Jan. 10, 2012
Box Score |
4/5 BAYLOR 75, 18/18 KANSAS STATE 73
BRAMLAGE COLISEUM MANHATTAN, KAN.
JAN. 10, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 12,528
With today's win, Baylor has the first 16-game winning streak in program history.
Baylor is off to its third 3-0 conference start in the Big 12 era.
Baylor is 50-15 -- 49-14 in the Scott Drew era -- when ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, 43-10 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 and 41-9 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Baylor is the only Division I school in the nation with both men's and women's basketball teams undefeated (combined 31-0).
Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 107-47 and has made three postseason appearances (2008 NCAA, 2009 NIT, 2010 NCAA) and posted three 20-win seasons (135 wins in first 11 seasons of Big 12 era).
Tuesday was the 24th meeting in the series with Kansas State and the 13th in Manhattan. K-State holds a 13-11 advantage in the all-time series, while Baylor snapped its three-game losing streak to the Wildcats.
Baylor is 7-0 away from home this season and 4-0 in true road games.
In the last five seasons under ninth-year head coach Scott Drew, Baylor has won 22 true road and 20 neutral-site games -- a combined 42-34 record away from home. In Baylor's first 11 seasons in the Big 12, the Bears won a combined 28 games away.
Scott Drew is 4-6 all-time v s. Kansas State.
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 635 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Baylor is one of only three undefeated Division I teams remaining - Murray State and Syracuse are the others.
Baylor trailed at the half for only the second time this season - both true road games.
Kansas State is the first Baylor opponent this season to shoot 50% or better (K-State shot 50%).
Junior G A.J. Walton made his 46th consecutive start at point guard.
Sophomore G Brady Heslip has made at least one 3FG in 15 of 16 games this season.
Heslip established a career-high with 4 steals
Junior G A.J. Walton swiped 3 steals - his 22nd career game with 3+ steals.
Freshman G Deuce Bello saw his first action since Dec. 22, 2010, against Saint Mary's at the Las Vegas Classic. Bello finished with 3 points and 2 rebounds in 5 minutes.
Junior G Pierre Jackson dished out a career-high 11 assists, while posting his career-first double-double (10 points, 11 assists).
Jackson and Heslip both posted their 10th double-figure scoring games of the season.
Sophomore F Perry Jones III posted his sixth double-figure scoring game of the season, finishing with 17 points.
Senior F Quincy Acy posted his 12th double-figure scoring game of the season with 13 points.