2011–12 Baylor Lady Bears basketball team

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2011–12 Baylor Lady Bears basketball
Baylor University Athletics (logo).svg
NCAA National Champions
Big 12 Champions
Big 12 Tournament Champions
Preseason Women's NIT Champions
NCAA Women's Tournament National Championship, W, 80–61 vs Notre Dame
Conference Big 12 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #1
AP #1
2011–12 record 40–0 (18–0 Big 12)
Head coach Kim Mulkey
Assistant coach Bill Brock
Assistant coach Damion McKinney
Assistant coach Rekha Patterson
Home arena Ferrell Center
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »

The 2011–12 Baylor Lady Bears women's basketball team represented Baylor University in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. Returning as head coach was Hall of Famer Kim Mulkey. The team plays its home games at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas and are members of the Big 12 Conference.

The Lady Bears began the season as the preseason #1 team in both the Associated Press and the Coaches' Poll. They ran through the season undefeated, winning the Big 12 regular season and the Big 12 Tournament. They became the first team in college basketball history (men's or women's) to finish 40–0 by defeating Notre Dame for the National Championship. (In 2014 Connecticut matched the Lady Bears 40-0 mark, tying an NCAA record.)

Roster[edit]

Number Name Height Position Class
0 Odyssey Sims 5–9 Guard Sophomore
1 Kimetria Hayden 5–11 Guard Junior
3 Jordan Madden 6–0 Guard Junior
4 Shanay Washington 6–1 Guard Sophomore
10 Destiny Williams 6–1 Forward Junior
14 Makenzie Robertson 5–10 Guard Sophomore
20 Terran Condrey 5–7 Guard Senior
22 Sune Agbuke 6–4 Post Freshman
24 Ashley Field 6–2 Center Senior
25 Lindsay Palmer 5–10 Guard Senior
32 Brooklyn Pope 6–1 Forward/Guard Redshirt Junior
42 Brittney Griner 6–8 Center Junior
44 Mariah Chandler 6–2 Forward Junior

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  1. ^ http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/w-baskbl/mtt/bay-w-baskbl-mtt.html

