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 No. 1
AP No. 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
2011–12 Big 12 Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Baylor 18 0   1.000     40 0   1.000
Oklahoma 11 7   .611     21 13   .618
#22 Texas A&M 11 7   .611     24 10   .706
Iowa State 9 9   .500     18 13   .581
Kansas State 9 9   .500     20 14   .588
Kansas 8 10   .444     21 12   .636
Oklahoma State 8 10   .444     18 12   .600
Texas 8 10   .444     18 14   .563
Texas Tech 6 12   .333     21 13   .618
Missouri 2 16   .111     13 18   .419
2012 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of March 5, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

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, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular season
2011/11/11*
6:30 p.m.
No. 1 Howard
Women's NIT
W 82–28  1–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,587)
Waco, Texas
2011/11/13*
2:00 p.m.
No. 1 Chattanooga
Women's NIT
W 91–31  2–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,005)
Waco, Texas
2011/11/17*
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 UCLA
Women's NIT
W 83–50  3–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,577)
Waco, Texas
2011/11/20*
1:00 p.m., CBS College Sports
No. 1 No. 2 Notre Dame
Women's NIT
W 94–81  4–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (9,477)
Waco, Texas
2011/11/22*
6:30 p.m.
No. 1 Yale W 109–59  5–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,681)
Waco, Texas
2011/11/27*
1:00 p.m., ESPN
No. 1 No. 7 Tennessee W 76–67  6–0 (0–0)
Thompson–Boling Arena (16,623)
Knoxville, Tennessee
2011/11/30*
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Texas Southern W 91–39  7–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,041)
Waco, Texas
2011/12/04*
1:00 p.m.
No. 1 Minnesota W 89–60  8–0 (0–0)
Williams Arena (3,814)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2011/12/08*
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Milwaukee W 72–41  9–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,066)
Waco, Texas
2011/12/11*
10:00 a.m., ESPNU
No. 1 St. John's
Maggie Dixon Classic
W 73–59  10–0 (0–0)
Madison Square Garden (n/a)
New York, New York
2011/12/18*
7:30 p.m., ESPN
No. 1 No. 2 Connecticut W 66–61  11–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (10,627)
Waco, Texas
2011/12/21*
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 McNeese State W 90–50  12–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,516)
Waco, Texas
2011/12/30*
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Mississippi Valley State W 93–55  13–0 (0–0)
Ferrell Center (7,634)
Waco, Texas
2012/01/04
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Missouri W 90–46  14–0 (1–0)
Ferrell Center (8,017)
Waco, Texas
2012/01/07
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Iowa State W 57–45  15–0 (2–0)
Hilton Coliseum (9,103)
Ames, Iowa
2012/01/11
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Oklahoma State W 71–44  16–0 (3–0)
Ferrell Center (8,707)
Waco, Texas
2012/01/15
1:30 p.m.
No. 1 Texas W 77–59  17–0 (4–0)
Frank Erwin Center (9,002)
Austin, Texas
2012/01/18
7:00 p.m., KCEN
No. 1 No. 20 Texas Tech W 72–64  18–0 (5–0)
United Spirit Arena (12,403)
Lubbock, Texas
2012/01/21
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 No. 22 Kansas State W 76–41  19–0 (6–0)
Ferrell Center (9,380)
Waco, Texas
2012/01/26
7:00 p.m., FSN
No. 1 Oklahoma W 89–58  20–0 (7–0)
Lloyd Noble Center (8,103)
Norman, Oklahoma
2012/01/28
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Kansas W 74–46  21–0 (8–0)
Ferrell Center (10,006)
Waco, Texas
2012/02/01
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Missouri W 71–41  22–0 (9–0)
Mizzou Arena (3,504)
Columbia, Missouri
2012/02/04
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Kansas State W 70–41  23–0 (10–0)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, Kansas
2012/02/06
8:00 p.m., ESPN2
No. 1 Oklahoma
Big Monday
W 81–54  24–0 (11–0)
Ferrell Center (8,341)
Waco, Texas
2012/02/11
5:00 p.m., FSN
No. 1 No. 14 Texas A&M W 71–48  25–0 (12–0)
Ferrell Center (10,627)
Waco, Texas
2012/02/15
7:00 p.m.
No. 1 Oklahoma State W 81–51  26–0 (13–0)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (2,648)
Stillwater, Oklahoma
2012/02/18
7:00 p.m., KCEN
No. 1 Texas Tech W 56–51  27–0 (14–0)
Ferrell Center (10,381)
Waco, Texas
2012/02/21
6:30 p.m., FSN Southwest
No. 1 Texas W 80–59  28–0 (15–0)
Ferrell Center (8,592)
Waco, Texas
2012/02/24
6:30 p.m., FSN
No. 1 Kansas W 76–45  29–0 (16–0)
Allen Fieldhouse (4,676)
Lawrence, Kansas
2012/02/27
6:00 p.m., ESPN2
No. 1 No. 17 Texas A&M
Big Monday
W 69–62  30–0 (17–0)
Reed Arena (10,265)
College Station, Texas
2012/03/03
11:00 a.m., FSN
No. 1 Iowa State W 77–53  31–0 (18–0)
Ferrell Center (9,435)
Waco, Texas
Big 12 Tournament
2012/03/08
1:30 p.m., FSN
No. 1 Texas Tech
Big 12 Quarterfinals
W 72–48  32–0 (18–0)
Municipal Auditorium (5,542)
Kansas City, Missouri
2012/03/09
12:00 p.m., FSN
No. 1 Kansas State
Big 12 Semifinals
W 86–65  33–0 (18–0)
Municipal Auditorium ( –)
Kansas City, Missouri
2012/03/10
12:00 p.m., FSN
No. 1 No. 22 Texas A&M
Big 12 Finals
W 73–50  34–0 (18–0)
Municipal Auditorium (4,235)
Kansas City, Missouri
NCAA Tournament
2012/03/18
1:30 p.m., ESPN2
No. 1 UC-Santa Barbara
NCAA First Round
W 81–40  35–0 (18–0)
Stroh Center (4,205)
Bowling Green, Ohio
2012/03/20
6:05 p.m., ESPNU
No. 1 Florida
NCAA Second Round
W 76–57  36–0 (18–0)
Stroh Center (4,097)
Bowling Green, Ohio
2012/03/24
1:30 p.m., ESPN
No. 1 No. 15 Georgia Tech
NCAA Sweet Sixteen
W 83–68  37–0 (18–0)
Wells Fargo Arena (7,941)
Des Moines, Iowa
2012/03/26
6:00, ESPN
No. 1 No. 9 Tennessee
NCAA Elite Eight
W 77–58  38–0 (18–0)
Wells Fargo Arena (9,068)
Des Moines, Iowa
2012/04/01
8:00 p.m., ESPN
No. 1 No. 2 Stanford
NCAA Final Four
W 59–47  39–0 (18–0)
Pepsi Center (19,028)
Denver, Colorado
2012/04/03
7:30 p.m., ESPN
No. 1 No. 4 Notre Dame
NCAA Championship Game
W 80–61  40–0 (18–0)
Pepsi Center (19,028)
Denver, Colorado
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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