March 25, 2012
Box Score |
#1/1  KENTUCKY 82, #9/10  BAYLOR 70
GEORGIA DOME ATLANTA, GA.
MARCH 25, 2012 ATTENDANCE: 24,035
Baylor senior F Quincy Acy was named to the South Regional All-Tournament team.
Baylor is now 1-3 all-time in NCAA regional finals (W 1948 West Regional final; L 1950 West Regional final, L 2010 South Regional final).
Baylor tied a school record by playing four games in the NCAA Championship (2010 Elite Eight squad also).
Baylor is now 9-9 all-time in seven tournament appearances.
Baylor is now 6-3 under head coach Scott Drew in NCAA Championship play (2008, 2010, 2012).
Baylor is now 16-7 over the last four years in postseason tournaments (Big 12, NCAA/NIT).
Baylor's 32 team fouls was the most in school history in an NCAA game.
Baylor finishes its season with a school-record 30 wins.
Baylor is now 0-5 all-time vs. AP No. 1 ranked teams.
SERIES: Baylor trails the all-time series vs. Kentucky by a 7-0 margin (including loss in 1948 national championship).
Baylor finished its season 16-5 in games played away from home.
Baylor senior class of Quincy Acy, Fred Ellis and Anthony Jones finishes as the winningest class in school history (100 victories) and led BU to two Elite Eights in NCAA Championship play (2010, 2012).
Baylor outrebounded Kentucky 34-32 tonight, the Bears finished the season 23-4 when totaling more rebounds.
Baylor outscored Kentucky in the paint by a 36-32 margin, BU finished the season 20-6 in such games.
Baylor allowed Kentucky to shoot 53 percent from field, BU finished season 1-5 when allowing opponent 50-plus percent.
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 657 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Senior Quincy Acy finished his stellar career with a game-high 22-points, eight rebounds and two blocks.
In his final two collegiate games, Acy scored 20 points in regional semifinal win and 22 in regional final loss - he had seven 20-point scoring efforts in 137 previous career games.
Acy had two blocks today and moved to fifth on Baylor's single-season chart with 70.
Acy finished with seven made field goals and moved into ninth on school's career FGs listing with 503.
Acy was a perfect 8-for-8 from free throw line, tied career high for most FTs made.
Junior Pierre Jackson finished with 21 points and scored in double-figures in each of the season's final eight games (fifth 20-plus scoring effort).
Brady Heslip made one 3-pointer today and moved into fourth place on Baylor's single-season 3-pointers list with 100.
Acy increased his school records for games played (140) and games played in NCAA Championship play (8).
Anthony Jones and A.J. Walton also share the Baylor record for games played in NCAA Championship play with eight.
Anthony Jones played his 129th career game today and moved into fourth on Baylor's career games played listing.