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular season
2011/11/11* 6:30 p.m. Howard #1 Ferrell CenterWaco, Texas
(Women's NIT)
W 82–28  7,587 1–0 (0–0)
2011/11/13* 2:00 p.m. Chattanooga #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas
(Women's NIT)
W 91–31  7,005 2–0 (0–0)
2011/11/17* 7:00 p.m. UCLA #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas
(Women's NIT)
W 83–50  7,577 3–0 (0–0)
2011/11/20* 1:00 p.m. #2 Notre Dame #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas
(Women's NIT)
CBS College Sports W 94–81  9,477 4–0 (0–0)
2011/11/22* 6:30 p.m. Yale #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 109–59  7,681 5–0 (0–0)
2011/11/27* 1:00 p.m. #7 Tennessee #1 Thompson–Boling Arena • Knoxville, Tennessee ESPN W 76–67  16,623 6–0 (0–0)
2011/11/30* 7:00 p.m. Texas Southern #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 91–39  7,041 7–0 (0–0)
2011/12/04* 1:00 p.m. Minnesota #1 Williams Arena • Minneapolis, Minnesota W 89–60  3,814 8–0 (0–0)
2011/12/08* 7:00 p.m. Milwaukee #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 72–41  7,066 9–0 (0–0)
2011/12/11* 10:00 a.m. St. John's #1 Madison Square Garden • New York, New York
(Maggie Dixon Classic)
ESPNU W 73–59  n/a 10–0 (0–0)
2011/12/18* 7:30 p.m. #2 Connecticut #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas ESPN W 66–61  10,627 11–0 (0–0)
2011/12/21* 7:00 p.m. McNeese State #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 90–50  7,516 12–0 (0–0)
2011/12/30* 7:00 p.m. Mississippi Valley State #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 93–55  7,634 13–0 (0–0)
2012/01/04 7:00 p.m. Missouri #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 90–46  8,017 14–0 (1–0)
2012/01/07 7:00 p.m. Iowa State #1 Hilton Coliseum • Ames, Iowa W 57–45  9,103 15–0 (2–0)
2012/01/11 7:00 p.m. Oklahoma State #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 71–44  8,707 16–0 (3–0)
2012/01/15 1:30 p.m. Texas #1 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas W 77–59  9,002 17–0 (4–0)
2012/01/18 7:00 p.m. #20 Texas Tech #1 United Spirit Arena • Lubbock, Texas KCEN W 72–64  12,403 18–0 (5–0)
2012/01/21 7:00 p.m. #22 Kansas State #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 76–41  9,380 19–0 (6–0)
2012/01/26 7:00 p.m. Oklahoma #1 Lloyd Noble Center • Norman, Oklahoma FSN W 89–58  8,103 20–0 (7–0)
2012/01/28 7:00 p.m. Kansas #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas W 74–46  10,006 21–0 (8–0)
2012/02/01 7:00 p.m. Missouri #1 Mizzou Arena • Columbia, Missouri W 71–41  3,504 22–0 (9–0)
2012/02/04 7:00 p.m. Kansas State #1 Bramlage Coliseum • Manhattan, Kansas W 70–41  12,528 23–0 (10–0)
2012/02/06 8:00 p.m. Oklahoma #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas
(Big Monday)
ESPN2 W 81–54  8,341 24–0 (11–0)
2012/02/11 5:00 p.m. #14 Texas A&M #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas FSN W 71–48  10,627 25–0 (12–0)
2012/02/15 7:00 p.m. Oklahoma State #1 Gallagher-Iba Arena • Stillwater, Oklahoma W 81–51  2,648 26–0 (13–0)
2012/02/18 7:00 p.m. Texas Tech #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas KCEN W 56–51  10,381 27–0 (14–0)
2012/02/21 6:30 p.m. Texas #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas FSN Southwest W 80–59  8,592 28–0 (15–0)
2012/02/24 6:30 p.m. Kansas #1 Allen Fieldhouse • Lawrence, Kansas FSN W 76–45  4,676 29–0 (16–0)
2012/02/27 6:00 p.m. #17 Texas A&M #1 Reed Arena • College Station, Texas
(Big Monday)
ESPN2 W 69–62  10,265 30–0 (17–0)
2012/03/03 11:00 a.m. Iowa State #1 Ferrell Center • Waco, Texas FSN W 77–53  9,435 31–0 (18–0)
Big 12 Tournament
2012/03/08 1:30 p.m. Texas Tech #1 Municipal AuditoriumKansas City, Missouri
(Big 12 Quarterfinals)
FSN W 72–48  5,542 32–0 (18–0)
2012/03/09 12:00 p.m. Kansas State #1 Municipal Auditorium • Kansas City, Missouri
(Big 12 Semifinals)
FSN W 86–65   – 33–0 (18–0)
2012/03/10 12:00 p.m. #22 Texas A&M #1 Municipal Auditorium • Kansas City, Missouri
(Big 12 Finals)
FSN W 73–50  4,235 34–0 (18–0)
NCAA Tournament
2012/03/18 1:30 p.m. UC-Santa Barbara #1 Stroh CenterBowling Green, Ohio
(NCAA First Round)
ESPN2 W 81–40  4,205 35–0 (18–0)
2012/03/20 6:05 p.m. Florida #1 Stroh Center • Bowling Green, Ohio
(NCAA Second Round)
ESPNU W 76–57  4,097 36–0 (18–0)
2012/03/24 1:30 p.m. #15 Georgia Tech #1 Wells Fargo ArenaDes Moines, Iowa
(NCAA Sweet Sixten)
ESPN W 83–68  7,941 37–0 (18–0)
2012/03/26 6:00 #9 Tennessee #1 Wells Fargo Arena • Des Moines, Iowa
(NCAA Elite Eight)
ESPN W 77–58  9,068 38–0 (18–0)
2012/04/01 8:00 p.m. #2 Stanford #1 Pepsi Center • Denver, Colorado
(NCAA Final Four)
ESPN W 59–47  19,028 39–0 (18–0)
2011/04/03 7:30 p.m. #4 Notre Dame #1 Pepsi Center • Denver, Colorado
(NCAA Championship Game)
ESPN W 80–61  19,028 40–0 (18–0)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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