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Baylor-Missouri Postgame Notes

March 14, 2009

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MISSOURI 73 (28-6), BAYLOR 60 (20-14)
MARCH 14, 2009

• Baylor becomes the fifth straight former Southwest Conference school to lose in the title game of the Big 12 Championship (Texas schools are 0-7 all-time in tournament).
• With tonight's loss, Baylor is now 8-12 all-time in the Big 12 Championship (4-5 under Scott Drew).
• Baylor now trails 12-9 in its all-time series vs. Missouri / head coach Scott Drew is now 3-6 vs. Missouri.
• Baylor is now 4-2 in games played at the Ford Center.
• The Bears are looking to earn postseason invites in back-to-back seasons (either NCAA or NIT) for only the second time in school history (first occurrence: 1987 NIT & 1988 NCAA).

• Baylor is now 3-12 this season when trailing at the half (37-33 tonight).
• Baylor's six 3-pointers tonight increased the season total to 274, currently the second-highest single-season total in school history.
• With 16 team free throws tonight, Baylor established a new single-season school record of 546 total free throws (through 34 games); old mark 541 by 1984-85 squad.
• Baylor's 33 team rebounds tonight increased the season total to 1,183, currently the fifth-highest single-season total in school history.
• Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 546 straight games.

Curtis Jerrells broke and extended several school records in Big 12 Championship play in the following categories:

    - Career Points: 148 in eight games - 16 Pts tonight
    - Career Field Goals Made: 51 in eight games - Six FGM tonight
    - Career 3-Point Field Goals Made: 16 in eight games - One 3FGM tonight
    - Career Assists: 27 in eight games - Three assists tonight
    - Career Starts: 8 in eight games
    - Career Games Played: 8 (tied with teammates Henry Dugat and Kevin Rogers).
Kevin Rogers extended his Baylor-record career rebounds in Big 12 Championship play - now 66 in eight games (nine tonight).
• With three assists today, Curtis Jerrells moved into sixth place on Baylor single-season chart with 160 assists passing Vinnie Johnson.
• With tonight's start, Kevin Rogers moved into a sixth-place tie on Baylor's career starts listing, tying Jay Shakir (1980-83) at 96.
• Rogers becomes the third Baylor Bear in the Big 12 era, to be named to the All-Tournament Team (2001-DaMarcus Minor, 2007-Curtis Jerrells).


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