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Baylor, TCU Postgame Notes

Jan. 11, 2014

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7/9 BAYLOR (13-2, 1-1) 88, NR/NR TCU (9-6, 0-3) 62

Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Attendance: 7,573


• Baylor has won 13 straight games at the Ferrell Center, which is the 2nd-longest streak in arena history.
• Baylor is 68-12 at home since 2009-10, posting an .850 winning percentage.
• Baylor has started the season 13-2 or better in five of the last seven seasons.
• Today's game was the 173rd all-time meeting between Baylor and TCU, which is the 4th-most played series in BU history. It's the teams' 3rd meeting as Big 12 foes. Baylor leads the series 92-81 overall, 51-38 in Waco and 3-0 under head coach Scott Drew.
• Baylor has more Big 12 wins in the last seven years (54-48) than its first 11 years in the league combined (45-131).
• Baylor is 19-1 against in-state opponents since the start of the 2011-12 season.
• Baylor has won 18 of its last 20 games dating back to last season - the 2 losses have come to undefeated, top 10 teams.
• The game was televised on the Big 12 Network, marking the 80th consecutive TV game for Baylor - BU is 138-118 in TV games under Drew.
• Baylor is 42-42 in January in the Drew era, including a 27-10 record since the 2009-10 season.
• Baylor is 157-71 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
• Baylor has won 31 of its last 32 games when leading at half, and BU is 52-2 in those games since 2011-12.
• Baylor is one of four schools nationally ranked by the AP in football, men's basketball and women's basketball. The Bears (No. 13 FB, No. 7 MBB, No. 7 WBB) are joined by Oklahoma State, Duke and Louisville.
• Baylor is the nation's only program with football and both basketballs ranked in the top 14 of the latest AP polls.

• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 709 consecutive games - the 2nd-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 has out-shot 14 of 15 opponents this season and has been out-rebounded just once in 15 games.
• Baylor had 9 players play 15 or more minutes and 8 of those players scored in the game.
• Baylor (21-for-21 free throws) set a Ferrell Center record, BU Big 12 record and overall BU record for highest team free throw percentage in a game and made the most free throws of any perfect free throw game in BU history. BU's prior best FT percentage in a Big 12 game was 95.7% at Texas Tech on Feb. 7, 2009 (22-of-23) and BU's most FTs made in any game in program history without a miss was 10 - Texas Tech, 1/25/69 [10-of-10]; UT Pan American, 1/3/78 [10-of-10].
• Baylor is 13-1 when out-shooting its opponent this season and 174-19 when doing so under Drew.
• Baylor is 8-0 this season and 86-9 under Drew when scoring 80+ points.
• Baylor is 11-2 this season and 137-39 under Drew when out-rebounding its opponent.

Cory Jefferson (11 points) has scored in double figures in 20 of his last 22 games dating back to 2012-13 - it's the 13th time he's done so this season and 43rd time in his career.
• Jefferson started his 52nd consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
• Jefferson (season-high 14 rebounds) had his 7th double-digit rebounding game of the season (19th of career).
• Jefferson notched his 6th double-double of the season and 17th of his career.
• Jefferson (season-high 3 blocks) has had multiple blocks 8 times this season and 42 times in his career.
Brady Heslip (15 points) scored in double figures for the 10th time this season and 44th of his career.
• Heslip has hit at least one 3-pointer in 77 of 89 career games, including 60 games with 2+ 3-pointers, 42 games with 3+ 3-pointers and 24 games with 4+ 3-pointers.
Isaiah Austin (14 points) has scored in double figures in each of his last 8 starts, 11 times this season and 38 times in his career.
• Austin (4 blocks) passed Joey Fatta (101) for 7th place on the all-time BU career blocks list with 104 career blocks.
• Austin (4 blocks) has had multiple blocks in 11 games this season and 27 times in his career.
Taurean Prince (career-high 23 points; 2nd career game with 20+) has scored double figures in 3 of his last 4 games, 5 times this season and 8 times in his career - BU is 8-0 all-time when Prince scored in double figures.
• Prince (3 steals) set a new career high in steals.
Kenny Chery has made 23 straight free throws.
Rico Gathers (12 rebounds) has tallied double figures in rebounds 5 times this season and 12 in his career.
• Gathers (10 points) has scored double-figures 6 times this season and 10 in his career.
• Gathers tallied his 3rd double-double of the season and 6th of his career.



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