WACO, Texas (AP)– Juicy Landrum didn’t have any trouble finding a rhythm after a two-week layoff for No. 7 Baylor.
The senior guard set an NCAA record by making 14 3-pointers for all of her career-high 42 points, leading the Woman Bears to a 111-43 triumph over Arkansas State on Wednesday.
Landrum attempted all however among her 24 shots from 3-point variety as Baylor (9-1) shot 46%from beyond the arc (15 of 33) and 59%overall. She also had eight rebounds and seven helps.
Trinity Oliver had the other 3 in Baylor’s 56 th consecutive house nonconference win because a loss to UConn in January 2014.
Landrum had nine threes in the second half and made her the record-breaking shot with simply over two minutes left in the game. She was immediately replaced, getting a standing ovation as she walked to the bench.
” It’s just a happiness to view teammates be happy for each other,” coach Kim Mulkey stated.
The previous NCAA record for threes was 13 by Lamar’s Moe Kinard in2018 Landrum shattered the Baylor mark of 9 3-pointers held by Odyssey Sims and Mandy Hayworth.
” Without my teammates and my coaching staff, it wouldn’t have been possible for me to break that record,” stated Landrum, whose had previous career highs of 23 points and 5 3s. “They had the ability to discover me today. It was just excellent.”
Nalyssa Smith was 6 of 6 from the field and completed with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Queen Egbo had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Erin DeGrate scored 11.
Jireh Washington led Arkansas State (3-7) with 16 points. The Red Hawks shot just 29%(15 of 52).
” We want to get to the point to where we want to attempt and win these video games,” coach Matt Daniel said. “I think we can arrive, however it’s a procedure, not a fast repair.”
BIG PHOTO Arkansas State: The Red Hawks were just 2 of 18 from 3-point range.
Baylor: The Girl Bears were playing their only game in a stretch of 25 days. After the two-week layoff, they don’t play again for another 12 days.
It might be challenging for the safeguarding nationwide champions to move up much prior to the start of conference play. Fifth-ranked South Carolina, which handed the Girl Bears their only loss Nov. 30, plays Duke on Thursday.
Baylor never trailed, opening on a 10 -0 run and scoring the last 17 points of the 2nd quarter for a 58-19 halftime lead. An 18 -1 run in the fourth quarter assisted fuel the final margin of 68 points.
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF MISCUES
The Girl Bears forced 25 turnovers by Arkansas State and scored 37 points off them while giving up just five points on eight turnovers.
There is still no timetable for senior Lauren Cox’s return from a tension reaction in her ideal foot. Sophomore Caitlin Bickle had surgery after sustaining a knee injury in the previous video game versus Georgia on Dec. 4. While Bickle hasn’t been dismissed for the season, there is no schedule for a return.
Arkansas State: At Louisiana Tech in last nonconference video game on Dec. 29.
Baylor: Hosts Morehead State on Dec. 30 prior to opening Huge 12 play at Oklahoma on Jan. 4.