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Baylor, Oral Roberts Postgame Notes

Dec. 30, 2013

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9/11 BAYLOR (11-1) 81, NR/NR ORAL ROBERTS (6-7) 55
Dec. 30, 2013
Ferrell Center (Waco, Texas)
Attendance: 8,037


• The game was televised on FOX Sports Southwest , marking the 77th consecutive TV game for Baylor. BU is 136-117 in TV games under Scott Drew.
• Baylor has won 16 of its last 17 games.
• Baylor has started 11-1 for the fifth time in the last seven years.
• Baylor has won 11 straight games at the Ferrell Center, which is tied for the second longest streak in arena history.
• Baylor has out-shot all 12 of its opponents this season and out-rebounded 10 of 12.
• Baylor leads the all-time series vs. ORU, 5-0, and holds a 3-0 advantage in games played in Waco. Baylor is 2-1 vs. ORU under Drew.
• Baylor is 46-13 all-time against Southland Conference opponents.
• Baylor is 155-70 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
• Baylor is now 47-14 in December games during the Drew era.
• Baylor is 66-12 at home since 2009-10.
• Baylor is 35-5 in December games since 2007-08 including wins against ranked teams in each of the last three seasons (No. 15 Miss. State, 2011; No. 8 Kentucky, 2012; No. 3 Kentucky, 2013.).
• Baylor is one of four schools nationally ranked by the AP in football and both basketballs. The Bears (No. 6 FB, No. 19 MBB, No. 9 WBB) are joined by Oklahoma State, Duke and Louisville.
• Baylor is the only program in the nation with football and both basketballs ranked in the top 10 of the latest AP polls.

• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 706 consecutive games - the 2nd-longest active streak in the Big 12 (Texas). The last time Baylor did not connect from 3-point range was Feb. 21, 1990 vs. Texas Tech.
• Baylor has won 29 of its last 30 games when leading at the half, and BU is 50-2 in those games since 2011-12.
• Baylor shot 50 percent from the floor to post for the eighth game this season. BU is 100-10 under Drew when achieving that feat.
• Baylor is now 84-9 when scoring 80 or more points under Drew.
• Baylor is 135-38 when out-rebounding opponents under Drew.

Cory Jefferson (17 points) had his 41st career double-figure scoring game (11th of season, career-high 10th straight and 18th in last 19 games), and Baylor is 33-8 all-time when he scores in double figures.
• Jefferson started his 49th consecutive game after beginning the streak with one start in his first 55 games played.
• Jefferson (one block) moved into sole possession of fourth all-time on the Baylor career blocks list with 134 blocks.
Rico Gathers (10 points/10 rebounds) recorded his fifth career double-double and and second of the season.
• Gathers (10 rebounds) recorded his 11th double-digit career rebound game and fourth of the season.
• Gathers (10 Points) had his seventh career double figure scoring game, third of the season and third in his last four games.
Brady Heslip (three 3-point FGs) has made at least one 3-pointer in 75 of 86 career games and two or more in 57 games.
• With 15 points, Isaiah Austin has scored in double figures in six of his last seven games, eight times this season and 35 times in his career.
• With four blocks, Austin has nine games this season with multiple blocks and 25 in his career.
Taurean Prince scored a season-high 14 points in the first half and finished with 16 points, it was his sixth career double figure game and third of the season.


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