GAME CENTER: GAME 17
Date: Mon., Jan. 17, 2011
Tip-Off: 8:35 p.m. CST
Location: Waco, Texas
Arena: Ferrell Center (10,284)
Television: ESPN/ESPN HD
Talent: Brent Musburger (pxp), Bob Knight (analyst), Holly Rowe (sideline)
Radio: Baylor IMG College Radio Network; 1660 AM (Waco); 106.9 FM (Killeen); 101.3 FM (Waco); 100.9 FM (Temple); Sirius 122/XM 143
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (color)
Series (Overall): Kansas leads 15-2
Series (Big 12 era): KU leads 13-2
Series (in Waco): KU leads 6-1
Current Series Streak: KU, 1 win
Scott Drew Record vs. KU: 1-7
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One of the nation's four remaining undefeated teams will visit the Ferrell Center when Baylor (12-4, 2-1) hosts No. 3/3 Kansas (17-0, 2-0) in the final game of ESPN's "Big Monday" quadruple-header.
Baylor and Kansas will meet for the third time on "Big Monday" with all three games coming in Waco.
BU's lone home win over KU came on "Big Monday" in 2001 -- an 85-77 upset win over then-No. 6 Kansas.
Baylor is 26-35 over the last 11 seasons vs. Big 12 North schools in the regular season, while posting just a 29-73 against the South.
Baylor is 27-24 in the Big 12 in the last three-plus seasons (Baylor was 27-85 from 2001-07).
Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 604 consecutive games.
Baylor is 1-2 all-time on ESPN "Big Monday" and 28-21 on the ESPN family of networks.
Baylor currently owns a Ferrell Center-record 15-game home winning streak -- the second-longest home winning streak in school history (BU won 20 games from 1911-13).
G LaceDarius Dunn ranks second all-time in school history with 2,029 career points. Dunn needs 161 points to become Baylor's all-time leading scorer (Terry Teagle; 2,189).
Dunn leads the Big 12 in scoring (22.3) and leads the nation in 3FG made per game (4.15).
Dunn has made a 3-point field goal in a school-record 30 consecutive games.
PG A.J. Walton leads the Big 12 in steals-per-game (2.27) and ranks second in assists-per-game (5.27).
F Perry Jones III leads the Big 12 with 74.2 FG percentage in conference-only games.
BAYLOR/KANSAS SERIES HISTORY
Monday marks the 18th series meeting and the 16th in the Big 12 era.
Kansas leads the series 15-2 and is 6-1 all-time in Waco.
Baylor's lone home win over Kansas came on "Big Monday" in 2001 -- an 85-77 upset win over then-No. 6 KU.
Baylor will face a nationally ranked Kansas team for the 16th consecutive meeting and for the seventh time with Kansas ranked in the top five.
Scott Drew is 1-7 vs. Kansas.
BAYLOR AGAINST THE AP TOP 25
Baylor is 24-136 all-time against AP Top 25 teams, including a 7-42 record in the Scott Drew era.
All seven wins in the Drew era have come in the last four seasons, beginning with Baylor's thrilling 116-110 5OT win at 18/16 Texas A&M on Jan. 23, 2008.
Baylor is 3-29 all-time against teams ranked in the AP top 5.
Baylor is 9-37 against AP Top 25 teams in the Ferrell Center.
Baylor is 9-69 against AP Top 25 teams in the Big 12 era.
Baylor has won three straight regular-season games against ranked teams -- 80-77 in OT at 6/6 Texas (Jan. 30, 2010), 70-66 over 22/23 Texas A&M (Feb. 24, 2010) and 92-77 over RV/25 Texas (March 6, 2010).
Baylor, which has lost 16 straight games to teams ranked in the AP top 5, hasn't defeated an AP top 5 team since Feb. 10, 1990, against No. 3 Arkansas (82-77 in Waco).
