Feb. 22, 2014
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BAYLOR (18-9, 6-8) 88, West Virginia (15-12, 7-7) 75
Saturday, February 22, 2014
WVU Coliseum; Morgantown, W.Va.
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Today's game was the 5th all-time series meeting. Baylor is now 4-1 against West Virginia, including a 2-0 mark in games played in Morgantown.
Baylor is on a 4-game winning streak, all of which are in Big 12 Conference play. The 4-game streak is the 2nd-longest single-season Big 12 streak in program history, trailing only the 5 straight Big 12 wins in January 1998.
Baylor is 35-51 in February in the Drew era, including a 24-16 record since 2010.
Baylor is 162-78 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Baylor is 23-34 in Big 12 road games over the last seven seasons after going 8-80 over the league's first 11 years.
Baylor has won 23 of its last 32 games dating back to last season, with six of the nine losses coming against ranked teams.
Head coach Scott Drew earned his 196th career win, moving him within five of tying Bill Henderson's school record.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 721 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 has a season-low 4 turnovers, none of which were committed by guards.
Baylor had 9 assists and 0 turnovers in the 2nd half.
All five Baylor starters scored in double figures.
Brady Heslip became the 27th player in Baylor history to reach 1,000 career points (9th of Drew era).
Heslip (4-of-7 from 3-point range) had his 13th game this season (31st career) with 4+ made 3-pointers.
Heslip is now shooting 53.3% from 3-point range in road games this season (32-of-60).
Royce O'Neale had season-highs with 22 points, 8 made field goals (8-of-8) and 4 made 3-pointers. His previous season high was 13 points, and his most in a Big 12 game was 10 points.
Cory Jefferson started his 64th consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
Jefferson (15 points, 12 rebounds) had his 10th double-double of the season and 21st of his career (7th-most in BU history).
Jefferson's double-double was his 3rd straight. He's averaging 20.3 points and 12.0 rebounds in those games.
Jefferson (15 points) had his 21st double-figure scoring game this season 51st of his career (BU is 40-11 in those games).
Isaiah Austin (19 points) scored in double figures for the 5th straight game, 18th time this season and 45th in his career.
Austin (7 blocks) had his 3rd straight game with 5+ blocks (6th this season).
Austin is averaging 16.8 points and 5.4 blocks per game over his last 5 games.
Kenny Chery (13 points) scored in double figures for the 14th time this season (3rd straight).
Chery had 7 assists and 0 turnovers in 32 minutes - it was his most assists in a game without a turnover this season.