March 11, 2009
Box Score |
BAYLOR 65 (18-13), NEBRASKA 49 (18-12)
FORD CENTER - OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, FIRST ROUND
MARCH 11, 2009
Baylor advances to the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals for the fifth time in 12 tournaments and the first time since 2007 (as 11 seed upset sixth-seed Missouri 97-83 at Ford Center, lost to third-seed Texas in quarterfinals).
With today's win, Baylor is now 6-11 all-time in the Big 12 Championship (2-4 under Scott Drew
With today's win, Baylor now trails 12-8 in its all-time series vs. Nebraska (leads 2-1 in Big 12 Championship play)
Baylor is now 16-0 this season when posting a higher shooting percentage than its opponent.
Baylor is now 13-1 this season when holding opponents to fewer than 70 points.
Baylor shot 53 percent from the field today (and held the Huskers to 31.5%)
- BU is now 16-0 this season when shooting a higher percentage than its opponent.
Baylor is now 6-0 this season vs. Big 12 opponents when leading at the half (led 30-27 today).
The Bears are a perfect 12-0 this season when shooting higher than 50 percent.
Baylor outrebounded Nebraska 43-18. BU's 43 rebounds are its highest team total since totaling 43 vs. Texas Jan. 27.
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 543 straight games.
21 turnovers tie Baylor's single-game record in the Big 12 Championship
With 19 points today, Curtis Jerrells now has 109 career points in Big 12 Championship play setting a new Baylor tournament record (old mark 99, by DeMarcus Minor (2000-01).
Jerrells also set school records for career Big 12 Championship stats in the following categories:
o Field Goals Made: 38 (previous mark 31, DeMarcus Minor 2000-01) - Eight FGM today
o 3-Point Field Goals Made: 12 (previous mark 10, Wendell Greenleaf 2000-02) - Three 3FGM today
o 3-Point Field Goals Attempted: 31 (previous mark 30, Wendell Greenleaf 2000-02) - Four 3FGA today
With 20 rebounds today, Kevin Rogers now has 47 career boards in Big 12 Championship play setting a new Baylor tournament record (old mark 37, by Terry Black (2000-01).
Rogers established a new Baylor record for rebounds in a Big 12 Championship game with 20 (old mark of 14 by Kish Lewis and Terry Black).
Rogers' 20 rebounds today moved him into fourth place all-time on Baylor's career list with 810 career boards (passed Terry Teagle at 805).
Rogers' 20 rebounds is a new career high (former 18) and most in a game since Lawrence Roberts had 20 at Oklahoma State Feb. 15, 2003.
Lomers finished with 11 points today, just his second double-digit scoring game this season. The Bears are 6-1 in Lomers' career when he scores 10-plus points.
Rogers finished with 10 points and 20 rebounds, his 24th career and seventh season double-double.
Kevin Rogers started his 93rd career game today (93 straight, every game of sophomore, junior & senior season), moving him into a seventh-place tie (with current radio color analyst Pat Nunley) on Baylor career starts list.
With his sixth point of the game Jerrells moved into fourth place on Baylor's career scoring chart (passing Darryl Middleton at 1,677), Jerrells finished with 19 points and has 1,691 career points.
With two assists today, Carter is now four assists shy of 10th place all-time
With two steals today, Jerrells moves into 4th place all-time in the Baylor record books.
Today marked the fifth career start in Big 12 Championship play for Curtis Jerrells, tying the Baylor record with Terry Black and DeMarcus Minor (2000-01).
Rogers played 37 minutes today and moved into third place all-time at Baylor with 3,155 career minutes.