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Baylor, Kansas State Postgame Notes




Feb. 15, 2014

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BAYLOR (16-9, 4-8) 87, Kansas State (17-8, 7-5) 73, 2OT
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas
Attendance: 7,556

BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Tonight's game was the 29th meeting in the all-time series. Baylor is 13-16 all-time against Kansas State, including a 6-5 mark in games played in Waco and a 12-11 record in Big 12 Conference games.
• Baylor is 37-28 in OT games all-time. This was Baylor's first double OT game since a 91-84 loss against Colorado on March 8, 2008, and first 2 OT game at the Ferrell Center since a 85-79 win against Louisiana-Monroe on December 16, 2003.
• Baylor is 33-51 in February in the Drew era, including a 22-16 record since 2010.
• Baylor is 160-78 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
• Baylor has won 21 of its last 30 games dating back to last season, with six of the nine losses coming against ranked teams.
• Head coach Scott Drew earned his 194th career win, moving him within seven of tying Bill Henderson's school record.
• Baylor has its 7th consecutive season with 16 or more wins after snapping a streak of five straight seasons without reaching that mark. The program's longest previous streak of 16-win seasons was two straight.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 719 consecutive games - the 2nd-longest active streak in the Big 12 (Texas). The last time Baylor did not connect from 3-point range was Feb. 21, 1990 vs. Texas Tech.
• Baylor had a 54-40 rebounding advantage, surpassing the 40-rebound mark for the 13th time this season (10-2 in those games). The Bears are 74-19 in the Drew era when grabbing 40+ rebounds.
• Baylor's 21 first-half points were its fewest in a half this season and lowest since scoring 20 at Kansas on Jan. 14, 2013. This season's previous low was 22 at Texas Tech on Jan. 15.
• This was Baylor's largest halftime deficit overcome in a win since making up a 10-point halftime deficit in 77-72 win at Texas on Feb. 20, 2012.
• This was Baylor's largest halftime deficit overcome to win in a home game since making up 14-point deficit in 70-66 win vs. Colorado on Jan. 29, 2011.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Kenny Chery finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, the 6th triple-double in Baylor history and 14th in Big 12 history. He was the first Baylor player ever to have a triple-double in a conference game, and the first BU player with a triple-double since Ekpe Udoh recorded one on January 6th, 2010.
• Chery set career highs with 12 assists and 10 rebounds.
• Chery had a 2.4 assist-to-turnover ratio, his 16th time in the last 17 games with a ratio better than 2.
Isaiah Austin (18 points) scored in double figures for the 16th time this season and the 43rd time in his career.
• Austin finished with a career-high 9 blocks, which is 4th most in Baylor history, one behind the record of 10.
• Austin had his 3rd straight game with double digit points in a half (10 in the 2nd half).
Cory Jefferson started his 62nd consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
• Jefferson has his highest point total in Big 12 play this season (21 points), his 2nd game of the season with 20+ and 10th of his career. Baylor owns a 10-0 record when Jefferson scores 20+ points.
• Jefferson finished 9-13 from the free throw line, his most makes and attempts of the season.
• Jefferson also finished with 11 rebounds, his 8th of the season and 19th of his career which ties him for 8th all-time with Willie Sublett and Jerome Lambert.
• Jefferson fouled out of a game for the first time in his career.
Brady Heslip hit a buzzer beating 3-pointer to send the game into OT that continued his streak of hitting a 3-pointer in every game started this season.
• Heslip tied a season high with 7 misses from 3-point range and had his lowest 3-point shooting % of the season in games with at least 6 attempted.
Royce O'Neale had his 2nd consecutive game with 8 rebounds, which tied his career high.
Taurean Prince (12 points) scored 8 points in 2OT, while Kansas State scored 5.

 

 

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