Nov. 13, 2009
Box Score |
BAYLOR (1-0) 86, NORFOLK STATE (0-1) 58
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
NOV. 13, 2009 ATTENDANCE: 6,361
Friday was the first series meeting between the schools.
Baylor is 20-5 in the month of November under Drew.
Baylor has won 11 of its last 12 non-conference November home games.
Baylor is 7-0 vs. teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Scott Drew is 6-2 in season openers and 7-1 in home openers, including matching 6-1 marks at Baylor.
Baylor is 4-0 vs. first-time opponents to open the regular season under Drew.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 552 consecutive games - the second-longest active streak in the Big 12.
Baylor is 64-16 in the Scott Drew era when leading at halftime.
Baylor is 40-6 in the Drew era when scoring 80 or more points.
Baylor has now won 196 games at the Ferrell Center.
Freshman PG A.J. Walton and sophomore G/F Anthony Jones made their first career starts.
Junior F Ekpe Udoh made his first start as a Baylor Bear.
Udoh played in his first regular season basketball game in 610 days. Prior to tonight, his last game was as a member of the Michigan Wolverines (March 14, 2008).
Udoh scored a career-high 18 points along with a career-high tying 11 rebounds in his Baylor debut.
Friday's performance was Udoh's second career double-double (14 points, 11 rebounds vs. Northwestern Jan. 12, 2008).
Udoh has posted three or more blocks in 27 career games and in four consecutive games dating back to the end of the 2007-08 season at Michigan.
LaceDarius Dunn has made a 3-pointer in 13 consecutive games dating back to last season.
Dunn moved into 18th place on Baylor's career scoring list with 1,067 points. Dunn passed Don Heathington (1,040), Kelvin Chalmers (1,045), Winston Moore (1,046) and Jerry Mallett (1,053).
Dunn has scored in double figures in each of his last 14 games dating back to last season.
Dunn has 16 20-point games in 71 career contests.
Dunn has three career games with 30 or more points.
Dunn scored career-high 25 first-half points, breaking his previous mark of 24 set in the second half of his 38-point outing at Texas Tech in 2008.
Dunn has made four or more 3-pointers in 20 career games.
Dunn remains sixth all-time at Baylor with 187 career 3-point field goals.
Freshmen Nolan Dennis, Cory Jefferson, Dragan Sekelja, A.J. Walton, Givon Crump and Oscar Griffin made their Baylor debut vs. Norfolk State.