Jan. 24, 2012
#6/7 BAYLOR 77, OKLAHOMA 65
LLOYD NOBLE CENTER NORMAN, OKLA.
JAN. 24, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 8,004
Baylor has been ranked in the Top 10 for a school-record 10 consecutive weeks.
Tonight's win snaps Baylor's two-game losing streak, improving its program-best start to 18-2.
Baylor is 52-17 -- 51-16 in the Scott Drew era -- when ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, 45-12 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 and 43-11 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 109-49 and has made three postseason appearances (2008 NCAA, 2009 NIT, 2010 NCAA) and posted three 20-win seasons (135 wins in first 11 seasons of Big 12 era).
Oklahoma leads the all-time series 37-9 and holds an 18-4 advantage in Norman.
Baylor's win at Oklahoma was just its second in Norman in the Big 12 era.
Baylor is 8-1 away from home this season and 5-1 in true road games.
In the last five seasons under ninth-year head coach Scott Drew, Baylor has won 23 true road and 20 neutral-site games -- a combined 43-35 record away from home. In Baylor's first 11 seasons in the Big 12, the Bears won a combined 28 games away.
Scott Drew is 4-14 all-time vs. Oklahoma.
Baylor has won seven of its last 11 games against the Big 12's Sooner State schools.
Baylor is off to its third 5-2 conference start in the Big 12 era (1997-98, 2007-08).
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 639 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Baylor led at the half for the first time since Jan. 14 against Oklahoma State. Baylor is 16-0 (4-0 in Big 12) when leading at the half this season.
Baylor is 9-1 when shooting 50 percent or better this season.
Baylor is 17-0 when opponents shoot below 50 percent this season.
Baylor is 15-0 when opponents score under 70 points this season.
Junior G Pierre Jackson made his second consecutive start at point guard.
Sophomore G Brady Heslip has made at least one 3FG in 19 of 20 games this season.
Senior F Anthony Jones scored in double figures for the 6th time this season and for the first time since Dec. 19 vs. Paul Quinn.
Senior F Quincy Acy tied Arthur Edwards for 9th on Baylor's career rebounding list with 681 boards.
Acy posted his 40th career game with 2+ blocks (Baylor is 30-10 in such contests).
Acy reached the double-figure scoring mark for the 16th time this season and the 62nd time of his career.
Jackson scored in double figures for the 6th consecutive game and the 14th time this season
Jones III scored in double figures for the 9th time this season and 35th of his career. It was also his third straight Big 12 road game with 15+ points.
Jones III posted his 3rd double-double of the season - all three in Big 12 play. He now has 6 career double-doubles.
Jones III grabbed 10+ rebounds for 4th time this season and 8th of his career.
Jackson has 7+ assists in six straight games.