Dec. 23, 2011
Box Score |
6/7 BAYLOR 83, NR/NR WEST VIRGINIA 81
ORLEANS ARENA LAS VEGAS, Nev.
DEC. 23, 2011 ATTENDANCE: 1,526
Friday was the series meeting between the future Big 12 rivals.
With today's win, Baylor matches best start in program history with 12-0 record (started 12-0 in 2000-01).
Baylor is 45-15 - 44-14 in the Drew era - when ranked in the AP Top 25, 38-10 when ranked in the USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25, and 36-9 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.
Baylor won the 2011 Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic championship, claiming second regular-season tournament title in Scott Drew era (2007 Paradise Jam).
Baylor is 82-22 against non-conference competition in the Drew era.
Baylor, making its first trip to Las Vegas since December 1982, is 7-2 all-time in the city.
Baylor is 14-7 in regular-season tournaments in the Drew era.
Baylor is 26-3 in its last 29 games in the month of December, including a 9-3 mark away from home.
Baylor is 37-12 in the month of December in the Drew era.
Baylor is 10-2 in overtime games in the Drew era.
Baylor is 33-28 all-time in overtime games.
Baylor has now won five straight OT games.
Baylor is now 10-0 this season when scoring 70-plus points.
Baylor extended its 3-pointer streak to 631 games (second-longest active streak in Big 12) - dating to Feb. 21, 1990.
Baylor is one of only six undefeated Division I teams remaining - Indiana, Louisville, Marquette, Missouri, Murray State and Syracuse are the others.
Baylor has led at the half in 11 of its 12 games this season, posting an 11-0 record.
Junior G Pierre Jackson named Las Vegas Classic MVP after scoring career-high 23 points.
Senior F Quincy Acy and sophomore G Brady Heslip named to the Las Vegas Classic All-Tournament team.
Junior G A.J. Walton made his 42nd consecutive start at point guard.
Acy moved up to 21st on Baylor's career scoring list with 1,060 points.
Acy scored in double figures for the 10th time this season.
Heslip extended his 3-point field goal streak to all 12 games this season.
Heslip established a career high with 19 points.
Heslip had his seventh career double-figure scoring game and fourth in a row.
37 of Heslip's 40 field goals have been from 3-point range. He has made multiple 3-point field goals in 10 of 12 games this season and at least three 3-point field goals 7 times.