March 13, 2014
RV/RV  BAYLOR (23-10) 78 - 17/18  OKLAHOMA (23-9) 73
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Sprint Center | Kansas City, Mo.
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, QUARTERFINALS
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Tonight's win is Baylor's 9th in its last 10 games (since Kenny Chery returned to starting lineup after turf toe injury).
Baylor advances to the Big 12 Championship semifinals (for fifth time in 17 tournament appearances) and will face the Texas-West Virginia winner Friday at 8:30 p.m.
Head coach Scott Drew recorded his 201st career win, tying Bill Henderson as winningest coach in Baylor history.
Baylor notched its 4th win over a Top 25 opponent this season.
Baylor is now 23-8 in postseason (conference and national) tournaments over the last six seasons (12-3 last three years).
Baylor is now 11-3 over the last two seasons in March/April.
Baylor is now 9-3 this season in games decided by five or fewer points (or OT).
Baylor's 23 wins is tied for the 6th-most in a season in program history.
Baylor has won 23 games for the fifth time in the last six seasons. Baylor is 28-10 in its last 38 games (with seven of the 10 losses coming against ranked teams).
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES
Baylor is now 13-16 all-time in Big 12 Championship play (Bears have won 4 of last 6 championship games).
Baylor is now 5-4 all-time in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal games.
Baylor is now 9-9 in the Big 12 Championship under Scott Drew, Drew moves into a sixth place tie on all-time Championship coaching wins list (tied at 9 with Bob Knight).
Baylor is now 12-18 in tournament play in Kansas City (5-5 in the Sprint Center).
Baylor is now 1-2 vs. 2 seeds in Big 12 Championship play.
All-time series record: OU leads 41-11 / tied 1-1 in Big 12 Championship play / OU leads 3-2 all-time in neutral site games
Baylor is now 6-18 vs. OU in the Scott Drew era.
Baylor shot 50.0% tonight, the Bears are now 14-1 this season when shooting 50 percent or higher.
Baylor outshot OU 50%-42%, BU is 22-3 this season when outshooting its opponent.
Baylor outrebounded OU 36-34 and is now 19-5 on the season when totaling more rebounds that its opponent.
Baylor is 16-1 this season when leading at the half, BU is 58-3 when leading at the half since 2011-12.
Baylor extended its 3-point streak to 727 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12), dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Senior F Cory Jefferson...
recorded a 14-point, 11-rebound double-double, his 13th of the season & 24th of career (BU is 20-4 in such games).
has recorded double-doubles in 6 of his last 9 games.
had 14 points, his 26th double-figure scoring game of the season & 56th of career (BU is 44-12 in such games).
had 11 rebounds, his 14 double-figure total of the season & 26th of career (BU is 21-5 in such games).
with 11 rebounds moved into 10th on Baylor's career list at 683 (passed Arthur Edwards, 681).
Junior F Royce O'Neale...
recorded a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double, his 3rd of the season (BU 3-0 in such games) and second straight.
scored 12 points, his 8th game in double-figure scoring (BU 7-1 in such games).
had 10 rebounds, his 4th double-figure total in the last 5 games (BU 4-0 in such games).
Junior G Kenny Chery...
had 7 assists and moved into a tie for 9th on Baylor single-season list with 161 (passed Vinnie Johnson's 159 in '78-79, matched Nelson Haggerty's 161 in '93-94).
scored 12 points, his 17th double-figure scoring game of the season (BU is 13-5 in such games).
has made 35 of 37 free throws (94.6%) over the last six games - shot 5-5 tonight.
Sophomore C Isaiah Austin...
scored 18 points, his 20th double-figure scoring game of the season & 47th of career (BU is 33-13 in such games).
his 5 blocks moved him past teammate Cory Jefferson into third on BU's all-time list with 164.
Senior G Brady Heslip...
with 12 points, moved into 23rd place on Baylor's career scoring list with 1,070 (passed Arthur Edwards, 1,062).
scored 12 points, his 20th double-figure scoring game of the season & 54th of career (BU is 41-13 in such games).