.
  • Danielle Wilson has blocked at least one shot in 55 of 63 career games
  • Jessica Morrow has scored 10+ points in 16 season and 38 career games
  • This is the 11th game this season that three or more Lady Bears have scored in double digits
  • Baylor's 16-point lead is its second-largest lead at halftime this season (previously 20 vs. Kansas)
  • The team's 21 second-half points was its second-lowest total (19 vs. UT) second-half total of the season
  • The Lady Bears' 22 turnovers is their highest total since conference play began
  • This is the ninth time BU has grabbed 40 or more rebounds since the opening of league play

UT by the Numbers

  • Carla Cortijo posted a career high 24 points (previously 17) and seven FG made (previously six) on Wednesday. Her one block also ties her career high.
  • Brittainey Raven has now scored 10+ points in 11 consecutive games. This was her second straight game netting 16 points.
  • Ashley Lindsey scored in double figures for the third time since the opening of conference play
  • Ernesia Williams grabbed a career high 13 boards, six steals and five assists. She also tied her career high in blocks with two.
  • Rachel Rentschler's five rebounds matches her career high
  • The team's nine turnovers is a season low
  • UT totaled 20+ points off turnovers for the second time in as many days
  • The Longhorns went on an 18-6 run to open up the first 10 minutes of the second half

 

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