Feb. 13, 2012
9/10 BAYLOR 79, IOWA STATE 64
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
FEB. 13, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 7,047
Baylor is 22-5 all-time when ranked in the Top 10 - 18 of those wins have come this season
Baylor is 55-19 -- 54-18 in the Drew era -- when ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, 48-14 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 and 46-13 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 113-51 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).
Monday was the 21st series meeting and the 19th in the Big 12 era. Iowa State leads the all-time series 12-9, but Baylor has won the last six meetings in Waco. Baylor is 8-11 against ISU in the Big 12 era.
Baylor played as a ranked team against Iowa State for the second time in 21 series meetings.
Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 68-15 at the Ferrell Center (25-13 in Big 12 home games), including a 42-6 home mark in the last three seasons (16-6 in Big 12 home games).
This year's senior class - Quincy Acy, Fred Ellis and Anthony Jones - recorded its 92nd career win to become the winningest senior class in program history.
Baylor has recorded at least 12 home wins in a program-best six straight seasons.
Baylor's 8 free-throw attempts were its fewest this season. The Bears' previous low was 11 attempts (twice).
Baylor's assist-to-turnover ratio was its best of the season at 24-to-8. The Bears recorded assists on 24 of their 33 made field goals, and the 24 assists tied for the second-most by Baylor this season.
Baylor shot 60% from the field (33-for-55), its highest in a Big 12 game this season.
Baylor's 8 turnovers tied its second-fewest this season. The Bears had 7 turnovers in a win at Texas A&M (Feb. 1).
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 645 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Baylor is 20-0 this season when leading at halftime and has won 8 straight Big 12 games when leading at the half.
Baylor has held 19 opponents to fewer than 70 points. Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 72-10 when holding opponents below the 70-point mark. Baylor is 105-26 in the Drew era when holding opponents below 70.
Baylor recorded its 22nd win of the season, the sixth-most in program history.
Senior F Quincy Acy moved ahead of Doug Brandt (728 from 1993-97) and tied Darryl Middleton (730 from 1985-88) for 6th on Baylor's career rebounding list with 730 career rebounds.
Junior G Pierre Jackson has 92 assists in the last 12 games; he had 61 assists in his first 14 games.
Jackson had 9 assists, giving him 5 games this season with 9+ assists.
Sophomore F Perry Jones III (game-high 18 points) had his 13th double-figure scoring game this season and 39th of his career.
Senior F Anthony Jones (12 points) had his 7th double-figure scoring game this season and 27th of his career.
Freshman F Quincy Miller (16 points) had his 14th double-figure scoring game.
Miller tied his career high with 6 assists; he also had 6 assists vs. UTA (Nov. 23) and at Northwestern (Dec. 4).
Sophomore G Brady Heslip has made at least one 3-point field goal in 24 of 26 games this season.
62 of Heslip's 75 field goals have been from 3-point range.