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MBB Opens Big 12 Championship vs. OSU


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Baylor (18-13, 9-9) vs. No. 14/15 Oklahoma State (23-7, 13-5)
March 14, 2013 | 8:30 p.m. CT
Kansas City, Mo. | Sprint Center (18,972)

TV: Big 12 Network & WatchESPN
Radio: ESPN Central Texas 1660 AM / Sirius 93 / XM 191
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MEDIA INFORMATION
Date Thurs., March 14 | 8:30 p.m. CT
Location Kansas City, Mo. | Sprint Center (18,972)
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TV Big 12 Network
TV Talent Dave Armstrong (pxp), Reid Gettys (color); Holly Rowe (reporter)
Web Stream WatchESPN
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Talent John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (color)
Satellite Radio Sirius 93 / XM 191
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Game Notes Baylor | Oklahoma State
Twitter @BaylorMBB
BAYLOR BEARS
Record 18-13, 9-9
Ranking NR (AP), NR (Coaches)
Last Game Won vs. Kansas, 81-58
Head Coach Scott Drew
Career: 193-148 (11th season)
BU Record: 173-137 (10th season)
OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS
Record 23-7, 13-5
Ranking 14 (AP), 15 (Coaches)
Last Game Won vs. Kansas State, 76-70
Head Coach Travis Ford
Career: 293-208 (16th season)
OSU Record: 103-62 (5th season)

