Nov. 22, 2008
Box Score |
BAYLOR (3-0) 85, Southern (0-2) 43
FERRELL CENTER WACO, TEXAS
NOV. 22, 2008 ATTENDANCE: 6,000
Tweety Carter did not dress for the third straight game (coach's decision), but is expected to play against Jacksonville (Nov. 24).
Baylor is 33-5 in the Drew Era when scoring 80-plus points.
Over the past six seasons Baylor is 90-9 when totaling an equal or higher shooting percentage than its opponents.
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 489 straight games.
With Baylor holding a 9-8 lead at the 15:46 mark in the first half, the Bears went on an 18-1 run over the next 4:17 to make the
Baylor shot 61.3% (19-31) from the field in the first half, its third straight half with a shooting percentage over .600 (61.5% in 1st
half, 66.7% in 2nd half vs. Centenary).
Baylor had five players score in double-figures for the third-straight game.
Baylor held Southern to 25.9% shooting from the floor.
The Bears shot 52.5% from the floor, their third-straight game shooting better than 50%
Baylor tied a season-high with 17 steals.
Quincy Acy made 5-of-5 field goal attempts. He set a new Big 12 record with 18 straight made baskets, besting Texas A&M's
DeAndre Jordan's previous mark of 17 in a row. He is now 18-for-18 in his career.
Acy also scored in double-figures for the third-straight game, and led the team in scoring for the first time in his career.
Henry Dugat nearly recorded the third triple-double in Baylor history with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists. The rebounds and
assists were both career highs.
With 13 points, Curtis Jerrells moves into ninth place all-time at Baylor, passing Willie Sublett, David Wesley and Vinnie Johnson.
Jerrells made 5 of 8 field goals against Southern and has made 12 of his last 17 attempts.
LaceDarius Dunn tied a season high with 6 rebounds.