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Baylor, TCU Postgame Notes




March 12, 2014

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[7] BAYLOR (22-10) 76 - [10] TCU (9-22) 68
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Sprint Center | Kansas City, Mo.
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, FIRST ROUND

BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES

MISCELLANEOUS 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.

SERIES NOTES
• 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.

TEAM NOTES
• 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.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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).

 

 

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