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Baylor, Iowa State Postgame Notes




March 15, 2014

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16/16 [4] IOWA STATE (26-7) 74 - RV/RV [7] BAYLOR (24-11) 65
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Sprint Center | Kansas City, Mo.

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, FINAL

BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Tonight's loss snapped a six-game Baylor winning streak; the Bears have now won 10 of their last 12 games heading into the NCAA Tournament (since Kenny Chery returned to starting lineup after turf toe injury).
• Baylor is now 24-9 in postseason (conference and national) tournaments over the last six seasons (13-4 last three years).
• Baylor is now 12-4 over the last two seasons in March/April.
• Baylor is 29-11 in its last 40 games (with 8 of the 11 losses coming against ranked teams).
• Baylor is 0-5 all-time in conference tournament championship games (Big 12 runner-up finishes in 2009, 2012, 2014, SWC runner-up finishes in 1987 and 1988).
• Baylor is the fifth team in Big 12 Championship play to lose the final game after playing four games in four days (second instance for BU, also in 2009).
• Baylor is the 10th team from the state of Texas to lose in the Big 12 Championship (former SWC teams 0-10 in Big 12 Finals: UT 0-6, BU 0-3, Tech 0-1, A&M 0-0, TCU 0-0).

BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP NOTES
Isaiah Austin was named to the 2014 Philips 66 Big12 All-Championship team.
• With 1 block tonight, Isaiah Austin extended his conference-record single-tournament total to 18 blocks in the 2014 Big 12 Championship. / 18 blocks is also school record for career Big 12 Championship play.
Cory Jefferson totaled 43 rebounds in 4 Big 12 Championship games and broke the league record for all-time single-tournament boards (old mark of 40 by KU's Drew Gooden in 2002).
Brady Heslip made 14 3-pointers in 4 Big 12 Championship games and ranks 2nd on the league's all-time single-tournament list (all-time record is 16 by OSU's Glendon Alexander in 1999 in 4 games).
• Heslip's 24 career 3s also mark Baylor's career record in Big 12 Championship play (old mark of 20 by LaceDarius Dunn).
Royce O'Neale totaled 38 rebounds in 4 Big 12 Championship games and ranks 5th on the league's all-time single-tournament list.
Kenny Chery totaled 20 assists in 4 Big 12 Championship games and ranks in an 8th place tie on the league's all-time single-tournament list (all-time record is 38 by OSU's Doug Gottlieb in 1999).
• Baylor is now 14-17 all-time in Big 12 Championship play (Bears have won 5 of last 8 games in championship play).
• Baylor is now 0-3 all-time in Big 12 Championship final games.
• Baylor is now 10-10 in the Big 12 Championship under Scott Drew.
• Baylor is now 13-19 in tournament play in Kansas City (6-6 in the Sprint Center).
• Baylor is now 0-3 vs. 4 seeds in Big 12 Championship play.

SERIES NOTES
• All-time series record: ISU leads 17-10 / ISU leads 3-1 in Big 12 Championship play / ISU leads 3-1 all-time in neutral site games
• Baylor is now 6-10 vs. ISU in the Scott Drew era.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor was outrebounded for the first time in four Big 12 Championship games (38-28).
• Baylor is 17-2 this season when leading at the half, BU is 59-4 when leading at the half since 2011-12.
• Baylor extended its 3-point streak to 729 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12), dating to Feb. 21, 1990.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• Senior G Brady Heslip...
• hit 4 3-pointers tonight and moved into 2nd on Baylor's single-season list at 112 (passed LaceDarius Dunn's 109 in '08-09).
• scored 14 points, his 22nd double-figure scoring game of the season & 56th of career (BU is 42-14 in such games).
• his 14 points moved him into 21st on BU's all-time scoring list with 1,108 (passing William Chatmon, 1,104).
• Is a perfect 17-17 from the free throw line over the last six games (12-12 in Big 12 Championship play).
• Junior G Kenny Chery...
• scored 16 points, his 19th double-figure scoring game of the season (BU is 14-6 in such games).
• had 5 assists and moved into an 8th place tie on Baylor's single-season list with 169 (joins DeMarcus Minor's 169 in '99-00).
• has made 41 of 44 free throws (93.2%) over the last 8 games - 11-12 in Big 12 Championship run.
• Sophomore C Isaiah Austin scored 10 points, his 22nd double-figure scoring game of the season & 49th of career (BU is 34-14 in such games).
• Junior F Royce O'Neale scored 10 points, his 9th game in double-figure scoring (BU 7-2 in such games).

 

 

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