March 7, 2009
Box Score |
NEBRASKA(18-11, 8-8) 66, BAYLOR (17-13, 5-11) 57
FERRELL CENTER - WACO, TEXAS
MARCH 7, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 6,346
Over the last nine seasons, Baylor is 23-31 vs. Big 12 North schools.
Baylor has trailed at halftime in 12 of its 16 Big 12 games this season (1-11 in those games).
After starting 3-1 in Big 12 play, Baylor won just 2 of its next 12 conference games.
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 542 straight games.
Baylor started the first half 3-of-5 from beyond the arc, but made only 1 of their next 8 3-point field goal attempts to close the first half.
After a Curtis Jerrells 3-pointer cut the Nebraska lead to 53-52 with 1:48 remaining, the Huskers scored five straight points over 37 seconds to build a six-point lead.
Baylor shot 8-24 (33.3%) from 3-point range and 14-27 (51.9%) from 2-point range.
Curtis Jerrells scored 14 points, his 26th game in double-figure scoring this season. He moves into fifth place all-time in Baylor history with 1,672 career points.
LaceDarius Dunn recorded a team-high 16 points, his highest-scoring game since a 20-point performance at Oklahoma.
Tweety Carter made 3 3-pointers and has now made at least one 3-pointer in 18 consecutive games - the sixth-longest streak in Baylor history.