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Baylor, Oregon Postgame Notes

Nov. 15, 2016

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NR/NR BAYLOR (2-0) 64, 4/4 OREGON (1-1) 49
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Attendance: 5,891

BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• Baylor got its first-ever win over a top-five non-conference opponent in Waco.
• No. 4 Oregon was the highest-AP ranked non-conference opponent to ever visit Waco. The previous high was vs. No. 6 Arizona on Dec. 8, 1997 and vs. No. 6 Washington State on Nov. 30, 2007.
• Baylor is 7-41 all-time against AP top 5 teams with the previous last win being Dec. 6, 2013, vs. No. 3 Kentucky.
• BU is 4-17 against AP top 5 teams in the Drew era, but 4-7 in its last 11 such games.
• Baylor has knocked off 13 ranked teams over the last two-plus seasons (13-14 vs. ranked opponents).
• BU is 32-54 against ranked teams since 2007-08 after going 0-27 in Drew's first four rebuilding seasons.
• BU has won 4 of its last 11 games against AP top 5 teams, with previous wins vs. No. 3 Kansas (3/9/12), No. 4 Kansas (3/9/13) and No. 3 Kentucky (12/6/13).
• Baylor's 127 wins since 2011-12 are second-most in the Big 12 behind only Kansas (148).
• The series between Baylor and Oregon is now tied 1-1, the only other meeting was in 2015 in Eugene, Ore., with Oregon winning 74-67.
• Baylor's starting lineup was Jo Lual-Acuil Jr., Manu Lecomte, Ishmail Wainright, Al Freeman, and Johnathan Motley. It was four of the five same starters as the season opener with only Motley getting his first start.
• Drew, the program's all-time wins leader, is in his 15th season overall (271-183) and 14th at Baylor (251-172).
• Baylor is 57-11 in November games under Drew.

TEAM NOTES
• There was only one tie and one lead change in the game, after breaking an 8-8 with a Manu Lecomte 3-point basket with 13:25 left in the first half. BU never trailed or the game was never tied after that.
• Baylor closed the game on a 21-9 run, after Oregon had cut the lead to 45-40 with 10:57 left in the game.
• Baylor went on a 10-0 run 10:23 to 7:41 in the first half to extend the lead from 15-14 to 25-14.
• Oregon started the second-half on a 9-0 run in the first to cut the lead to 33-32 over the first 2:16, but never took the lead.
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 802 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 is 207-37 when leading or tied at halftime in the Drew era.
• Baylor is 222-23 when shooting a higher percent than its opponent in Drew's tenure.
• Baylor is 198-56 when outrebounding its opponent under Drew.
• Baylor led in both blocks (9-8) and assists (18-11).

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. (7 blocks) tied for 10th-most in a single game in Baylor history.
• Lual-Acuil Jr. was also in double-figure rebounds (14) for the first time in his Baylor career.
Manu Lecomte (18 points) scored in double-figures for the second-straight game.
• Lecomte was 4-of-4 from the field and 3-of-3 from behind the 3-point line in the first half.
Johnathan Motley (17 points) scored in double figures for the 26th time in his career.
Ishmail Wainright had 6 assists - one shy of his career high of 7.

 

 

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