Lady Bears prepare for Iowa State

Lady Bears prepare for Iowa State
Posted at 9:37 PM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-22 22:37:51-05

Baylor's 79-47 victory over West Virginia at home was the largest margin of victory (32) over a Big 12 opponent this season for the Lady Bears, and BU extended its home win streak at the Ferrell Center to 30 games. In addition, Baylor's Big 12 win streak overall reached 27 in the regular season. Baylor shot an even 50 percent from the field to improve to 209-1 all-time under head coachKim Mulkey when shooting 50 percent or better from the floor. Five players scored in double figures with Kalani Brown's 17 leading the way while Chloe Jackson [] dished a career-high 10 assists.
   The Cyclones come to town ranked No. 20 in the AP poll and No. 19 in the WBCA Coach's poll. ISU had an early-season Top 25 win over No. 24 Miami at home Nov. 18 (75-52) and narrow losses at No. 16 Iowa (73-70, Dec. 5) and vs. No. 11 Texas (64-62, Jan. 12). The Cyclones are 4-2 in Big 12 play, coming off a 104-78 win vs. Oklahoma Saturday at home. Bill Fennelly leads ISU in his 24thseason compiling a 494-257 (.657) record at the helm, and the Cyclones boast one of the best players in the league in senior Bridget Carleton, who averages 19.9 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists per contests.