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Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Notes




Dec. 23, 2011

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6/7 BAYLOR 83, NR/NR WEST VIRGINIA 81
ORLEANS ARENA • LAS VEGAS, Nev.
DEC. 23, 2011 • ATTENDANCE: 1,526

MISCELLANEOUS NOTES
• 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.

TEAM NOTES
• 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.

INDIVIDUAL NOTES
• 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.

 

 

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