Feb. 14, 2009
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BAYLOR (16-9, 4-7) 72, TEXAS A&M (17-8, 3-7) 68
FERRELL CENTER - WACO, TEXAS
FEB. 14, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 10,407
Tonight's win marks the first time that Baylor has defeated the Aggies in Waco since Feb. 7, 2004 (Scott Drew's first season at BU).
Tonight's crowd of 10,407 is the 5th largest of all-time at the Ferrell Center.
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 537 straight games.
Baylor's 40-28 lead at the half marks only the third time in Big 12 play this season that the Bears have held a lead at half with the last coming on the road at Kansas State.
The win snaps a six-game losing streak for the Bears, the longest since a six-game streak to start the 2005-06 season- the freshman season of the current Baylor senior class.
Anthony Jones establishes career highs in minutes played (27), points scored (12), and 3-point baskets made (3).
Kevin Rogers was held scoreless in the first half. It is the second time that he's been held scoreless in a half with the first coming in a 58-52 Baylor win at Washington State (12/6).
Rogers (12 points) has scored in double figures in 16 straight games.
For the second consecutive game, LaceDarius Dunn was held scoreless from beyond the arc. Dunn has missed his last 9 attempts from the 3-point line. He has made at least one 3-point basket in 52 of his 56 career games.
After scoring nine total points in a two-game stretch against Missouri and Kansas, Curtis Jerrells is averaging 17.7 points in his last three games.