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Baylor, Kentucky Postgame Notes

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RV/RV BAYLOR 64, 8/8 KENTUCKY 55
RUPP ARENA • LEXINGTON, KY.
DEC. 1, 2012 • ATTENDANCE: 24,192

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

• Baylor’s win snapped Kentucky’s nation-leading 55-game home winning streak – UK hadn’t lost at home since March 4, 2009. It was the first time the Wildcats have lost at home during the four-year tenure of John Calipari.
• The win was Baylor’s first non-conference road win against an AP Top 25 ranked team in program history (1-18).
• Baylor defeated Kentucky for the first time in program history, improving to 1-7 in the all-time series.
• Baylor has a 5-2 or better record through the first seven games for the 7th consecutive season.
• Baylor is now 150-271 all-time against teams currently playing as members of the Southeast Conference.
• Baylor is now 9-67 all-time against teams ranked in the top 10 of the AP Top 25 Poll, including a 2-4 record against teams ranked No. 8.
• Baylor is now 30-146 all-time against AP Top 25 teams, including a 7-73 record in road games and a 13-52 record in the Scott Drew era.
• Baylor is 39-12 in the month of December under Drew, including a 31-3 record in its last 34 December games and an active 9-game winning streak in December games.
• Baylor is now 89-25 against non-conference competition in the Drew era.
• Saturday’s game was Baylor’s first road game against an AP top-10 team since Dec. 12, 1986 at Illinois.

TEAM NOTES

• All five Baylor starters scored in double figures for the first time this season.
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 664 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.
• The Bears won for the first time this season when shooting below 50% from the field. The Bears are 76-118 in the Drew era when shooting below 50% on field goals.
• Baylor is now 3-8 all-time in the state of Kentucky, with two wins at Murray State and one at Kentucky.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES

Pierre Jackson (17 points) scored in double figures for the 15th straight game. He’s averaging 18.7 points and 6.4 assists per game during the streak.
• Jackson had his 33rd career double-figure scoring game (Bears are 25-8 in those games), and he has scored in double figures in 22 of 27 career starts.
Brady Heslip returned to the starting lineup after missing one game while recovering from an appendectomy.
Cory Jefferson (10 points) scored in double figures for the 5th time in seven games this season and 10th time in his career.
• Jefferson (5 blocks) had his 17th career game with 2+ blocks, and Baylor is 15-2 in those games.
A.J. Walton (season-high 11 points) had his 13th career double-figure scoring game (2nd of season).
Isaiah Austin (11 points) scored in double figures for the 5th time in six career games.


 

 

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