STORY LINES
• Thursday's game will be televised on Big 12 Network with Dave Armstrong (pxp), Reid Gettys (analyst) and Holly Rowe (reporter).
• Thursday is the 72nd series meeting, and its the first time Baylor has played OSU at the Big 12 Championship since 1999.
• Baylor has never defeated OSU in the Big 12 Championship (0-2). The only other Big 12 founding members the Bears have never beaten in the tournament are Oklahoma (0-1) and Texas Tech (0-1).
• Baylor has multiple wins vs. AP Top 25 teams in six consecutive seasons after having only four seasons with multiple wins vs. ranked teams in the program's first 101 seasons. BU has won three games vs. AP Top 25 teams twice (2009-10, 2011-12).
• Baylor is looking to win back-to-back games vs. AP Top 25 teams for the first time in program history.
• Baylor is 1-7 in games decided by 5 or fewer points, and the Bears shot below 70% from the free throw line in six of those seven losses.
• Baylor has won 19 of 20 and 40 of its last 42 games when leading at the half over the last two seasons.
• Baylor is 12-0 when scoring 37+ points in the first half and 6-13 when scoring 36 or fewer points in the first 20 minutes.
• Baylor has more Big 12 wins in the last 5+ seasons (53-47) than its first 11 years in the league combined (45-131).
• Baylor has accounted for 26% of double-doubles by Big 12 players this season (26-of-101). Isaiah Austin (10) and Cory Jefferson (9) each have more double-doubles than six Big 12 teams (WVU-6, KSU-5, OU-5, TCU-4, UT-3, OSU-3).
Pierre Jackson (1,106 career points) is one of five players in Baylor history to reach 1,000 points in his first two seasons.
• Jackson has made a 3FG in 42 consecutive games, which is the 2nd-longest streak in program history (LaceDarius Dunn-45).
• Jackson leads the Big 12 in scoring (19.4) and assists (6.6) and is on pace to be the first player to lead a power-6 conference in scoring and assists since Arizona's Jason Terry in 1998-99. Only four power-6 players have done so in the last 24 seasons.
• Three Baylor players are in the Big 12's top 15 in scoring -- Jackson (1st, 19.4), Austin (11th, 13.6) and Jefferson (13th, 12.1).
• Jefferson leads the Big 12 in FG% (58.6), ranks 2nd in blocks (2.0/gm) and 4th in double-doubles (9) and rebounding (8.2/gm).
• Jefferson has more than twice as many points (376) and rebounds (255) this year than in 55 games in his first two years (148p/115r).
• Austin ranks 2nd in the Big 12 in rebounding (8.8), 3rd in double-doubles (10), 4th in blocks (1.6) and 11th in scoring (13.6).
• Austin is tied for 4th nationally among freshmen with 10 double-doubles -- the most of any power-6 conference freshman.
Brady Heslip has made a 3FG in 61 of 68 games in his career. He has 44 games with 2+ 3FG and 31 games with 3+ 3FG.
• Heslip has made 41% of his 3-point attempts in his last 14 games (38-of-92) after shooting 35% in his first 15 games (30-of-85).
• Heslip is 7th on Baylor's all-time 3-point FGs made list (165) and he ranks 2nd with a 42.3 career 3-point field goal percentage.
A.J. Walton is 1 of 2 players in program history with 200+ career steals (213) and 1 of 6 with 400+ career assists (430).
• Walton (93-42) ranks 2nd on Baylor's all-time wins list, four shy of Quincy Acy's school record 97 career victories.
• Rico Gathers is averaging one rebound every 3.0 minutes played, which averages out to 13.3 rebounds per 40 minutes.
• Gathers ranked 10th in the Big 12 in with 6.0 rebs/gm in league play. His 5.5 rpg in all games ranks 3rd among Big 12 freshmen.
• Baylor's 9 Big 12 wins tied the program's 3rd-most wins in a Big 12 season (12 in 2012-13; 11 in 2009-10; 9 in 2007-08).
• Baylor finished with a .500 or better record in conference play for the 7th time in the last 25 seasons.
• Baylor is 11-5 when shooting 20+ free throws and 7-8 when going to the free throw line less than 20 times.
• The Bears are 10-2 when recording 16+ assists and 8-11 when posting 15 or fewer assists.
• Baylor has 3 of the Big 12's top 10 in offensive rebounding -- Austin (1st, 3.1), Jefferson (3rd, 2.6) and Gathers (8th, 2.3).
• Baylor has held Big 12 teams under 50 points 3 times in 2013 after doing so only 3 times in the league's first 16 years combined.
• Jefferson (64-22) needs 1 more win to pass Curtis Jerrells (64-55) for 8th on Baylor's all-time wins list -- Jefferson has the highest winning percentage (.744) of any player among the Bears' top 10 in career victories.
• Head coach Scott Drew is coaching his 311th game at Baylor (173-137). His .558 winning percentage is best in program history among coaches with 4 or more seasons, and his teams have a .671 winning percentage since the start of the 2007-08 season.
• Baylor is 139-68 since the start of the 2007-08 season, including four 20-win seasons in the last five years. The Bears have more wins in those 6 seasons than in the first 11 seasons of the Big 12 Conference (135-176).
• Baylor has the Big 12's 2nd-longest active streak with at least one 3-point field goal made in 688 consecutive games.
• Baylor's win vs. No. 4 Kansas was its highest-ranked regular-season win since beating No. 3 Arkansas on Feb. 10, 1990.
• Baylor's win at No. 8 Kentucky was its first-ever non-conference road win against an AP Top 25 team. It snapped Kentucky's nation-leading 55-game home winning streak and gave the Wildcats their first home loss under fourth-year coach John Calipari.
• Drew's last five recruiting classes have all been ranked in ESPN's top 25 nationally (21st, 22nd, 18th, 5th, 14th, respectively).
• Baylor has signed 10 top 50 national recruits in the last seven years -- LaceDarius Dunn (2007), Anthony Jones (2008), Nolan Dennis (2009), Perry Jones III (2010), Quincy Miller (2011), Bello (2011), Austin (2012), Gathers (2012), Ishmail Wainright (2013) and Dominic Woodson (2013).
• Baylor's Scott Drew is tied with Kansas' Bill Self as the 2nd-longest tenured head coach in the Big 12 Conference.
• Baylor is one of only two Big 12 schools to be ranked in each of the last six seasons (Kansas).
• Baylor is one of only six schools nationally to play in the Elite Eight in two of the last three seasons.
• Baylor is coming off a school-record 30-win campaign, breaking the previous record of 28 wins in 2009-10.
• The Bears have four 20-win seasons in the last five years. Baylor had only three all-time 20-win seasons prior to Drew's arrival.

SERIES HISTORY
• Thursday marks the 72nd series meeting and 37th in the Big 12 era. Oklahoma State leads the all-time series 51-20 and owns an 11-1 advantage in neutral site games, but Baylor has won eight of the last 13 meetings overall.
• Baylor is 10-25 against Oklahoma State in the Big 12 era, including an 8-12 mark during the Drew era.
• Baylor is playing OSU in the Big 12 Championship for the first time since the first round in 1999. The Bears have dropped both meetings against the Cowboys in the Big 12 Championship (1997 and 1999).
• Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Texas Tech are the only founding members of the Big 12 that Baylor hasn't defeated in the Big 12 Championship.

