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Lady Bears Meet Golden Bears Monday

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No. 1 seeded Baylor Lady Bears (31-3) advanced to meet the No. 9 seeded California Golden Bears (20-13) in NCAA Tournament second round action with a record-setting first round victory over No. 16 seeded Texas Southern, 119-30. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center in Waco, and the game will air live on ESPN2.

FOLLOW ALONG…
Fans can watch the Lady Bears compete on ESPN2 with Lowell Galindo (play-by-play) and Sue Bird (analyst) on the call. Live audio is also available on the Baylor Sports Network, IMG College and ESPN 1660 AM in Waco. Rick May (play-by-play) and Lori Fogleman (analyst) will call the action.

RECORD-BREAKING ROUND ONE…
? Baylor set four national and seven program NCAA Tournament records in its first round victory over the No. 16 seed Texas Southern.
? The Lady Bears set NCAA Tournament records for points in a game (119 – regulation only, not overtime), margin of victory (89 points), rebounding margin (+41) and lowest opponent field goal percentage (13.8 percent).
? Baylor bested its previous NCAA Tournament point total of 91 (vs. Illinois State on March 19, 2005; vs. Florida on March 22, 2004) with 119 points.
? The Lady Bears pulled down 60 rebounds, four more than their previous record of 56 in an NCAA Tournament game (vs. Florida State on March 26, 2013).
? Baylor dished out 35 assists for another NCAA Tournament school record, topping its previous high of 27 (vs. Idaho on March 18, 2016).
? The Lady Bears shot a blistering 63.2 (48-76) percent from the floor to set new program records for field goal percentage (previously 58.9 percent (33-56) vs. Green Bay on March 27, 2011), field goals made (previously 37 vs. Idaho on March 18, 2016) and field goal attempts (previously 74 vs. Idaho on March 18, 2016; vs. Maryland on March 25, 2006) in an NCAA Tournament game.
? Baylor matched its school record with nine made three-point field goals against the Lady Tigers. This has happened four times for the Lady Bears in NCAA Tournament games.

 

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