NR/NR BAYLOR (17-10, 7-7) 59, 7/6 TEXAS TECH (22-5, 10-4) 57
Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Saturday's sell-out crowd of 10,627 ties the largest attended game in arena history. 1,636 students attended Saturday's game.
Saturday was the 136th all-time series meeting dating back to 1937. BU is 18-12 against Texas Tech under head coach Scott Drew.
Baylor holds a 36-27 mark against Texas Tech in Waco.
Baylor is 18-8 vs. Texas Tech since 2006 and has won 11 of its last 13 games vs. Texas Tech in Waco.
Baylor has won 16+ games for a school-record 11th consecutive season -- the previous record was 2 straight.
Scott Drew is in his 15th season at BU and is Baylor's all-time wins leader (294) -- he is 294-190 at BU and 314-201 overall in 16 seasons as a head coach.
Baylor's 169 wins since 2011-12 are second most in the Big 12 behind only Kansas (198).
Baylor is 260-121 since 2007-08, the first year Drew's staff had a full allotment of scholarships.
Baylor is 102-83 in Big 12 play since 2008 after going 45-131 in the league's first 11 seasons.
BU is 66-13 since 2015-16 when leading at any point in the second half of a game, including 15-4 this season.
Baylor is 169-74 over the last seven seasons.
Baylor is 1-2 this season when scoring less than 60 points and 9-49 in the Scott Drew era.
Baylor is 5-1 this season when its opponent scored less than 60 points and 106-8 under Scott Drew.
Baylor has won 5 consecutive Big 12 games for the first time since a 4-game streak in January 2017.
Baylor's bench out-scored the Texas Tech bench 33-11 and has now out-scored opposing benches 186-60 over the last 5 games.
Baylor won a one-possession game for the second time this season and for the second straight game. The Bears are 2-4 in one-possession games, with all six games in Big 12 play.
Baylor had a halftime lead for the 4th consecutive game after not holding the advantage at the break in its previous 12 games dating back to Dec. 20 vs. Southern.
Baylor has held its last three opponents to an average of 24.3 first-half points. The Bears limited Kansas to 20 first-half points last Saturday, held Texas to 22 first-half points on Monday and limited Texas Tech to 31 first-half points on Saturday.
Baylor has allowed 24.3 first-half points per game in its last 3 games after allowing an average of 40 first-half points per game in the prior 6 games.
The Bears are 13-0 this season when leading at the half and 131-16 when leading at the half since 2011-12.
Baylor out-scored Texas Tech 28-24 in the paint. BU has won points in the paint in 25 of 27 games this season.
Baylor has blocked at least one shot in 94 consecutive games, dating back to Nov. 16, 2015 vs. Oregon.
Baylor has the Big 12's second longest active streak and the 12th longest nationally with at least one three-point field goal made in 862 consecutive games.
Baylor started Manu Lecomte, Jake Lindsey, Mark Vital, Tristan Clark and Jo Lual-Acuil for the sixth consecutive game. The group is now 5-1 as a starting unit.
Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. matched a career-high 3 assists and recorded 3 assists for the second time this season.
Lual-Acuil Jr. scored the final points of the game for the second straight contest.
Manu Lecomte (10 points) scored in double-figures for the 22nd time this season and 68th time in his DI career.
Jake Lindsey started for the 11th time in his career and for the sixth straight game.
Terry Maston (24 points) scored in double-figures for the 10th time this season and 28th time in his career. He's come off the bench in all 99 career games played.
Maston had 13 of his 24 points in the first half.