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Baylor, Texas Postgame Notes




March 14, 2014

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Friday, March 14, 2014
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BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, SEMIFINALS

BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Tonight's win is Baylor's 10th in its last 11 games (since Kenny Chery returned to starting lineup after turf toe injury).
• Baylor advances to the Big 12 Championship final for the third time in last 6 years and will face No. 4 seed Iowa State Saturday at 8 p.m.
• Seventh-seeded Baylor is the lowest seed to reach a Big 12 Championship final since the ninth-seeded Bears played for the title in 2009.
• Head coach Scott Drew recorded his 202nd career win and becomes the all-time winningest coach in Baylor history.
• Baylor is now 24-8 in postseason (conference and national) tournaments over the last six seasons (13-3 last three years).
• Baylor is now 12-3 over the last two seasons in March/April.
• Baylor's 24 wins is tied for the 4th-most in a season in program history.
• Baylor is 29-10 in its last 39 games (with 7 of the 10 losses coming against ranked teams).

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES
Isaiah Austin has 17 total blocks in 3 Big 12 Championship games, breaking the Big 12 record for total blocks in single Big 12 Championship (old record 11 by MU's Arthur Johnson in 2003, 4 games).
• Austin's 7 blocks tonight also set a new school record with 17 total blocks in Big 12 Championship play (broke old mark of 12 by Brian Skinner).
Cory Jefferson has totaled 34 rebounds in 3 Big 12 Championship games and currently ranks in a 7th place tie on the league's all-time single-tournament list (all-time record is 40 by KU's Drew Gooden in 2002).
• Baylor is now 14-16 all-time in Big 12 Championship play (Bears have won 5 of last 7 games in championship play).
• Baylor's 9 wins in championship games since 2009 are second only to Kansas (11).
• Baylor is now 3-2 all-time in Big 12 Championship semifinal games.
• Baylor is now 10-9 in the Big 12 Championship under Scott Drew.
• Baylor is now 13-18 in tournament play in Kansas City (6-5 in the Sprint Center).
• Baylor is now 1-3 vs. 3 seeds in Big 12 Championship play.

SERIES NOTES
• All-time series record: UT leads 160-83 / BU leads 3-2 in Big 12 Championship play / UT leads 8-7 all-time in neutral site games
• Baylor is now 8-18 vs. UT in the Scott Drew era.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor outshot UT 43%-40%, BU is now 23-3 this season when outshooting its opponent.
• Baylor outrebounded UT 45-42 and is now 20-5 on the season when totaling more rebounds that its opponent.
• Baylor is 17-1 this season when leading at the half, BU is 59-3 when leading at the half since 2011-12.
• Baylor extended its 3-point streak to 728 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12), dating to Feb. 21, 1990.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Senior F Cory Jefferson...
• recorded a 20-point, 13-rebound double-double, his third -straight & 14th of season & 25th of career (BU is 21-4 in such games).
• has recorded double-doubles in all 3 Big 12 Championship games and in 7 of his last 10 games.
• had 20 points, his 27th double-figure scoring game of the season & 57th of career (BU is 45-12 in such games).
• had 13 rebounds, his 15 double-figure total of the season & 27th of career (BU is 22-5 in such games).
• with 13 rebounds moved into 9th place on Baylor's career list at 696 (passed Tommy Bowman, 695).
• with 20 points moved into 20th place on BU's career scoring chart at 1,109 (passed Roddrick Miller at 1,094 & William Chatmon at 1,104).
• Senior G Brady Heslip...
• hit six 3-pointers tonight and moved into 3rd on Baylor's single-season list at 108 (passed Aundre Branch's 104 in '94-95).
• scored a season-high-tying 24 points, his 21st double-figure scoring game of the season & 55th of career (BU is 42-13 in such games).
• tied his season-high with 4 rebounds.
• is a perfect 15-15 from the free throw line over the last six games (10-10 in Big 12 Championship play).
• Junior G Kenny Chery...
• scored 10 points, his 18th double-figure scoring game of the season (BU is 14-5 in such games).
• has made 36 of 39 free throws (92.3%) over the last 7 games - shot 1-2 tonight.
• Sophomore C Isaiah Austin scored 10 points, his 21st double-figure scoring game of the season & 48th of career (BU is 34-13 in such games).
• Junior F Royce O'Neale had 10 rebounds, his 5th double-figure total in the last 6 games (BU 5-0 in such games).

 

 

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