Notable numbers in Louisville's win

Updated: April 1, 2013, 12:02 PM ET
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Just how big of an upset was fifth-seeded Louisville's 82-81 victory over defending national champion Baylor on Sunday? A closer look at the key numbers, the Cardinals' record-setting shooting and Brittney Griner's stats in her final college game:

  • Griner touched the ball on only 20 of 92 possessions. In the final 10 minutes, Griner touched the ball on just three of Baylor's 29 possessions (10.3 percent).

  • Griner attempted 10 field goals, tied for her fourth fewest attempts this season.

    Griner Shot Chart ESPNBrittney Griner did not hit her first field goal until 15:20 was left in the game.

  • 19: The Lady Bears trailed by as many as 19 points in the second half before rallying to take the lead with nine seconds remaining on a pair of Odyssey Sims free throws.

  • 16: Louisville made 16 3-point field goals, tying the women's tournament record. Entering the game, the Cardinals had averaged 5.4 3-pointers per game and shot 31.0 percent from 3-point range.

  • Louisville scored 56 of its 82 points outside the paint, outshooting Baylor 57.1 percent to 25 percent on such shots. All of Baylor's made field goals were in the paint or from 3-point range.

    Louisville CardinalsESPN Stats & InformationOf Louisville's 3-point shooting, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said she kept thinking the Cardinals were "going to start missing some. But they never did."

  • 24.5: According to MGM Resorts International, Baylor was favored by 24.5 points over fifth-seeded Louisville, which was a 75-1 bet to win it all this year.

  • 32: Baylor had its 32-game winning streak (longest in the nation) snapped. It was the second 30-plus game winning streak to end this season for the Lady Bears. Their loss to Stanford in November put an end to a 42-game streak, which included their undefeated run to last season's national title.

  • Griner ends her career with more blocks (748) than any man or woman in NCAA history and second on the women's NCAA Division I scoring list (3,283 career points).

  • Griner also made an impact on the way the women's game is played. She had 18 dunks in her college career, more than any woman to dunk before her (a combined 15):

    Brittney Griner, Baylor: 18 (11 this season)
    Candace Parker, Tennessee: 7
    Michelle Snow, Tennessee: 3
    Georgeann Wells, West Virginia: 2
    Charlotte Smith, North Carolina: 1
    Sylvia Fowles, LSU: 1
    Sancho Lyttle, Houston: 1

  • More Griner career notes: She was a three-time Big 12 Player of the Year (joins Courtney Paris as only players to win three times); she was the 2012 State Farm Wade Trophy winner (she would become the fourth player to win multiple times if she wins this year); she scored at least 10 points in 146 games, which is three behind NCAA Division I leader Maya Moore (149); Baylor posted a 135-15 record during Griner's career.

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