Jan. 10, 2009
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NO. 23 BAYLOR (13-2, 1-0) 73, TEXAS TECH (10-6, 0-1) 61
FERRELL CENTER - WACO, TEXAS
JAN. 10, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 8,032
Baylor is 9-4 all-time when ranked in the AP Top 25, including 7-1 this season.
The Bears are 5-8 in Big 12 Conference openers and 2-4 under Scott Drew.
Under Scott Drew the Bears are 22-59 in the Big 12.
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 527 straight games.
Trailing 15-11 with 12:51 remaining in the first half, Baylor went on a 12-0 run to take a 23-15 lead.
With Texas Tech holding a 44-42 lead with 12:18 remaining in the second half, Baylor went on a 13-1 run (including 11-straight points from LaceDarius Dunn) over the next 3:24 to take a 55-45 lead.
Baylor forced Texas Tech into 23 turnovers, the most in a Big 12 game since causing 23 turnovers against Oklahoma State during the 2004-05 season.
The Bears converted the 23 turnovers into 24 points (TTU had 16 points off 16 BU turnovers).
Kevin Rogers tallied his fourth double-double of the season with 14 points and a season-high-tying 14 rebounds. He has 21 career double-doubles, including 14 during Big 12 play.
LaceDarius Dunn made a 3-point basket for the 20th-straight game, moving him into sole possession of third place all-time at Baylor.
Dunn keyed a 13-1 second-half run for the Bears with 11-straight points, including 3 3-pointers.
With 20 points, Dunn has scored 20-plus points in 4 games this season and 10 in his career.
With 1 blocked shot, Mamadou Diene moves into 10th place all-time in the Big 12 with 81 career blocked shots in league games.