BIG 12 NORTH SUCCESS
Since the 2000-01 season, Baylor has had much more success against the Big 12 North schools than those in the South. Baylor is 26-35 over the last 11 seasons vs. Big 12 North schools in the regular season, while posting just a 29-73 against the South.
Baylor is 16-27 in 43 regular-season games against the Big 12 North in the Scott Drew era. In the seven previous Big 12 seasons prior to Drew's arrival, the Bears were 15-27 against the North.
BAYLOR ON ESPN "BIG MONDAY"
For the fourth time in school history, Baylor will be featured on ESPN's "Big Monday" platform. Monday marks the third "Big Monday" game at the Ferrell Center with all three coming against the Kansas Jayhawks.
Monday's matchup is the first of two consecutive "Big Monday" appearances for the Bears. Baylor will travel to Manhattan, Kan., to face the Kansas State Wildcats on Jan. 24.
Baylor is 1-2 all-time on the ESPN "Big Monday" platform.
BAYLOR ON ESPN FAMILY OF NETWORKS
Baylor, which will play 16 regular-season games on the ESPN family of networks this season including two on "Big Monday" and hosting College GameDay Driven by State Farm, is 35-23 all-time on national TV and 28-21 on the ESPN family of networks (7-6 on the flagship ESPN platform).
53 of Baylor's 58 national TV games have come in the Scott Drew era, including 44 of its 49 all-time appearances on the ESPN family of networks.
Monday will mark Baylor's 36th appearance on the ESPN family of networks since the start of the 2008-09 season. The Bears played a school-record 18 games on the ESPN platform during the 2008-09 season, including all five games in the 2009 National Invitation Tournament.
PJ3 STEPPING IT UP IN CONFERENCE PLAY
Averaging 11.8 points and 7.5 rebounds in his first 13 career games, freshman F Perry Jones III is averaging 18.3 points and 6.0 rebounds in three Big 12 contests. Jones III is shooting a conference-leading 74.2 percent (23-of-31) from the floor and 64.3 percent (9-of-14) at the FT line in Big 12 play.
Jones III opened Big 12 play with back-to-back 20-point games -- a then-career-high-tying 20 points at Texas Tech (Jan. 8), followed by a career-high 25 points vs. Oklahoma (Jan. 11). PJ3 became the first Baylor freshman to post back-to-back 20-point games since LaceDarius Dunn did it twice during the 2007-08 season.
HOME COURT WINNING STREAK NOW AT 15 GAMES
With Baylor's 74-61 win Jan. 11 over Oklahoma, the Bears have now own a 15-game home winning streak -- the longest in Ferrell Center history. The current 15-game win streak is the fifth streak of seven or more in the Drew era.
The 15-game streak is the second-longest home winning streak in school history behind Baylor's 20-game home winning streak which spanned the 1910-11, 1911-12 and 1912-13 seasons.
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 86 career games, 52.2 percent (149-of-285) of Acy's career FGM have been dunks.
DUNN CLOSING IN ON BAYLOR, BIG 12 SCORING RECORDS
LaceDarius Dunn, who ranks second all-time in Baylor history with 2,029 career points, needs 161 points to surpass Terry Teagle (2,189) as Baylor's all-time leading scorer.
With 16 points Jan. 11 vs. Oklahoma, Dunn passed Colorado's Richard Roby (2,001) for fourth place on the Big 12 career scoring chart. Dunn needs 228 points to surpass Texas Tech's Andre Emmett (2,256) as the Big 12's career scoring leader.
Dunn needs to average 11.5 points over the final 14 regular-season games to become Baylor's all-time leading scorer and 16.3 points to become the Big 12's career scoring leader.
NOT DUNN YET -- TRIPLE STREAK CONTINUES
Senior LaceDarius Dunn has made a 3-point field goal in a school-record 30 consecutive games, surpassing the previous school mark of 29 games held by Tevis Stukes.
Dunn, who is the only player in school history with multiple 3-point streaks of 20 games or more, owns every major 3-point record at Baylor. He has made a 3-point field goal in 112 of his 119 career games.