March 20, 2010
Box Score |
19/21  BAYLOR (28-6) 76, NR/NR  OLD DOMINION (27-9) 68
NEW ORLEANS ARENA NEW ORLEANS, LA.
MARCH 20, 2010
o Today's win advances Baylor to NCAA Sweet 16 for first time in school history - two previous Final Four appearances (1948, 1950) came in eight-team tournaments.
o Bears have now won two games in an NCAA Tournament for second time in school history (BU won two games in eight-team 1948 championship before losing in title game to Kentucky).
o This is Baylor's deepest NCAA run in modern history (since 1950 Final Four appearance).
o Baylor improved its all-time record in NCAA games to 5-7 in six appearances
o Scott Drew is now 2-1 in NCAA games as a head coach.
Today's victory pushes Baylor's school-record win total to 27 on the season (previous high 25 by 1945-46 squad that finished 25-5 and won the SWC).
THE SERIES: Baylor evened its short all-time series vs. Old Dominion to 1-1 (ODU won previous meeting in 1973).
Baylor is 10-3 in its last 13 postseason games (conference, NIT & NCAA) dating to 2009 postseason.
Today's win improves Baylor record to 34-9 over its last 43 games (dating to end of 2008-09 regular season).
Including the 2009 Big 12 Championship, Baylor is now 19-8 in its last 27 games away from home, including a 13-4 record in neutral games.
Baylor is 26-3 this season when outshooting (FG%) its opponents - today 51.9% to 44.2%.
Baylor is now 13-2 this season when shooting 50% or higher; 57-7 in Drew Era.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 585 consecutive games - the second-longest active streak in the Big 12 behind Texas.
With 26 points today, LaceDarius Dunn moved into 5th place on Baylor's all-time scoring list with 1,694 career points (passed Darryl Middleton's 1,677).
Josh Lomers tied a career-high with eight rebounds.
Lomers had a season high, and tied a career high, with 14 points.
Anthony Jones recorded his 2nd straight and 8th double-figure scoring game of the season (10 points).
LaceDarius Dunn recorded his 16th 20-point game of the season & 31st of his career.
With two 3-pointers today, Tweety Carter...
o moved into 8th place on the Big 12's all-time 3s list with 269 career treys.
o moved into 10th place on Baylor's single-season 3s listing with 74.
With 8 assists today, Tweety Carter moved into 3rd place on Baylor's all-time list with 467 career assists (passed Micheal Williams' 464).
With four 3-pointers today, LaceDarius Dunn...
o set a new school record for single-season 3s with 110, breaking his own record of 109 set as sophomore last season.
o moved into 5th on the Big 12 single-season 3s chart with 110.
LaceDarius Dunn and Josh Lomers made their 43rd consecutive starts dating back to Baylor's postseason run in 2008-09.
Junior F Ekpe Udoh and sophomore G/F Anthony Jones made their 34th straight starts.