March 12, 2014
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 BAYLOR (22-10) 76 -  TCU (9-22) 68
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Sprint Center | Kansas City, Mo.
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, FIRST ROUND
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Tonight's win is Baylor's eighth in its last nine games (since Kenny Chery returned to starting lineup after turf toe injury).
Baylor advances to Big 12 Championship quarterfinals (for third consecutive year) and will face No. 2 seed Oklahoma Thursday at 6 p.m.
Head coach Scott Drew recorded his 200th career win - one shy of Baylor all-time coaching wins leader Bill Henderson (201).
Baylor is now 22-8 in postseason (conference and national) tournaments over the last six seasons (11-3 last three years).
Baylor is now 10-3 over the last two seasons in March/April.
Baylor's 22 wins are the 8th-most in a season in program history.
Baylor defeated a Big 12 opponent three times in the same season for the second time ever (3-0 vs. UT in 2009-10).
Baylor is now 22-4 vs. in-state opponents since 2011-12.
Baylor is 27-10 in its last 37 games (with seven of the 10 losses coming against ranked teams).
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES
Baylor is now 12-16 all-time in Big 12 Championship play.
Baylor is now 6-8 all-time in Big 12 Championship first round games.
Baylor is now 8-9 in the Big 12 Championship under Scott Drew.
Baylor is now 11-18 in tournament play in Kansas City (4-5 in the Sprint Center).
Baylor is now 1-1 vs. 10 seeds in Big 12 Championship play.
Baylor now leads all-time series vs. TCU 94-81, and has won five straight.
Baylor is now 1-0 vs. TCU in Big 12 Championship play and 3-2 all-time in conference championship games.
Baylor is now 5-0 vs. TCU in the Scott Drew era.
Baylor shot 54.4% tonight, the Bears are now 13-1 this season when shooting 50 percent or higher.
Baylor outshot TCU 54%-45%, BU is 21-3 this season when outshooting its opponent.
Baylor outrebounded TCU 39-22 and is now 18-5 on the season when totaling more rebounds that its opponent.
Baylor had 7 assists and 4 turnovers in the 2nd half. Baylor has totaled 48 assists & just 13 TOs in second halves of its last 6 games.
Baylor is 15-1 this season when leading at the half, BU is 57-3 when leading at the half since 2011-12.
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 726 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12), dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Senior F Cory Jefferson...
recorded a 20-point, 10-rebound double-double, his 12th of the season & 23rd of career (BU is 19-4 in those games).
has recorded double-doubles in 5 of last 8 games (BU 7-1 record).
had 20 points, his 25th double-figure scoring game of the season & 55th of career (BU is 43-12 in those games).
with 20 points, moved into 22nd place on Baylor's all-time scoring list with 1,075 (passed Arthur Edwards, 1,062).
had 10 rebounds, his 13 double-figure total of the season & 25th of career (BU is 20-5 in those games).
earned his 91st career win at Baylor, now ranks in third-place tie all-time (with former teammate Anthony Jones).
Junior F Royce O'Neale...
recorded a 14-point, 12-rebound double-double, his 2nd of the season (BU 2-0 in such games).
scored 14 points, his 7th game in double-figure scoring (BU 6-1 in such games).
had career-high-tying 12 rebounds, his 3rd double-figure total in the last 4 games (BU 3-0 in such games).
Senior G Brady Heslip...
with 6 points, moved into 24th place on Baylor's career scoring list with 1,058 (passed Jerry Mallett, 1,053).
with two 3-pointers made moved into fourth place tie on Baylor's career list with 100 (joins Tevis Stukes, '99-00).
283 career 3s also moved into 8th place on Big 12 career 3-pointers listing (passed Marcus Denmon of Missouri, 283).
Sophomore C Isaiah Austin...
had 5 blocks and moved into third place on BU's single-season list with 101 (passed Brian Skinner, 97 in '96-97 & 98 in '97-98).
scored 18 points, his 19th double-figure scoring game of the season & 46th of career (BU is 32-13 in those games).