Current WBB Notes in PDF
The Big 12 has a light schedule this week as many institutions are in final exams.
The Conference has completed the first five weeks of the season with a non-conference win percentage of .734 (58-21).
The Big 12 is one of two conferences (Big Ten) in which every team is .500 or better.
Sixty percent of Big 12 teams are in the top 27 of the Jeff Sagarin RPI ratings and the Big 12 is rated No. 1 among conferences.
In the first five weeks of the season the Big 12 has faced eight ranked teams with six of those in the top 10.
Four Big 12 teams are in the top 25 nationally in scoring - 1. Baylor (102.8), 11. Oklahoma (86.4), 14. Oklahoma State (85.4) and 25. Iowa State (81.8). Baylor is the only Division I team averaging over 100 points a game.
Three Big 12 players are ranked in the top 40 in the nation in scoring - all averaging over 20 points: 1. Odyssey Sims (Baylor), 30.0; 5. Hallie Christofferson (Iowa State), 25.9 and 40. Aaryn Ellenberg (Oklahoma), 20.2.
Every Big 12 team is holding opponents to under a 40% field goal percentage.
Sixty percent of Big 12 teams are either ranked or receiving votes in the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches polls - Baylor, Iowa State, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are ranked in both. Rankings are listed on page 2. The new coaches poll will be released on Tuesday.
Odyssey Sims (Baylor) claimed Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week - her ninth weekly honor, while Nina Davis (Baylor) earned her second Freshman of the Week award.
Tickets for the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship are on sale through Ticketmaster outlets and the Chesapeake Energy Arena box office.