Jan. 18, 2014
12/13 BAYLOR (13-4, 1-3) 64, 25/RV OKLAHOMA (14-4, 3-2) 66
Sat., Jan. 18, 2014
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor had won 13 straight games at the Ferrell Center, which was the 2nd-longest streak in arena history.
Baylor is 68-13 at home since 2009-10, posting an .839 winning percentage.
The 8,544 attendance number for the game was the most of any game at the Ferrell Center this season and most since March 9, 2013, vs. Kansas (9,695).
Today's game was the 50th all-time meeting between Baylor and Oklahoma, and the first with both teams ranked in the AP poll. Baylor trails the series 39-11 overall, 17-6 in Waco and 16-6 under head coach Scott Drew. BU is 5-5 vs. OU in the last 9 games of the series and had won 3 of the last 4 in Waco.
The game was televised on ESPN, marking the 82nd consecutive TV game for Baylor - BU is 138-120 in TV games under Drew.
Baylor is 42-44 in January in the Drew era, including a 27-12 record since the 2009-10 season.
Baylor is 157-73 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Baylor had won 31 of its last 32 games when leading at half, and BU is 52-3 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. 12 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 15 of the latest AP polls.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 711 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 15 of 17 opponents this season and has been out-rebounded just twice in 17 games.
Baylor is now 5-1 this season in games decided by 5 points or less or in OT - BU was 3-8 in those games last year.
Baylor had 8 players play 18 or more minutes and all 8 of those players scored in the game.
Baylor is 13-2 when out-shooting its opponent this season and 174-20 when doing so under Drew.
Baylor is 11-3 this season and 137-40 under Drew when out-rebounding its opponent.
Cory Jefferson (11 points) has scored in double figures in 21 of his last 24 games dating back to 2012-13 - it's the 14th time he's done so this season and 44th time in his career.
Jefferson started his 54th consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
Kenny Chery (16 points) has scored in double figures 10 times in his Baylor career.
Chery (5 assists) has had 5 or more assists in 9 games in his Baylor career and has 5 games with 10 or more points and 5 or more assists.
Brady Heslip has hit at least one 3-pointer in 78 of 91 career games, including 61 games with 2+ 3-pointers, 42 games with 3+ 3-pointers and 24 games with 4+ 3-pointers.
Isaiah Austin (12 points) has scored in double figures in 10 of his last 11 starts, 12 times this season and 39 times in his career.
Austin (2 blocks) tied Willie Sublett (106) for 6th place on the all-time BU career blocks list with 106 career blocks.
Austin (2 blocks) has had multiple blocks in 12 games this season and 28 times in his career.
Austin tied a career high with 2 made 3-pointers, marking the 7th time he's done so in his career and 1st this season.