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Baylor Postgame Notes




Jan. 12, 2008

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Team

·             Baylor wins its first Big 12 opener since a 79-74 win over ISU in 2002 (0-5 in previous five conference openers; all on the road).

·             The Bears are now 4-0 this season when trailing at halftime.

·             Baylor used a 22-2 run over 5:13 minutes (15:19 to 10:06) in the second half turning a 7 point deficit (ISU 44-37) into a 13 point lead (BU 59-46).

·             Over 5-plus minutes in the second half, Iowa State committed 7 straight turnovers. All 7 turnovers were due to Baylor steals.

·             The Bears held a +8 turnover margin (19-11) over Iowa State. Baylor entered the game averaging a +3.36 turnover margin (7th in the Big 12).

·             Baylor has connected on 19-of-36 3-point field goals over the last 2 games (.528). The Bears shot 15.0% (3-20) in the previous game against Arkansas.

·             Baylor is 6-1 vs. Iowa State in Waco and has won four straight over the Cyclones.

·             Baylor's 13-2 start is its best since the Bears began 13-1 in 2000-01.

·             Over the last 7 seasons Baylor is 20-29 vs. Big 12 North teams (11-53 vs. Big 12 South teams).

·             The Bears are 8-4 in its last 12 games televised nationally.

·             Baylor is 25-7 in its last 32 games in Waco dating to 2005-06 (8-1 this season).

·             The Bears are 13-0 this season when totaling a higher FG% than its opponents and 0-2 when not. In the Drew Era, BU is 45-7 when outshooting the opponent and 4-64 when not.

·             Baylor has posted a 130-100 assist-to-turnover mark the last 9 games (8-1 record).

·             Over the past 6 seasons Baylor is 80-8 when totaling an equal or higher shooting percentage than its opponents (13-0 in 2007-08).

·             The Bears have used the same starting lineup in all 15 games this season.

·             Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 469 straight games.

 

Individual

·             Henry Dugat tied a season high with 9 rebounds.

·             Aaron Bruce scored 14 points and is now 1 point shy of moving into 10th place on Baylor's career scoring list.

·             Mamadou Diene tied his season high with 3 blocked shots.


 

 

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