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
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.
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.
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.