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MBB Battles Red Raiders in Big 12 Opener





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RV/RV Baylor (10-3, 0-0) at Texas Tech (8-7, 0-0)
Jan. 8, 2011 | 1:05 p.m. CST
Lubbock, Texas | United Spirit Arena (15,098)
TV: ESPNU/ESPNU HD

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GAME CENTER: GAME 14
MEDIA INFORMATION
Date:
Sat., Jan. 8, 2011
Tip-Off:
1:05 p.m. CST
Location:
Lubbock, Texas
Arena:
United Spirit Arena (15,098)
Television:
ESPNU/ESPNU HD
    Talent: Dan McLaughlin (pxp), Sean Farnham (analyst)
Radio: Baylor IMG College Radio Network; ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM (Waco), KHLE 106.9 FM (Killeen); Sirius 126
    Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (color)
Series (Overall): Texas Tech leads 74-46
Series (Big 12 era): TT leads 17-12
Series (in Lubbock): TT leads 42-14
Current Series Streak: Baylor, 2 wins
Scott Drew Record vs. TT: 7-7
Live Stats: www.BaylorBears.com
Audio Web Stream:
www.BaylorBears.com
Video Web Stream:
www.ESPN3.com 
In-Game Blog: None

QUICK HITS
• For the first time this season, Baylor will play a true road game when it opens Big 12 Conference play Saturday at Texas Tech on ESPNU.
• Saturday will be Baylor's first true road game since March 2, 2010, at Texas Tech.
• Baylor (10-3) is 6-8 all-time in Big 12 openers and has won its last three.
• Baylor is 3-4 in Big 12 openers under eighth-year head coach Scott Drew.
• Baylor has not won a Big 12 opener on the road since 1998 at Texas.
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 601 consecutive games.
• G LaceDarius Dunn ranks second all-time in school history with 1,973 career points. Dunn needs 217 points to become Baylor's all-time leading scorer (Terry Teagle; 2,189).
• Dunn leads the Big 12 in scoring (23.4) and, as of Jan. 3, ranks second nationally in 3FG made per game.
• Dunn, who holds the school record with 341 career 3FG made, needs 49 to become the Big 12's career leader. Dunn has made a 3FG in 27 consecutive games, the fourth-longest streak in Baylor history.
• Dunn, who set the Ferrell Center single-game scoring record Jan. 4 with a career-high 43 points vs. Morgan State, owns the United Spirit Arena scoring record with a then-career-high 38 points in 2008.
• F Quincy Acy ranks second in school history with a 63.87 career FG percentage (274-of-429).
• Acy ranks ninth in Baylor history with 80 career blocked shots.
• G A.J. Walton ranks second in the Big 12 in assists-per-game (5.58) and third in steals-per-game (2.17).

TELEVISION COVERAGE
• Saturday's Big 12 opener between Baylor and Texas Tech will be televised live nationally on ESPNU and ESPNU HD beginning at 1 p.m. CST. Dan McLaughlin (play-by-play) and Sean Farnham (analyst) will serve as the talent for the ESPN broadcast. The game will also available online at www.ESPN3.com.

BAYLOR/TEXAS TECH SERIES HISTORY
• Saturday is the 121st series meeting -- the seventh-most played series in Baylor history.
• Texas Tech leads the all-time series, 74-46, but BU has won five of the last six meetings.
• Texas Tech leads the Big 12-era series, 17-12 (Baylor is 4-11 in Lubbock in the Big 12 era).
• Baylor is 14-42 all-time in Lubbock and 2-5 under head coach Scott Drew.
• Drew is 7-7 all-time vs. Texas Tech.

BAYLOR IN BIG 12 OPENERS
• Baylor is 6-8 all-time in Big 12 openers and has won its last three.
• Baylor is 3-4 in Big 12 openers under eighth-year head coach Scott Drew.
• Baylor is opening Big 12 play on the road for the first time since 2006-07 when it opened at Oklahoma State.
• Baylor hasn't opened Big 12 play with a road win since an 87-81 win at Texas in 1998.

ROAD -- AND NEUTRAL -- WARRIORS
• When Baylor takes the court Saturday at Texas Tech, the Bears will play their first true road game this season and first since March 2, 2010, at -- coincidentally -- Texas Tech.
• In the last four seasons under eighth-year head coach Scott Drew, Baylor has won 17 neutral-site and 16 true road games -- a combined 33-27 record away from home.
• In Baylor's first 11 seasons in the Big 12, the Bears won a combined 28 games away from Waco -- 15 neutral-site and 13 true road games.

