March 3, 2012
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RV/RV IOWA STATE 80, #9/10 BAYLOR 72
HILTON COLISEUM AMES, IOWA
MARCH 3, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 14,356
With the loss, Baylor will be the No. 4 seed in next week's Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship in Kansas City, Mo. Baylor will face either Texas or Kansas State at 11:30 a.m CST on ESPN2.
Baylor has been ranked in the Top 10 for a program-record 15 weeks and the Top 15 for a program-record 17 consecutive weeks.
Baylor is 23-7 all-time when ranked in the Top 10 - 19 of those wins coming this season.
Baylor is 0-10 all-time at Iowa State and falls to 9-13 in the all-time series with the Cyclones.
Scott Drew is 5-6 all-time vs. Iowa State.
Baylor is 59-21 -- 58-19 in the Drew era -- when ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, 52-16 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 and 50-15 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Baylor is 44-38 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.
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 650 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Baylor is 21-1 this season when leading at halftime, posting a 124-25 record in the Scott Drew era, and has won nine straight Big 12 games when leading at the half.
Saturday was Baylor's first loss when leading at the half since March 5, 2011, vs. Texas.
Senior F Quincy Acy played his 132nd career game, passing former teammate Tweety Carter for second in program history.
Acy became one of six Big 12 players to conclude his career with 66 league games played; Marcus Denmon (Missouri), Kim English (Missouri), David Loubeau (Texas A&M), Keiton Page (Iowa State) and Jamar Samuels (Kansas State) are the others.
Pierre Jackson scored a career-high 35 points, his 20th double-figure game of the season.
Jackson's 18 first-half points are the most scored by a Baylor player in a half since Jackson had 18 in the second half Feb. 20 at Texas.
Jackson posted his fourth 20-point game of the season.
Jackson is the first Baylor player to score 30 or more points in a game since LaceDarius Dunn's 43-point performance Jan. 4, 2011, against Morgan State.
Sophomore F Perry Jones III recorded his second straight double-double, seventh of the season and 10th of his career, finishing with 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Jones III recorded 10+ rebounds for the eighth time this season.