March 15, 2014
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Saturday, March 15, 2014
Sprint Center | Kansas City, Mo.
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP, FINAL
BAYLOR POSTGAME 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.
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.
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.
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).