NO. 24 BAYLOR (7-1) 58, WASHINGTON STATE (6-2) 52
FRIEL COURT - PULLMAN, WASH.
DEC. 6, 2008 - ATTENDANCE: 9,038
For the fifth 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 494 straight games.
Baylor is now 3-3 all-time when ranked in the AP Top 25.
Baylor wore its road green uniforms for the first time in 262 days, dating back to its 2008 NCAA Tournament first round game vs. Purdue (March 20, 2008).
The Big 12 is now 5-2 in this year's Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series. Baylor's win was the first road win by a Big 12 team in the series this season.
Baylor's 4:20 scoreless drought to start the game was the longest this season.
Baylor was held scoreless at the game's first media timeout for the first time this season.
Baylor's 29 first-half points are a season low and are the lowest since scoring 27 in the first half vs. Purdue in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament.
Baylor held the opposition to 29 or fewer points in the first half for the fifth time this season.
Baylor shot less than 50 percent from the floor in the first half for the second consecutive game and for the third time in its last four games. It is the first time Baylor has shot less than 50 percent in the first half in back-to-back games since the end of the 2007-08 season (Baylor did it in the final four games of the season).
Curtis Jerrells pulled down a season-high eight rebounds.
Kevin Rogers was held scoreless for the first time since March 1, 2006, vs. Texas Tech.
Henry Dugat connected on a season-high 6-for-6 free throws.
Josh Lomers scored a season-high 4 points.
LaceDarius Dunn extended his consecutive games streak with making at least one 3-point field goal to 13 games, dating back to March 1, 2008. It is the 11th-longest such streak since 1986 at Baylor, tying his own streak he set last season.
Dunn has now made 3 or more 3-pointers in four of Baylor's first eight games this season.
Dunn has also scored in double figures in 11 consecutive games, dating back to the final three games of the 2007-08 season.
Jerrells has scored in double figures in 10 consecutive games, dating back to the final two games of the 2007-08 season.