Current WBB Notes in PDF
The Big 12 opened the first weekend of the season with the nation’s best non-conference win percentage (.923) and fewest losses (12-1).
The Big 12 led all leagues in non-conference win percentage the last three seasons (2011-13).
Big 12 teams outscored week 1 opponents by 25.1 points and outrebounded them by 12.5 boards. Every team has a positive rebound margin.
Nine Conference teams held opponents under a 34 percent field goal percentage with four of those under 30 percent.
Ten Big 12 players opened their seasons with a double-double. Six players averaged over 20 points a game and eight averaged double-figure rebounds.
Thirty-five Big 12 freshmen contributed points in their first weekend of collegiate action while 37 pulled down a rebound. Ten earned their first career start.
The Big 12 is on a six-year run as the No. 1 conference in RPI and a 14-year streak as the nation’s average attendance leader.
Every Big 12 team has completed the non-conference portion of its schedule with a winning record for six consecutive seasons.
Sixty percent of Big 12 teams are either ranked or receiving votes in the Associated Press Poll - 9. Baylor, 11. Oklahoma, 20. Oklahoma State, 22. Iowa State and RVs: Texas and West Virginia. The coaches poll is released on Tuesdays.
Hallie Christofferson (Iowa State) and Leticia Romero (K-State) picked up the season’s first Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball player and freshman of the week honors.
Tickets for the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship are now on sale through Ticketmaster outlets and the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office.