Nov. 12, 2013
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23/25 BAYLOR (2-0) 66, NR/NR SOUTH CAROLINA (1-1) 64
Tues., Nov. 12, 2013
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor Head Coach Scott Drew earned his 200th career win (180th at BU)
Baylor is now 10-1 in home openers under Drew.
Baylor extended its winning streak to 7 games - the nation's 3rd-longest active streak.
Baylor now leads the all-time series against South Carolina, 3-2, with its first series win in Waco
Baylor is now 19-22 against current SEC opponents in the Drew era.
The game was televised on ESPN, marking the 67th consecutive TV game for Baylor.
The game was the first of 18 Baylor will play on ESPN networks this season, which will increase its number of ESPN appearances to 104 in the last seven seasons.
Baylor is 146-69 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Baylor improved to 42-8 in November games during the Drew era.
Baylor has started a season 2-0 for the eighth straight year.
Nine different Bears played at least 10 minutes in the game for the second straight game.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 696 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.
Baylor out-rebounded South Carolina 46-35 - the Bears are 66-17 in the Drew era when recording 40+ rebounds.
Baylor is 37-36 in games decided by five points or fewer in the Drew era, and was 2-8 last season.
Baylor is now 127-116 in television games in the Drew era.
Baylor outscored South Carolina 16-5 in second chance points and is now 98-58 when doing so in the Drew era.
Baylor outscored South Carolina 36-17 in bench points and is now 102-56 when doing so in the Drew era.
Senior Cory Jefferson started his 39th consecutive game.
Senior Brady Heslip (18 points; 5-of-10 3FGs) has hit at least one 3-point field goal in 67 of 76 career games, including 49 games with 2+ 3FGs, 35 games with 3+ treys, 20 games with 4+ 3-pointers and nine games with 5+ threes.
With 18 points, Heslip now has 36 games of scoring double figures in his career - Baylor is 29-7 in those games
With 12 rebounds, sophomore Taurean Prince now has two career games with double figure boards.
Sophomore Isaiah Austin (3 blocks) had his 18th career game with 2+ blocks - Baylor is 14-4 in those games.
With 14 points, Austin had his 28th career double-figure scoring game - Baylor is 20-8 in those games.
With 10 points in the first half, Austin has scored double figures in the first half seven times in his career.
With 6 free throws made and 7 free throws attempted, Austin set new career high in FTs made and tied his career high in FT attempted.
Austin started his 37th consecutive game.