BAYLOR'S BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY
• Baylor is the No. 6 seed for the first time in Big 12 Championship history -- its fourth-highest tournament seed in the Big 12 era (No. 3 in 2010, No. 4 in 2012, No. 5 in 1998).
• Baylor earned a first-round bye for only the third time in Big 12 Championship history.
• Baylor plays Oklahoma State for the third time in Big 12 Championship history -- all in Kansas City -- and first time since 1999.
• Baylor is 11-15 all-time in the Big 12 Championship and 7-8 under head coach Scott Drew.
• Baylor is 3-4 all-time at Sprint Center and 7-11 in Big 12 Championship games held in Kansas City.
• BU is 4-3 in Big 12 Championship play as higher seed and 7-12 as the lower seed.
• Baylor is the only team in the Big 12 era to defeat three No. 1 seeds at the Big 12 Championship (2001, 2009, 2012).

TELEVISION COVERAGE
• Thursday's game is on Big 12 Network at 8:30 p.m. CT, marking the fourth time this season the Bears have been featured on the network. Dave Armstrong (play-by-play), Reid Gettys (analyst) and Holly Rowe (reporter) will serve as talent.
• The game is also available through WatchESPN.

A WIN WOULD ...
• Be Scott Drew's 174th career victory as Baylor head coach -- 27 shy of Bill Henderson's Baylor record.
• Give Baylor back-to-back wins vs. AP Top 25 teams for the first time in program history.
• Give Baylor three wins vs. AP Top 25 teams for the 3rd time in program history (2010, 2012).
• Be Baylor's first-ever win vs. Oklahoma State at the Big 12 Championship (0-2).
• Give Baylor 19+ wins for the 5th time in the last six seasons -- BU had four 19+ win seasons in its first 101 years of basketball.
• Move A.J. Walton (94) within three wins of Quincy Acy's school record 97 career victories.
• Improve Baylor's record to 140-68 since the start of the 2007-08 season.
• Improve Baylor's record to 25-24 in the month of March in the Drew era, including a 20-13 record since 2008-09.

FREE THROWS MAKING DIFFERENCE IN CLOSE GAMES
• Baylor is 1-7 this season in games decided by 5 points or less, and BU has shot below 70% on free throws in 6 of the 7 losses.
• The Bears have combined to shoot 60% from the free throw line in those seven losses (78-of-130).
• In its 18 wins, Baylor has shot 70% from the free throw line (274-of-390).
• Baylor's 6 losses by more than 5 points were all road games (Gonzaga, Kansas, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Texas).

JACKSON, AUSTIN, JEFFERSON RECEIVE ALL-BIG 12 HONORS
• Baylor's Pierre Jackson, Isaiah Austin and Cory Jefferson received All-Big 12 honors from the league's media and coaches.
• Jackson was named to the media's All-Big 12 first team and was tabbed second-team All-Big 12 by the coaches.
• Jackson joined Terry Black, Curtis Jerrells and LaceDarius Dunn as the only first-team All-Big 12 players in Baylor history.
• Austin picked up second-team All-Big 12 honors from the media and was named to the coaches' third team and All-Rookie team.
• Austin is the first Baylor freshman to be named to one of the All-Big 12 teams and BU's 5th All-Rookie choice in the last 4 years.
• Jefferson was an honorable mention All-Big 12 selection from both the coaches and media.

MULTIPLE AP TOP 25 WINS FOR 6TH STRAIGHT SEASONS
• Baylor has won multiple games vs. AP Top 25 teams in each of the last six seasons.
• The Bears are looking for three wins vs. AP Top 25 teams for the third time in program history (2009-10, 2011-12).
• Baylor is 31-151 all-time against AP Top 25 teams (2-5 this season).
• Prior to winning multiple games vs. ranked teams in each of the last six seasons, Baylor only had four seasons with multiple AP Top 25 victories in its first 101 years of basketball (1958-59, 1981-82, 1996-97, 2000-01).
• The Bears won at then-No. 8 Kentucky on Dec. 1 and vs. then-No. 4 Kansas on March 9 this season. Baylor also has a win against now-No. 14 Oklahoma State, but OSU was unranked when the Bears held them to a season-low 54 points on Jan. 21.

