Jan. 5, 2013
BAYLOR 86, TEXAS 79
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
Jan. 5, 2013 ATTENDANCE: 7,749
Baylor has won 7 of the last 9 meetings against Texas.
Overall, the Bears now trail in the series vs. Texas 157-82, including a 64-48 mark in Waco.
Baylor has now won 12-straight games vs. in-state opponents and 11-straight against inaugural members of the former Big 12 South Division.
Baylor played its first overtime game of the season and improved to 11-2 in the Scott Drew era in OT games. It was BU's first overtime games since Dec. 23, 2011 at West Virginia (W, 83-81). It was the first home overtime since Nov. 27, 2009 vs. Iona (W, 72-62).
The starting lineup of Jackson, Heslip, Walton, Jefferson and Austin improved to 8-3 on the year.
BU is now 8-0 this season when leading at the half.
Baylor is now 51-9 at home since the start of the 2009-10 season.
In the month of January, Baylor is now 34-39 in the Scott Drew era, including a 19-8 record over the last four seasons.
Baylor has started 9-4 or better in seven straight seasons.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 670 consecutive games - the second-longest active streak in the Big 12 (Texas). The last time Baylor did not connect from 3-point range was Feb. 21, 1990 vs. Texas Tech.
Baylor is 5-1 this season when scoring 80 or more points and 71-8 in the Scott Drew era.
The Bears are 80-119 in the Drew era and 5-3 this year when shooting below 50% on field goals.
Baylor is 19-111 in the Scott Drew era and 2-4 this year when shooting a lower percentage than the opponent.
Baylor (46-44) improved to 7-0 this season when out-rebounding its opponent and 119-32 in the Scott Drew era.
Baylor closed the 1st half on a 10-0 run to take a 40-31 advantage into the break. In Baylor's last home game vs. BYU, Baylor closed the half with a 21-2 run to take a 40-31 lead over the Cougars.
Baylor (36) had 30 or more points in the paint for the 10th-time this season.
Baylor set season highs with 36 free throws made and 45 attempted.
Pierre Jackson (24 points) scored in double figures for the 21st straight game. He's averaging 19.0 points (398) and 6.3 assists (132) per game during the streak.
Jackson tallied 6 assists in the game, passing the 300 career assist mark with his second. He is the 11th player in Baylor history to accomplish that feat and the fifth of the Scott Drew era. He now has 304 career assists.
Jackson had his 39th career double-figure scoring game and he has scored in double figures in 28 of 33 career starts.
Jackson has at least one 3-point basket in every game this season.
Jackson went 13-for-15 from the free-throw line to establish new career highs in free-throw makes and attempts. Those marks are also the most for a BU player this season.
Cory Jefferson (25 pts and 10 reb) had a double-double for 3rd time this season and for the 4th time in his career.
Jefferson (25 pts) had his 10th double-digit performance of the year and the 15th of his career.
Jefferson tied a career-high with 2 steals.
Jefferson went 11-for-14 from the free-throw line to establish new career highs in free-throw makes and attempts.
Isaiah Austin (18 pts, 12 reb) recorded his 5th career double-double and fourth in the last five games.
Austin tallied double-digit points (18 ) for the fifth straight game and the 10th time this season.
Austin (2 blks) had two or more blocks in a game for the fourth time this season.
Brady Heslip has hit a three-pointer in each game he has played this season and 19-straight dating back to last year. That is tied for the sixth longest streak in BU history.