Feb. 26, 2014
NR/RV BAYLOR (18-10, 6-9) 69, 24/23 TEXAS (21-7, 10-5) 74
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Frank Erwin Center | Austin, Texas
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Tonight's game was the 242nd all-time series meeting - the most-played series for both programs. Baylor is 82-160 against Texas, including a 28-87 mark in games played in Austin, 7-18 record under Scott Drew and 10-30 mark in the Big 12 era. BU had won seven of its last 11 games in the series.
Baylor's 4-game winning streak, all of which were in Big 12 Conference play, was snapped. The 4-game streak was the 2nd-longest single-season Big 12 streak in program history, trailing only the 5 straight Big 12 wins in January 1998.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 722 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 is 35-52 in February in the Drew era, including a 24-17 record since 2010.
Baylor is 162-79 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Baylor is 23-35 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 33 games dating back to last season, with seven of the 10 losses coming against ranked teams.
Baylor is 33-159 all-time against AP top 25 teams, including 16-65 in the Drew era and 8-81 mark in road games. Baylor has gone 6-16 in the last seven seasons in such games.
Baylor is 20-4 against in-state opponents since the 2011-12 season, with three of the losses to Texas.
Baylor is 7-3 this season in games decided by five points or less or in OT - BU was 3-8 in those games last season.
Brady Heslip (2-of-4 from 3-point range) had his 90th game with at least one made three and 70th with two or more.
Heslip (two threes made) passed Aundre Branch (267) for third on Baylor's all-time list of career threes made. He now has 269 career threes made.
Heslip is now shooting 53.1% from 3-point range in road games this season (34-of-64).
Cory Jefferson started his 65th consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
Jefferson (14 points) became the 28th Baylor player to score 1,000 career points (1,010 points) (10th of the Drew era). He joins teammate Brady Heslip, who accomplished the feat in Saturday's win at West Virginia.
Jefferson (14 points, 12 rebounds) had his 11th double-double of the season (now tied for 10th-most in BU single-season history) and 22nd of his career (7th-most in BU history).
Jefferson's double-double was his 4th straight. He's averaging 18.8 points and 12.0 rebounds in those games.
Jefferson (14 points) had his 22nd double-figure scoring game this season 52nd of his career (BU is 40-12 in those games).
Isaiah Austin (two blocks) took sole possession of fourth place on the all-time Baylor blocks list as he now has 147 blocks, passing Mamadou Diene (145).
Kenny Chery (career-high 27 points) scored in double figures for the 15th time this season (4th straight). It's the most points scored by a Baylor player this season.
Chery also set career highs with five made threes and seven attempted threes and tied career highs with eight made field goals and six made free throws.