CONTINUING TO HOLD OPPOSITION UNDER 70
• Baylor has held 11 of its first 13 opponents under 70 points this season, posting a 9-2 record in those contests.
• Baylor has won seven straight Big 12 games when holding opponents under 70 and 14 of its last 15.
• Prior to Baylor's 68-64 loss Dec. 18 in Dallas to Gonzaga, the Bears had won 30 games when holding opponents under 70 points. The neutral-site loss at American Airlines Center was Baylor's first when holding an opponent under 70 since April 2, 2009, when it loss 69-63 to Penn State in the NIT championship game.
• Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 59-5 when holding opponents under 70 points.

NOT DUNN YET -- TRIPLE STREAK CONTINUES
• Senior LaceDarius Dunn has made a 3-point field goal in 27 consecutive games -- the fourth-longest streak in school history. Dunn is two games shy of tying Tevis Stukes' school-record 29-game streak.
• Dunn owns the second-longest consecutive games streak in Baylor history. Dunn made a 3-point field goal in 28 consecutive games over the span of two seasons -- March 1, 2008-Feb. 7, 2009. The last game of Dunn's 28-game streak was an 83-76 loss at Texas Tech.
• Dunn is the only player in school history with multiple 3-point streaks of 20 games or more and three streaks of 19+ games.
• Dunn, the single-season and career 3-point record holder at Baylor, has made a 3-point field goal in 109 of his 116 career games.

LONGEST CONSECUTIVE GAMES STREAK WITH 3FGM


PLAYER G DATES
1. Tevis Stukes 29 11/20/99-3/10/00
t2. LaceDarius Dunn 28 3/1/08-2/7/09

Aaron Bruce 28 12/4/04-1/18/06
4. LaceDarius Dunn 27 1/30/10-present
5. Tweety Carter 21 11/27/09-2/20/10

DUNN CLOSING IN ON BAYLOR, BIG 12 SCORING RECORDS
• LaceDarius Dunn, who ranks second all-time in Baylor history with 1,973 career points, needs 217 points to surpass Terry Teagle (2,189) as Baylor's all-time leading scorer.
• With his 43-point performance Jan. 4 vs. Morgan State, Dunn passed Texas' A.J. Abrams (1,969) for sixth place on the Big 12 career scoring chart. Dunn needs 283 points to surpass Texas Tech's Andre Emmett (2,256) as the Big 12's career scoring leader.

LOOKING FOR MORE THREE-POINT RECORDS
LaceDarius Dunn has made a Baylor-record 341 career 3FG and is the only player in program history to make 300+ 3FG. After draining a school-record 10 treys Jan. 4 vs. Morgan State, Dunn moved into second place on the Big 12's career list, passing Missouri's Clarence Gilbert (332) and Kansas' Jeff Boschee (338).
• Dunn needs 49 treys to surpass Texas' A.J. Abrams (389) as the Big 12 career leader.

WALTON ON POINT
• Sophomore G A.J. Walton, who tallied 71 assists in 36 games as a freshman reserve in 2009-10, has started 12 games at point guard for the Bears this season and leads the team with 67 assists.
• Walton ranks second in the Big 12 in assists-per-game (5.58) and third in steals-per-game (2.17). Walton's 67 assists are the most among Big 12 sophomores -- ahead of Missouri's Michael Dixon (57 in 12 games).
• Walton ranks second to Dixon among Big 12 sophomores in steals.

ACY'S BLOCK PARTY
• Junior F Quincy Acy has blocked 80 shots in 83 career games. Acy, who led the Bears with 34 blocked shots as a freshman in 2008-09, ranks ninth on Baylor's career list.
• Acy needs five blocked shots to tie former teammate Kevin Rogers (85) for eighth place and seven to tie former teammate Josh Lomers (87) for seventh on Baylor's career list.

HIGH PERCENTAGE SHOOTING
Quincy Acy, who established a Baylor single-season record with a 69.74 FG percentage (136-of-195) during the 2009-10 season, ranks second in school history with a 63.87 career FG percentage (274-of-429).
• Acy entered the 2010-11 season as Baylor's career FG percentage leader (68.19 percent).

CAREER FG PERCENTAGE LEADERS (minimum 200 FG made)


PLAYER (SEASONS)
FGM FGA PCT
1. Josh Lomers (2006-10)
226 341 .6628
2. Quincy Acy (2008-present) 274 429 .6387
3.
Alex Holcombe (1989-93) 364 602 .6047
4. Terry Black (1999-2001) 332 562 .5907
5. Steve Bartels (1965-69) 264 449 .5879


ONE-MAN HIGHLIGHT REEL
Quincy Acy has become of the nation's best when it comes to electrifying dunks. Acy, who earned a spot on SportsCenter's Top 10 plays last season for his 10-dunk game March 6, 2010, vs. Texas, has recorded 144 field goals via the dunk in his career.
• In 83 career games, 53 percent (144-of-274) of Acy's career FGM have been dunks.


 

 

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