Feb. 27, 2012
9/10 BAYLOR 77, TEXAS TECH 48
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
FEB. 27, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 7,164
Baylor honored three seniors prior to the game - Quincy Acy, Fred Ellis and Anthony Jones - the winningest class in program history with 95 career victories.
Baylor is 23-6 all-time when ranked in the Top 10 - 19 of those wins have come this season
Baylor is 58-20 -- 57-19 in the Drew era -- when ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, 51-15 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 and 49-14 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 116-52 and has made three postseason appearances (2008 NCAA, 2009 NIT, 2010 NCAA) and posted three 20-win seasons (135 wins in first 11 seasons of Big 12 era).
Monday was the 124th meeting in the series with Texas Tech. The Red Raiders hold a 75-49 advantage in the all-time series, which dates back to the 1936-37 season.
Baylor recorded its 25th regular-season win, the second-most in school history. The win also tied the 1945-46 team (25-5) in total wins.
Baylor went 10-0 in the regular season against former Big 12 South teams (2-0 vs. Texas, 2-0 vs. Texas A&M, 2-0 vs. Texas Tech, 2-0 vs. Oklahoma and 2-0 vs. Oklahoma State).
Baylor recorded its school-record 12th Big 12 win, breaking the previous mark of 11-5 set in 2009-10.
Baylor is 44-37 in Big 12 games in the last five seasons and has tallied the four highest Big 12 win totals in program history during that span - 12 in 2011-12, 11 in 2009-10, 9 in 2007-08 and 7 in 2010-11.
Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 70-16 at the Ferrell Center (27-14 in Big 12 home games), including a 44-7 home mark in the last three seasons (18-7 in Big 12 home games).
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 649 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Baylor held Texas Tech to 48 points - the lowest point total of any Baylor opponent in Big 12 play this season.
Baylor held Texas Tech to 15 points in the first half - the lowest-scoring half by a Baylor opponent this season.
Baylor is 21-0 this season when leading at halftime and has won nine straight Big 12 games when leading at the half.
Senior F Quincy Acy moved into 12th on Baylor's all-time scoring list with 1,274 career points, passing Doug Brandt (1,263 from 1993-97).
Acy played in his 131st career game, tying him with Tweety Carter for second all-time at Baylor.
Acy played in his 65th career Big 12 game, giving him sole possession of the Baylor record.
Acy (12 points) has scored in double figures in 13 of his last 15 games and 70 times in his career.
Senior F Fred Ellis made his first start of the season and the fourth of his career.
Senior F Anthony Jones made his 33rd career Big 12 start, tying him with Mamadou Diene for ninth in program history.
Jones (13 points) had his eighth double-figure scoring game of the season and the 28th of his career.
Junior G Pierre Jackson moved into sixth on Baylor's single-season assists list with 172, passing DeMarcus Minor (169 in 1999-00).
Sophomore G Gary Franklin tied his career high with 4 assists - it was his most in a game at Baylor; he had four assists three times while playing at California.
Sophomore F Perry Jones III had his ninth career double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds); it was his sixth this season.
Jones III had his 41st career double-figure scoring game and his 12th career double-figure rebounding game.
Junior G A.J. Walton scored a season-high 13 points; it was Walton's 9th career doubles-figure scoring game.
Sophomore G Brady Heslip has made at least one 3-point field goal in 28 of 30 games this season.
74 of Heslip's 89 field goals have been from 3-point range.