20 WINS = POSTSEASON
• Baylor, which has won 20 or more games only seven times in the program's first 106 seasons, is seeking to win 20 games for the 5th time in the last six seasons. In Baylor's seven 20-win seasons, the Bears have advanced to the postseason every time.
• Head coach Scott Drew is the only Baylor coach to amass four 20-win seasons and four postseason appearances.
• The Bears are looking for their 5th postseason appearance in the last six years -- Baylor made only seven postseason appearances in its 97 seasons prior to the Drew era.

HALF THE BATTLE
• Baylor has won 19 of its last 20 games when leading at the half and BU is 40-2 when leading at halftime over the last two years.
• The Bears are 14-1 this season and 142-26 during the Scott Drew era when leading or tied at the break.
• Baylor's only loss when leading at the break this season came when the Bears led No. 13 K-State 34-33 at the half on March 2.
• Baylor has only been outscored by a combined total of 9 points in the 2nd halves of its 13 losses (505-496), but the Bears have been outscored by a total of 87 points in the 1st halves of those games (460-373).
• Baylor is 9-29 when trailing at the half over the last three seasons, including a 4-12 mark this season.

LOOKING FOR 19 WINS FOR 5TH TIME IN LAST SIX SEASONS
• Baylor has recorded 19 or more wins in four of its last five seasons, and the Bears need one more to make it five of six.
• BU had only four 19-win seasons in their first 101 years of basketball (1945-46, 1947-48, 1987-88, 2000-01).
• The Bears need two more wins to reach the 20-win plateau for the 8th time. Four of the Bears' seven all-time 20-win seasons have come in the five years prior to this season.

PILING UP WINS AGAINST HISTORIC RIVALS
• Baylor went a perfect 10-0 against former Big 12 South Division members in 2011-12. The Bears swept Oklahoma and Oklahoma State for the first time in program history, they swept Texas and Texas A&M in the same season for the first time since 1970-71, and BU swept Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech in the same season for the first time ever.
• Baylor extended its winning streak to 13 games against former Big 12 South teams before losing to OU.
• The Bears have won 14 of their last 18 against former Big 12 South teams, including a 4-4 mark this season.

RECENT SUCCESS IN THE BIG 12
• Baylor is 53-47 in Big 12 games in the last six seasons and has tallied the five highest Big 12 win totals in program history during that span -- 12 in 2011-12, 11 in 2009-10, 9 in 2012-13, 9 in 2007-08 and 7 in 2010-11.
• In the first 11 seasons of the Big 12 Conference, Baylor amassed a 45-131 league record. Prior to Scott Drew's arrival in 2003, Baylor won only 33 Big 12 games in the conference's first seven seasons.

COMPARING WINS AND LOSSES
• Baylor is 11-5 when shooting 20+ free throws and 7-8 when going to the free throw line less than 20 times.
• The Bears are 10-2 when recording 16+ assists and 8-11 when posting 15 or fewer assists.
• Baylor is 12-0 when scoring 37+ points in the first half and 6-13 when scoring 36 or fewer points in the first 20 minutes.

JACKSON ON TRACK TO MAKE HISTORY
• Bob Cousy Award finalist Pierre Jackson leads the Big 12 in scoring (19.4) and assists (6.6), and he is on track to be the first power-6 conference player to lead his league in points and assists since Arizona's Jason Terry led the Pac-10 in 1998-99.
• If Jackson had played four more games and not scored or recorded any assists, he would still be leading the Big 12 in both categories.
• Jackson and Michigan's Trey Burke are the only players ranked in the nation's top 25 in points and assists. Jackson ranks 13th nationally in assists and 22nd in scoring as of March 10. Burke is 11th in assists and 24th in scoring.
• Four players have led a power-6 conference in scoring and assists in the last 24 years, and no one has ever done so in the Big 12:

JACKSON CLIMBING ALL-TIME SCORING CHART
Pierre Jackson (1,106 career points) became the 26th 1,000-point scorer in Baylor history on Feb. 23.
• Jackson became the 5th Baylor player to reach 1,000 points in his first two seasons, joining LaceDarius Dunn, Terry Teagle, Vinnie Johnson and William Chatmon.
• Jackson, who ranks 19th on Baylor's all-time scoring chart, needs 15 points to pass Larry Gatewood for 18th place. If he passes Gatewood, Jackson will rank 4th among players with fewer than 100 career games played.

