WACO (December 28, 2013) Odyssey Sims scored 27 points, and No. 9 Baylor beat McNeese State 82-57 Saturday night in the last game before the start of conference play for both teams.
The Lady Bears (10-1) extended their nation-leading home winning streak to 67 games, a school record.
Sims, the top scorer in the country at 30.1 points per game, led a 14-2 first-half run to take control heading into a visit to Kansas State for the Big 12 opener on Thursday. The Lady Bears have won three straight conference regular-season and tournament titles.
Baylor has one more non-conference game at home against No. 1 Connecticut on Jan. 13.
Allison Baggett scored 22 points to lead McNeese State (7-4), which had a three-game winning streak snapped. The Cowgirls play host to Southeastern Louisiana in their Southland Conference opener Thursday.