March 18, 2009
Box Score |
BAYLOR (21-14) 74, GEORGETOWN (16-15) 72
FERRELL CENTER - WACO, TEXAS
MARCH 18, 2009 - ATTENDANCE: 8,424
Tonight's win is the first postseason win since March 23, 1950 vs. BYU (won 56-55).
Baylor will next play at Virginia Tech on Saturday at 11 a.m. EST.
Baylor set four new single-season team records:
o2,668 points, surpassing last season's total of 2,601 points.
o282 3-pointers made, surpassing last season's total of 275.
o785 3-pointers attempted, surpassing last season's total of 783.
o550 free throws made, surpassing the 1984-85 season total of 541.
Baylor's 19 team assists ranks as the second-highest single-game total this season (24 vs. Paul Quinn)
Baylor shot 28-of-46 from the floor (60.9%), its highest shooting percentage since Dec. 31, 2008 (63.8% vs. Jackson State)
Baylor has now hit at least one 3-point field goal in 547 consecutive games.
Baylor trailed 44-34 at the half, its largest halftime deficit since a 35-24 margin at Texas (3/2/09)
Trailing by 10 points, Baylor opened the second half on a 13-2 run over 3:17 to take a 47-46 lead. During the run, LaceDarius Dunn scored 11 straight points, including 3 straight 3-pointers.
With Baylor trailing 63-59 with 9:03 remaining, the Bears went on a 13-4 run over 7:03 minutes to build a 72-67 lead at the 1:39 mark.
Tweety Carter set a new career high with 9 assists. With 10 points, he was one assist shy of his first-career double-double.
Kevin Rogers scored 20 points and connected on a season-high-tying 10 field goal attempts.
Curtis Jerrells added 19 points to go with 6 assists, a career- high 3 blocked shots and a career-high-tying 5 steals.
LaceDarius Dunn scored 20 points, including 4-of-7 on 3-point field goals. He has now made 42.5% of his 3-point attempts (17-40) since the end of the regular season.