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Baylor, Lehigh Postgame Notes




Nov. 9, 2012

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NO. 19/18 BAYLOR 99, RV/NR LEHIGH 77
FERRELL CENTER • WACO, TEXAS
NOV. 9, 2012 • ATTENDANCE: 6,568

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Friday's game was Baylor's earliest season opener in the modern era (beginning with the 1937-38 season).
• Friday was the first-ever meeting between Baylor and Lehigh.
• Baylor is 9-1 in regular-season openers under Scott Drew.
• Baylor is 9-1 in home openers under Drew.
• Baylor is 64-23 - 63-22 in the Drew era - when ranked in the AP Top 25 poll, 57-18 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 and 55-17 when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
• Baylor is 45-7 in its last 52 home games at the Ferrell Center and 70-16 at home in the last 6 seasons.
• Baylor is now 2-2 all-time against Patriot League schools.
• Baylor is 37-6 in the month of November under Drew and has won 20 consecutive November home games.
• Dating back to the 2006-07 season, Baylor is 51-3 in non-conference home games.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 658 consecutive games - the second-longest active streak in the Big 12 (Texas). The last time Baylor did not connect from 3-point range was Feb. 21, 1990 vs. Texas Tech.
• The Bears recorded 68 points in the paint, the most in the Scott Drew era.
• The Bears tallied 28 assists, the most in the Scott Drew era.
• The 64.5% shooting is the 4th-best in program history.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Cory Jefferson recorded a career-high 26 points
• Jefferson tallied a career-high 13 rebounds.
• Jefferson recorded his second career double-double, the other coming in the 2011-12 season opener.
Pierre Jackson tallied 12 assists, his 6th career 10-assist game - double the total of any other active Big 12 player.
• Jackson added 14 points to go along with his 12 assists, for his 6th career double-double.
• Freshman center Isaiah Austin recorded his first career start with the Bears, registering 22 points and 4 rebounds.
Brady Heslip tied a career-high with 4 assists.
• Austin, Rico Gathers, L.J. Rose and Taurean Prince and Logan Lowery all saw action in their first collegiate game at Baylor.

 

 

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