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Baylor-Arizona State Postgame Notes




Nov. 29, 2008

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BAYLOR (6-0) 87, NO. 14 ARIZONA STATE (4-1) 78
ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER  •  ANAHEIM, CALIF.
NOV. 29, 2008  •  ATTENDANCE:  1,417

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• For the third consecutive game, Baylor goes with the starting five of Curtis Jerrells, Henry Dugat, Tweety Carter, Kevin Rogers and Mamadou Diene.
• Baylor has now made at least one 3-point field goal in 492 straight games.
• Jeff Pendergraph's 15 points in the first half are the most scored by an opponent against Baylor in a single half this season (previous high was 13 by Providence's Weyinmi Efejuku - 2nd; Jacksonville's Ben Smith - 2nd; and Paul Quinn's Carl Nelson - 1st).
• Baylor advances to the 76 Classic championship game to face No. 19 Wake Forest Sunday at 9:30 p.m. (CT) on ESPN2.

TEAM NOTES
• Baylor's 10 field goals made in the first half vs. Arizona State were the second-fewest this season (9 in 2nd half vs. Providence).
• Baylor's 31 first-half points are the fewest in a half this season.
• BU made 5 3-pointers in the first half, surpassing Thursday night's total vs. Providence (4).
• Tied 36-36 with 17:13 remaining, Baylor went on a 17-2 run over next 3:10 for a 53-38 lead.
• Baylor's largest lead was 16 points, 67-51, in the second half.
• Baylor connected on 11 3-pointers - falling one short of season high (12 v s. Jacksonville)
• BU set 76 Classic tournament record with 87 points vs. Arizona State. • Baylor is now 10-64 vs. nationally ranked teams since 1996-97 and improve to 3-32 under head coach Scott Drew.
• Baylor's 9-point win is the second-largest over a ranked opponent in school history (+13 vs. Iowa State, 2001).

 

 

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
LaceDarius Dunn scored a season-high 27 points on 7-of-15 shooting (6-of-12 from 3-point range).
Curtis Jerrells scored a season-high 22 points, while going 6-for-6 at the free throw line in the game's final 3 minutes.
• Jerrells is 74-for-91 career on clutch free throws (final 3 minutes of regulation and OT periods) - a career 81.3 percentage.
• Dunn extended his consecutive games streak with making at least one 3-point field goal to 11 games, dating back to March 1, 2008.

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