Beatrice Mompremier had 11 points and 15 rebounds while playing only 15 minutes and Baylor bounced back from its loss to third-ranked UConn by overwhelming Mississippi Valley State 101-36 this evening in the Ferrell Center. From Baylor Bears dot com.
The Lady Bears (3-1) scored the first seven points in the game and had a 17-point lead by the end of the first quarter. They were up 49-19 at halftime.
Lauren Elliot had 11 points to lead Mississippi Valley State (1-2).
Baylor has won 170 consecutive home games against non-ranked opponents since losing to Auburn in the WNIT final in Waco on April 4, 2003. The Lady Bears are 158-4 in non-conference home games in coach Kim Mulkey's 17 seasons.
Nina Davis broke the 2,000 career points mark on a 13 footer in the fourth quarter. Nina currently holds the all time Baylor Lady Bear made shot percentage record at 57%.
After the game, the Lady Bears held an informal Meet the Bears and signed autographs and provided posters.
Baylor continues its nonconference home stand on Tuesday, Nov. 22, against Southeastern Louisiana. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. (CT). Following the contest, the Lady Bears hit the road for their first tournament of the 2016-17 season, competing in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Fla. Baylor opens action on Friday, Nov. 25, against Kent State at 10 a.m. and will play two more yet to be determined opponents on Saturday, Nov. 26, and Sunday, Nov. 27.