Nov. 20, 2013
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20/21 BAYLOR (4-0) 69, NR/NR CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (2-3) 64
Wed., Nov. 20, 2013
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
BAYLOR POSTGAME NOTES
Baylor extended its winning streak to 9 games - tied for the nation's 2nd-longest active streak (Louisville 19, East Carolina 9) and is now tied for the 6th-longest in program history.
Baylor extended its home winning streak to 7 games, making it the 10th-longest in Ferrell Center history.
Baylor is 62-12 at home since 2009-10, posting an .838 winning percentage.
The game served as the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
Baylor is 30-7 against first-time opponents during the Scott Drew
era, including wins in 17 of its last 18 regular season games.
Baylor is 4-0 all-time against current Sun Belt teams and 1-0 in the Drew era.
The game was televised on FOX Sports Southwest, marking the 69th consecutive TV game for Baylor.
Baylor is 148-69 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
Baylor improved to 44-8 in November games during the Drew era.
Baylor has started a season 4-0 for the sixth time in the last seven years.
Baylor featured the same starting lineup for the 4th straight game - G Kenny Chery
, G Gary Franklin
, C Isaiah Austin
, G Ish Wainright
and F Cory Jefferson
- the group is 4-0 on the season.
Eight different Bears played at least 10 minutes in the game for the fourth straight game.
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 698 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 now 129-116 in television games in the Drew era.
Baylor out-rebounded CSU 44-28 and is now 130-37 when doing so in the Drew era.
Baylor has won 25 of 26 and 46 of its last 48 games when leading at halftime the last two seasons.
Baylor had 15 assists on 21 field goals, giving BU at least a 50% ratio on assists-to-made baskets in all four games this season.
Baylor's eight blocks in the first half are the most it has had for an entire game this season and BU's 4 blocks in the second half gave the Bears a total of 12 - tied for the 4th-most in program history. It's the second straight game Baylor has had 12 blocks.
Senior Cory Jefferson started his 41st consecutive game.
With 11 rebounds, Jefferson notched his 15th career double digit rebounding game - BU is 12-3 in those games.
With 16 points, Jefferson notched his 33rd career double digit scoring game - BU is 26-7 in those games.
With 16 points and 11 rebounds, Jefferson had his 14th career double-double and second straight - BU is 11-3 in those games.
With 3 blocks, Jefferson had his 36th game with 2 or more blocks - BU is 27-9 in those games.
Jefferson tied season-highs of 16 points and 11 rebounds, and had a season-high 3 blocks.
Senior Brady Heslip (11 points; 3-of-6 3FGs) has hit at least one 3-point field goal in 69 of 78 career games, including 51 games with 2+ 3FGs, 36 games with 3+ treys, 20 games with 4+ 3-pointers and nine games with 5+ threes.
With 11 points, Heslip now has 38 games of scoring double figures in his career - Baylor is 31-7 in those games.
Sophomore Isaiah Austin (7 blocks) had his 20th career game with 2+ blocks - Baylor is 16-4 in those games.
Austin had season-highs of 16 points, 8 rebounds, 8 free throws attempted (career high) and 6 free throws made (career high).
Austin started his 39th consecutive game.
Freshman Kenny Chery had season-highs of 5 assists, 2 blocks (his first as a Baylor Bear) and 2 steals.
Senior Gary Franklin had season-highs of 5 assists and 5 rebounds.