Dec. 22, 2008
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Baylor had five players in double-figure scoring for the fourth time this season and the first since Southern (11/22/08).
Baylor teams have made at least one 3-point field goal in 497 straight games.
With the score tied at 10-10 and 12:22 remaining in the first half, Baylor went on an 18-5 run over 7:44 to build a 28-15 lead.
With 17 points tonight, Curtis Jerrells moves into sixth place all-time.
Jerrells recorded just the fourth triple-double in Baylor history (17 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists), and the first since Brian Skinner had 24 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks against Eastern Washington (11/29/97). Skinner also recorded a second triple-double with 15 points, 11 rebound and 10 blocks against La. Tech (12/29/95). Current student manager David Wesley recorded the other triple double with 11 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists against North Texas (12/30/91).
Jerrells set a new career-high with the 11 rebounds, and tied his career high with 10 assists.
Jerrells has now made 26 of his last 30 free throws (86.7%) over the last three games.
Jerrells has scored in double-figures in all 11 games this season and 13 straight dating back to last season.
Henry Dugat scored 16 points, becoming the 21st member of the Baylor 1,000-point club.