March 1, 2014
NR/RV BAYLOR (19-10, 7-9) 59, TEXAS TECH (13-16, 5-11) 49
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Ferrell Center | Waco, Texas
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Tonight's game was the 128th all-time series meeting between the two. Baylor is 52-76 against Texas Tech, including a 33-26 mark in games played at the Ferrell Center, a 13-9 record under Scott Drew and BU is 11-3 against Texas Tech since 2007-08.
Today marks Drew's 12th win against Texas Tech, the most against any team.
Baylor shot 30.2% (16-53) from the field, the lowest in a win in the Drew era. The previous low was 34.5% against Mississippi State on 12/28/2011.
Baylor shot 80% (20-25) from the free throw line, the Bears' second-highest percentage this season.
Baylor had 21 offensive rebounds and 19 defensive rebounds. Baylor has had more offensive rebounds than defensive rebounds in both meetings against Texas Tech this season.
After averaging over 13 turnovers in the first 13 games of Big 12 play, Baylor has averaged only 6 in the past three games.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 723 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 attempted 31 three-pointers today, the most of the season. This is the first game this season where over half of its shots were three-point attempts (58.5% of FGA were 3PA).
Baylor is 28-25 in March in the Drew era
Baylor is 163-79 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Baylor has won 24 of its last 34 games dating back to last season, with seven of the 10 losses coming against ranked teams.
Baylor is now 21-4 against in-state opponents since the 2011-12 season
Royce O'Neale recorded a double-double, the first of his Baylor career - had had five double-doubles in two season at Denver.
O'Neale had a career-high 12 rebounds, 5 of which were offensive, also a career high.
O'Neale finished with 16 points, the second-highest total of his career.
O'Neale attempted both the most shots (12) and three pointers (5) of his career.
Brady Heslip (4-of-11 from 3-point range) had his 14th game of the season making 4 or more three pointers and the 32nd of his career.
Heslip (four threes made) has connected on a three-pointer in every game he has started this season.
Kenny Chery had his 14th game with at least 5 assists. Baylor is 10-4 in those games.
Chery set a career high with both nine free throws made, and 10 attempted.
Chery did not score from the field, his first game in which he has started and not made a field goal.
Cory Jefferson started his 66th consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
Jefferson (8 points, 7 rebounds) broke his streak of 4 straight double-doubles.