Dec. 17, 2011
6/7 BAYLOR 86, BYU 83
MARRIOTT CENTER PROVO, UTAH
DEC. 17, 2011 ATTENDANCE: 22,700
With today's win, Baylor opens 9-0 (best start of Drew Era) for just the third time in program history, and first instance since 2000-01 season (12-0 start).
Baylor cut BYU's lead to 5-3 in the all-time series.
Baylor has won seven straight non-conference true road games and is 8-4 in such games under Scott Drew. / Baylor has won 16 of last 22 non-conference games away from home since 2007-08.
Baylor handed BYU just its second non-conference home loss in its last 50 such games.
Baylor has now won two straight road games.
Baylor is 42-15 - 41-14 in the Drew era - when ranked in the AP Top 25, 35-10 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25, and 33-9 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Baylor is 79-22 against non-conference competition in the Drew era.
Baylor has 7-1 record when Perry Jones scores 20-plus points.
Baylor hit a season high 13 3-pointers today (25 att.) / 52.0% 3s third game over 50% on season
Baylor is now 60-6 in the Drew Era when scoring 80-plus points.
Baylor allowed 70-plus points for the first time this season.
Baylor's 13 turnovers tied for the second lowest total of the season.
Today's game marked Baylor's first this season decided by 5 or fewer points.
Baylor trailed at the half for the first time this season (42-38).
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 628 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
National POY candidate Perry Jones III finished with career high 28 points, season-high (team high) 8 rebounds, career-high tying 4 assists & season high 3 steals.
Saturday marked first game in Green and Gold for transfer G Gary Franklin - finished with six points (2-4 3s) & 2 assists.
Junior G Pierre Jackson scored 13 points - his sixth consecutive game in double figures.
Freshman F Quincy Miller tied his career high with 2 blocks.
Jackson has recorded at least 1 steal in all 9 games this season (1 today).
Sophomore G Brady Heslip finished with career highs of 18 points and six 3-pointers (6-10).
Heslip extended his 3-point field goal streak to all nine games this season.