Jan. 20, 2014
8/11 KANSAS (14-4, 5-0) 78, 24/23 BAYLOR (13-5, 1-4) 68
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014
Allen Fieldhouse (Lawrence, Kan.)
Tonight's game was the 24th all-time meeting, and Baylor is now 4-20 in the all-time series, including an 0-12 mark in Lawrence. The Bears have won two of their last four games against Kansas, with both losses in Lawrence.
The game was televised on ESPN, marking the 83rd consecutive TV game for Baylor.
Baylor is 42-45 in January in the Drew era, including a 27-13 record since the 2009-10 season.
Baylor is 157-74 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
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. 24 MBB, No. 12 WBB) are joined by Oklahoma State, Duke and Louisville.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 712 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 was out-shot for just the 3rd time this season.
Baylor has only been out-rebounded twice in 18 games this season. The Bears won the battle of the boards 31-28.
Baylor hit a season-high 13 3-pointers and shot 48.1% from 3-point range (13-of-27).
Cory Jefferson (16 points) has scored in double figures in 22 of his last 25 games dating back to 2012-13 - it's the 15th time he's done so this season and 45th time in his career.
Jefferson started his 55th consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
Kenny Chery (8 assists) had his 13th straight game with a 2-to-1 or better assist-to-turnover ratio (8:2).
Brady Heslip (19 points, 6-of-9 3FGs) had a season-high 6 3FGs made (6th career game with 6+ 3FGs); he has hit at least one 3-pointer in 79 of 92 career games, including 62 games with 2+ 3-pointers, 43 games with 3+ 3-pointers, 25 games with 4+ 3-pointers and 12 games with 5+ 3-pointers.
Heslip scored in double figures for the 11th time this season and 45th time in his career - BU is 35-10 in those games.
Isaiah Austin (season-high-tying 16 points) scored in double figures for the 11th time in his last 12 starts. He has 13 double-figures scoring games and has done so in 40 of 53 career games.
Austin hit 4-of-8 3-pointers after entering the game with a career-best of two made 3FGs in a game. He was 1-of-7 from 3-point range in the season's first 16 games before combining to go 6-of-11 over the last two games.