Dec. 1, 2008
NO. 19/24 WAKE FOREST (6-0) 87, BAYLOR (6-1) 74
ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER ANAHEIM, CALIF.
NOV. 30, 2008 ATTENDANCE: 1,877
For the fourth 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 493 straight games.
In the 3rd-place game Sunday, No. 14 Arizona State broke Baylor's 76 Classic single-game scoring record set against the Sun Devils on Friday. Baylor scored 87 in the win over ASU; the Sun Devils then scored 88 in a win over UTEP Sunday.
Baylor returns to action Saturday, Dec. 6, when the Bears travel to Pullman, Wash., to face the Washington State Cougars in the second half of a two-year Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series matchup. Tip-off is set for 10:30 p.m. (CT) on FSN.
Wake Forest's 57 points in the second half are the most by an opponent this season vs. Baylor.
Wake Forest posted 76 Classic records for free throws made (34), free throws attempted (48) and rebounds (62) against Baylor.
Baylor shot a season-low 32.4 percent from the floor (22-of-68) - the lowest shooting percentage by the Bears since March 5, 2007, when Baylor shot 33.3 percent (21-of-63).
The loss snapped Baylor's six-game winning streak - the longest since a 12-game winning streak to start the 2000-01 season.
Baylor's 31 3-point attempts vs. Wake Forest are a tournament record.
Kevin Rogers recorded his 18th double-double of his career and the first this season, posting 10 points and 14 rebounds. He moves into a tie with Darryl Middleton (1985-88) and Tony Rufus (1976-77) for 9th place in career double-doubles at Baylor.
Curtis Jerrells is 77-for-95 career on clutch free throws (final 3 minutes of regulation and OT periods) - a career 81.1 percentage.
Curtis Jerrells was Baylor's lone representative on the 76 Classic All-Tournament Team.
LaceDarius Dunn extended his consecutive games streak with making at least one 3-point field goal to 12 games, dating back to March 1, 2008.