JEFFERSON'S BREAKOUT CAMPAIGN
Cory Jefferson started just one game in his first two seasons playing at Baylor (2009-10, 2011-12; redshirted 2010-11), while playing behind four frontcourt players currently in the NBA (Ekpe Udoh, Perry Jones III, Quincy Acy and Quincy Miller).
• Jefferson has scored more than twice as many points (376) and grabbed more than twice as many rebounds (255) this year than in 55 career games over his first two seasons (148 points, 115 rebounds).
• Jefferson has scored in double figures in 19 of 31 games this year, including four 20-point games and 9 double-doubles.
• Jefferson entered the season with a career high of 25 minutes, but he's played at least 26 minutes 21 times this season.

HESLIP HEATING UP
Brady Heslip is shooting 41% from 3-point range over his last 15 games (38-of-93), including 9 games with 3+ made 3-pointers.
• Heslip started the season shooting 35% from 3-point range in his first 15 games (30-of-85).
• Heslip has at least three 3-pointers in 7 of his last 10 games.
• Heslip ranks 3rd in the Big 12 in 3-point FG percentage (38.4) and 4th in 3-pointers made per game (2.3).
• Heslip is the only player in Baylor history to make 100+ 3-pointers while shooting at least 40% (42.3).

SOONER STATE SUCCESS
• After posting a combined 6-48 record against Oklahoma and Oklahoma State in the first 13 seasons of the Big 12 Conference, Baylor has won 10 of its last 16 against the league's Sooner State schools.
• 13 of Baylor's 16 Big 12 wins against the Oklahoma schools have come under head coach Scott Drew.

CRASHING THE BOARDS
• Baylor has three of the Big 12's top five offensive rebounders.
Isaiah Austin (2.9) ranks 2nd, while Cory Jefferson (2.8) is 3rd and Rico Gathers (2.4) is 5th in the conference.
• All three rank in the Big 12's top 20 in total rebounding, with Austin 2nd (8.8), Jefferson 4th (8.2) and Gathers 17th (5.5).
• Austin, Gathers and Jefferson all ranked in the Big 12's top 15 in offensive, defensive and total rebounding in conference play.

AUSTIN'S IMPROVEMENT
• Freshman Isaiah Austin averaged 12.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 0.6 blocks over his first 7 collegiate games, then went on a 14-game tear averaging 14.6 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game.
• Austin followed that with a 3-game stretch averaging 8.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, but he has since bounced back with five consecutive double-figure scoring games, averaging 14.6 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game.
• Austin has blocked at least 3 shots in 4 of his last 5 games after doing so in 4 of his first 24 games.

JEFFERSON CLIMBING BLOCKS CHART
Cory Jefferson (108) needs 26 more blocks to pass Ekpe Udoh (133) for 4th on Baylor's all-time blocks list.
• Jefferson is the 7th player in program history with 100 or more career blocks and the 5th player in program history to record 100 or more career blocks while averaging at least 1.00 blocks per game.
• Among players on Baylor's top 10 blocks list, only Udoh (36) has played fewer career games than Jefferson.

RICO'S REBOUNDS
• Freshman Rico Gathers is averaging one rebound every 3.0 minutes, which averages out to 13.3 rebounds per 40 minutes.
• Gathers ranks 17th in the Big 12 with 5.5 rebounds per game, which ranks 3rd among Big 12 freshmen.
• Gathers is 5th in the Big 12 with 2.4 offensive rebounds per game, despite playing just 16.6 minutes per game.
• In Big 12 play, Gathers ranked 10th in the league with 6.0 rebounds per game and 8th with 2.2 offensive rebounds per game.

IMPROVED DEFENSE IN BIG 12 PLAY
• In conference play, Baylor led the Big 12 in 3-point FG percentage defense (29.8) and ranked 2nd in field goal percentage defense (40.5), rebounding (36.9 rpg) and blocked shots (4.8 bpg).
• Baylor held opponents to less than 50 points in three Big 12 games this year -- the Bears held conference opponents under 50 points only three times in the Big 12's first 16 seasons combined.
• The Bears held Texas Tech to 48 points for the 2nd time this season when the teams met in Waco on Feb. 9.
• Baylor held TCU to 40 points on Jan. 12, the fewest points any Big 12 opponent has ever scored against the Bears.
• Baylor beat Texas Tech 82-48 on Jan. 8, marking the Bears' largest-ever margin of victory in a Big 12 road game.
• Baylor limited Kansas to 58 points in Waco on March 9, the Jayhawks' 2nd-lowest point total of the season, and 61 points in Lawrence on Jan. 14, KU's lowest point total at Allen Fieldhouse since Feb. 5, 2006.

