Talent: Dave Flemming (pxp), Robbie Hummel (analyst), Kris Budden (reporter)
Radio: Baylor IMG Sports Network / ESPN Central Texas
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (analyst)
Streaming Radio: TuneIn App, Sirius 145, XM 199, Internet 953
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Twitter: @BaylorMBB | #SicWVU | #Big12Hoops
BAYLOR18-13, 8-10 Big 12
Ranking: NR - AP, RV-42nd - Coaches
Last Game: March 3, 2018 - lost at Kansas State, 77-67
Head Coach: Scott Drew (Butler, 1993)
Career Record: 315-204 (16th season)
BU Record: 295-193 (15th season)
vs. West Virginia: 8-6
WEST VIRGINIA22-9, 11-7 Big 12
Ranking: 18th - AP, 18th - Coaches
Last Game: March 3, 2018 - lost at Texas, 87-79 (OT)
Head Coach: Bob Huggins (West Virginia, 1977)
Career Record: 841-339 (36th season)
WVU Record: 251-128 (11th season)
vs. Baylor: 6-8
No. 6 seed Baylor faces No. 3 seed West Virginia in the Big 12 Championship quarterfinals Thursday night. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and WatchESPN and tips off 30 minutes after the 6 p.m. CT game.
BU is 16-20 all-time in Big 12 Championships, including 12-13 under Scott Drew and 11-8 since 2009.
Baylor is the tournament's No. 6 seed for a second time (2013, loss in quarterfinals to Oklahoma State).
BU was eliminated in the quarterfinals last season, snapping a streak of 3 straight semifinal appearances.
Baylor is 31-16 in postseason tournaments (conference, national) over the last nine seasons.
Baylor lost both games to WVU this season, 57-54 in Morgantown and 71-60 in Waco.
Baylor won its only prior Big 12 Championship game vs. WVU, 80-70 in a 2015 quarterfinal (4 vs. 5).
Baylor went 2-7 in the first half of Big 12 play and recovered to go 6-3 in the second half. The Bears' 8-10 record snapped a 6-season streak of finishing .500 or better in league play.
Baylor is 6-4 since Jake Lindsey entered the starting lineup for the Jan. 30 game at Oklahoma. BU was alone in 10th place in the Big 12 at 2-7 on Feb. 2, but the Bears finished in 6th place.
Baylor has posted more bench points than its opponent in 12 straight Big 12 games. BU's bench has out-scored opponents 336-125 (28.0 ppg to 10.4 ppg) in that 12-game span.
Big 12 Sixth Man Award winner Terry Maston has out-scored opposing benches 158-125 since Jan. 22.
Manu Lecomte was named All-Big 12 Second Team, the 13th time in 14 seasons that a Baylor point guard has earned All-Big 12 recognition. Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. was selected to the All-Big 12 Third Team.
Baylor has posted more points in the paint than its opponent in 27 of 31 games this season.
Baylor ranks 9th nationally in offensive rebound percentage (35.8), BU's 5th straight season in the top-10.
Baylor ranks 17th nationally in adjusted defensive efficiency (95.4), the 3rd time BU has ranked top-25 in the last 4 seasons. BU's best adj. defensive efficiency ranking in Drew's first 11 seasons was 34th in 2011-12.
Baylor ranks 20th nationally in rebounding margin (+6.4) and has out-rebounded 24 of 31 opponents.
BU is 14-0 this season when leading at halftime. The Bears have led at the half in 5 of the last 8 games (5-3) after snapping a streak of 11 straight games without a halftime lead (3-8).
BU is 17-1 this season when trailing by 3 or fewer at half and 1-12 when facing a 4+-point halftime deficit.
Six of Baylor's Big 12 games have been decided by one possession (2-4, wins at UT and vs. TTU).
Baylor has 4 losses vs. ranked teams in Big 12 play when it has been tied or trailing in the last 2 minutes.
Nine of BU's 13 losses have been against ranked opponents, including six road games: at No. 21 Xavier, No. 22 Texas Tech, at No. 2 West Virginia, at No. 10 Kansas, at No. 20 Florida and at No. 12 Oklahoma and home games against No. 8 Wichita State, No. 16 TCU (overtime) and No. 21 WVU.
BU is 67-14 over the last 3 seasons when leading at any point in the 2nd half of a game (18-5 this year).
Drew is coaching his 489th game at Baylor (295-193). His .605 winning percentage is best in BU history among coaches with 40+ games, and his teams have a .678 winning percentage since 2007-08 (261-124).
BU is 103-86 in Big 12 play in 11 seasons since 2008 after going 45-131 in the league's first 11 seasons.
BU is 38-66 against AP-ranked teams since 2007-08 after going 0-27 in Drew's first 4 rebuilding seasons.