Jan. 30, 2010
24/RV BAYLOR (16-4, 3-3) 80, 6/6 TEXAS (18-3, 4-2) 77
FRANK ERWIN CENTER AUSTIN, TEXAS
JAN. 30, 2010 ATTENDANCE: 16,734
Today's win improves Baylor record to 23-6 over its last 29 games (dating to end of 2008-09 regular season)
Baylor wins its second straight game vs. Texas (first back-to-back wins since '97-98) and snaps an 11-game losing streak to UT in Austin (first win since 1998); BU improves series record vs. UT to 77-155, 27-84 in Austin.
No. 6 Texas is the highest-ranked road opponent ever defeated by Baylor (tops previous high #11 Arkansas in 1979).
Today's win snaps an eight-game Big 12 road losing streak for Baylor (dating to Jan. 2009 at KSU).
Today's win is Baylor's first over a ranked team (UT No. 6) since March 2009 (beat No. 14/11 KU in Big 12 Championship in OKC) & snaps a three-game losing streak vs. ranked foes; Baylor now 1-2 this season vs. ranked teams.
Baylor is now 2-3 in last five game vs. ranked teams and 5-40 vs. ranked teams in the Drew Era and 22-135 all-time. This marks Baylor's first road win vs. a ranked opponent since Jan. 2008 (defeated No. 18/16 Texas A&M) and snaps a four-game losing streak in such contests.
Baylor is now 2-0 this season in OT games and has won 15 of its last 21 OT games (dating to 1996).
Tweety Carter has scored 73 points over the last 3 games (23 vs. UMass, 23 vs. KSU & 27 at UT).
Baylor's record is now 13-8 (12-7 in Drew Era) when ranked.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 571 consecutive games - the second-longest active streak in the Big 12 behind Texas.
Baylor is 8-0 this season and 47-6 in Drew Era when scoring 80-plus points and has won 17 of its last 18 such games.
Baylor is 16-1 this season when outshooting (FG%) its opponents - today 43.8% to 38.6%.
Baylor is 11-0 this season when grabbing 40 or more rebounds.
Tweety Carter scored a season-high-tying 27 points and made a career-high 10 free throws.
Anthony Jones made a career-high 11 rebounds.
A.J. Walton scored a career-high 14 points.
With three blocks today, Ekpe Udoh moved into third place on Baylor's single-season blocks list with 84 in 20 games (trails Brian Skinner's 98 in '97-98 and 97 in '96-97).
With eight points, senior Josh Lomers has 131 points on the season, his top single-season figure (passing the 123 scored as a freshman in 2006-07).
With 43 minutes played today, senior Tweety Carter moved into third on Baylor's all-time minutes list with 3,404 career minutes [passed Brian Skinner's 3,399, next up former teammate Kevin Rogers with 3,448).
With 27 points scored today, Tweety Carter moved into 13th on Baylor's all-time scoring chart with 1,235 [passed Willie Sublett, David Wesley, Henry Dugat and Vinnie Johnson, next up Doug Brandt 1,263].
Tweety Carter started his 39th career Big 12 game, moving him to fifth all-time at BU in Big 12 starts and played his 115th career game, moving him into a tie for sixth all-time on the school's listing.
Junior F Ekpe Udoh and sophomore G/F Anthony Jones made their 20th straight starts.
LaceDarius Dunn and Josh Lomers made their 29th consecutive starts dating back to Baylor's postseason run in 2008-09.