AUSTIN AMONG FRESHMEN DOUBLE-DOUBLES LEADERS
Isaiah Austin has 10 double-doubles this season, which is the most of any freshman from a power conference.
• Austin's 10 double-doubles are 3rd-most in the Big 12, trailing only Iowa State's Melvin Ejim (13) and Kansas' Jeff Withey (12).
• Austin is tied for 4th nationally among freshmen with 10 double-doubles.
• Austin has 9 double-doubles in his last 22 games after recording 1 in his first 7 games played.

DOUBLE-DOUBLES ALL AROUND
• Baylor has accounted for 26% of the double-doubles by Big 12 players this season (26-of-101) -- Baylor 26, Iowa State 22, Kansas 17, Texas Tech 10, West Virginia 6, Kansas State 5, Oklahoma 5, TCU 4, Texas 3, Oklahoma State 3.
Isaiah Austin (10) and Cory Jefferson (9) each have more double-doubles than six Big 12 teams (WVU, TCU, UT, OSU, OU, KSU).
Rico Gathers (3), Pierre Jackson (2), Taurean Prince and L.J. Rose have also had double-doubles this season.
• Austin is the nation's only freshman from a power conference with 10 double-doubles this season.

2ND-LONGEST 3-POINT STREAK IN BAYLOR HISTORY
• Baylor guard Pierre Jackson has hit at least one 3-pointer in 42 consecutive games dating back to the last 12 games of the 2011-12 season. His streak is the 2nd-longest in Baylor history, three behind LaceDarius Dunn (45).
Brady Heslip had a 20-game 3-pointer streak snapped on Jan. 12, finishing as the 7th-longest streak in Baylor history.

1 OF 6 PROGRAMS TO RECEIVE ADIDAS POSTSEASON UNIFORMS
• For the second consecutive season, Baylor will wear specially made adidas "electricity" uniforms in postseason play.
• Baylor, Cincinnati, Kansas, Louisville, Notre Dame and UCLA are the only schools to receive the adidas "adizero" uniforms.
• The Bears will debut the uniforms during the 2013 Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Championship in Kansas City.

WALTON 2ND ON BAYLOR WINS LIST, JEFFERSON 8TH
• Senior G A.J. Walton (93 wins) ranks 2nd on Baylor's all-time wins list, four behind former teammate Quincy Acy (97).
• Walton has a .689 career winning percentage in games played (93-42), which is 3rd-best among players with 100 or more games.
• Cory Jefferson (64 wins) is tied with Curtis Jerrells (64-55) for 8th on the Bears' career wins list.
• Jefferson has a .744 career winning percentage in career games played (64-22), which is best among Baylor's top 10 in wins.

DREW COACHING 311TH GAME AT BAYLOR
Scott Drew will be coaching his 311th game as Baylor's head coach on Thursday.
• Drew is 173-137 over 10 seasons at Baylor, and his .558 winning percentage is the best in program history among coaches with four or more seasons at the helm. His teams have a .671 winning percentage since the start of the 2007-08 season (139-68).
• Drew is 28 wins shy of Baylor's all-time wins record held by Bill Henderson (201-239), despite coaching 120 fewer games.
• Drew has guided Baylor to four of its seven 20-win seasons in the program's 107-year history.
• Drew's squads have also done well in the classroom, as 23 players have earned degrees during his tenure.
• Drew is tied with Kansas' Bill Self as the Big 12 Conference's second-longest tenured head coach. Drew, who is in his 10th season at Baylor in 2012-13, is second only to Texas' Rick Barnes, who is in his 15th season in Austin.
• With a win in the quarterfinal game vs. Oklahoma State, Baylor would play either No. 2 seed Kansas State, No. 7 seed West Virginia or No. 10 seed TCU in a semifinal game at 9 p.m. CT Friday on ESPNU.
• The Big 12 Championship title game is scheduled for 5 p.m. CT Saturday on ESPN.

 

 

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