March 9, 2012
Box Score |
12/11  BAYLOR 81, 3/3  KANSAS 72
SPRINT CENTER KANSAS CITY, MO.
MARCH 9, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 18,972
Baylor advances to finals for the second time in Big 12 Championship history (runner-up to Missouri in 2009).
Baylor is now 11-14 all-time in Big 12 Championship play (5-3 in last four tournaments).
Baylor is now 3-1 vs. 1 seeds in Big 12 Championship play.
Baylor is now 2-2 all-time in Big 12 Championship semifinal games.
Baylor is now 7-7 in the Big 12 Championship under Scott Drew.
Baylor is now 10-16 in tournament play in Kansas City (3-3 in the Sprint Center).
Pierre Jackson's 7 assists tied Baylor's Big 12 Championship record for single-game assists.
All-time series record vs. Kansas now stands 18-3 in KUs favor.
Baylor is now 2-0 vs. KU in Big 12 Championship play.
Baylor is now 2-10 vs. Kansas in Scott Drew era.
Baylor's win over No. 3 Kansas is vs. highest ranked opponent (AP Poll) since 1990 (82-77 win over No. 3 Arkansas).
Win over No. 3 KU snaps 10 straight losses to teams ranked in Top 3 and 18 straight to team in Top 5.
Baylor is now 13-3 this season in games played away from home.
Tonight's win improves Baylor's win total to 27 games, the second-most in school history (Elite Eight squad won 28 in 2009-10).
Tonight's win is the 97th victory for BU's winningest senior class in history (Quincy Acy, Fred Ellis and Anthony Jones).
Baylor had six players score in double-figures tonight, the first such occurrence since 2008-09 vs. Virginia Tech.
Baylor's nine turnovers were its fewest committed in seven games (since Feb. 13).
Baylor is now 8-1 this season when scoring 80-plus points (23-3 when scoring 70-plus).
Baylor is 23-1 this season when leading at halftime, posting a 126-25 record in the Scott Drew era.
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 652 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
With 7 assists today, Pierre Jackson moved into fourth place on Baylor's single-season list with 190 / Jackson's 7 assists also tied Baylor's Big 12 Championship record for single-game assists.
A.J. Walton's 12 points was his third double-figure scoring effort in the last four games.
Miller finished with 13 points, his highest total since Feb. 13 and his first double-figure output in last four games.
Perry Jones III scored in double-figures for the fourth straight game .
With four 3-pointers tonight, Brady Heslip moves to ninth on Baylor's single-season chart with 80.
Quincy Acy played his 133rd career game, tying former teammate LaceDarius Dunn for the school-record for games played.
With on block tonight (in less than one minute played), Cory Jefferson moved into 10th place along on Baylor's single-season list with 42.