Jan. 21, 2009
RV/NO. 23 BAYLOR (15-3, 3-1) 83, KANSAS STATE (11-7, 0-4) 65
BRAMLAGE COLISEUM - MANHATTAN, KAN.
JAN. 21, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 9,386
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 530 straight games.
Baylor is 10-3 in televised games this season (3-2 on ESPN2).
Baylor is now 11-9 all-time on the ESPN family of networks.
For the second consecutive game, Baylor played just seven players and six of them accounted for the Bears' entire offense.
Baylor shot 53.6 percent (15-of-28) from the floor in the first half vs. Kansas State - the highest first-half percentage in Big 12 play this season.
Baylor shot 59.1 percent (13-of-22) from the floor in the second half - its highest second-half percentage in Big 12 play this season.
Baylor shot 56.0 percent for the game (28-of-50) - its best shooting performance in the Big 12 this season.
Baylor held Kansas State to 36.0 percent (9-of-25) from the floor in the first half - the lowest first-half percentage by opponent since Nov. 30, 2008, when Wake Forest shot 35.3 percent (12-of-34).
Baylor's 20-point lead (81-61) at the 1:43 mark of the second half is its largest in Big 12 play this season.
Baylor's 18-point win is its largest margin of victory against Kansas State.
Freshman Quincy Acy made his second consecutive start Wednesday night. Acy made his first career start on Saturday, Jan. 17 vs. Oklahoma State.
Acy fell one rebound shy of recording his second consecutive double-double. Acy finished with 12 points and nine boards.
Tweety Carter dished out a career-high eight assists.
Kevin Rogers notched his 22nd career double-double and his 15th in Big 12 play, scoring 12 points and pulling down 11 rebounds.
Curtis Jerrells recorded five assists and now needs just one assist to become only the second player in school history with 1,000 points, 400 assists and 100 steals.
LaceDarius Dunn extended his streak of consecutive games with a made 3-pointer to 23 games, the third-longest streak in Baylor history. He has now made at least one 3-point field goal in 47 of his 49 career games.
Dunn recorded his second career 30-point game, pouring in a season-high 33 points. He scored a career-high 38 last season at Texas Tech (March 8, 2008)
Dunn hit a school-record-tying nine 3-pointers Wednesday vs. Kansas State. Dunn tied the school mark set by David Hamilton at TCU on Feb. 14, 1995. Both marks were down on the road.