|No. 3 Seed Baylor (25-6) vs. No. 2 Kansas State (25-6)
March 12, 2010 | 8:30 p.m. CST
Kansas City, Mo. | Sprint Center (18,879)
TV: Big 12 Network
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BAYLOR AT A GLANCE
2009-10 Record: 25-6
Last Game: W, 86-67 vs. Texas
Head Coach: Scott Drew
Career Record: 126-112 (8th season)
Record at BU: 106-101 (7th season)
AP/ESPN Rankings: 21/20
Sagarin Rating: 10
GAME CENTER: GAME 32
Date: Fri., March 12, 2010
Tip-Off: 8:30 p.m. CST (approximate)
Location: Kansas City, Mo.
Arena: Sprint Center (18,879)
Television: Big 12 Network (Complete TV Clearances)
Talent: Brent Musberger (pxp), Bob Knight (analyst)
Radio: Baylor ISP Sports Network ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM (Waco); Sirius 125/XM 231
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (analyst)
BU Record When Ranked in AP Poll: 22-10
Series vs. Kansas State: K-State leads 11-10
Scott Drew Record vs. K-State: 3-4
Live Stats: www.BaylorBears.com
Audio Web Stream: www.BaylorBears.com
Video Web Stream: www.ESPN360.com
In-Game Blog: www.BaylorBears.com
BAYLOR/KANSAS STATE SERIES
Baylor and Kansas State will meet for only the second time in the Big 12 Championship. K-State defeated Baylor in the 2002 tournament in Kansas City (74-73, ot).
Overall Series Record vs. Kansas State: Kansas State leads, 11-10
Series Record in Big 12 Championship: Kansas State leads, 1-0
2009-10 Meeting: Jan. 26, 2010, in Waco (K-State won, 74-72)
Streak: K-State, 1 win
Drew vs. K-State: 3-4
BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP SEMIFINAL STORY LINES
The third-seeded Baylor Bears will try to advance to the Big 12 Championship finals for the second consecutive season when they face second-seeded Kansas State in the semifinals Friday.
Baylor has won five straight games - its second-longest win streak this season (won nine).
Baylor is 10-11 all-time vs. Kansas State.
In the only other meeting this season, Kansas State escaped Waco with a 74-72 win Jan. 26.
Baylor's 25 wins are tied for the most in school history with the 1945-46 team which advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
Baylor has won 49 games over the last two seasons - the most wins in a two-year span in school history.
BU has won a school-record 70 games in the last three seasons.
BAYLOR IN BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIP PLAY...
Baylor is 9-12 all-time in the Big 12 Championship and 5-5 under head coach Scott Drew.
Baylor is 1-1 all-time at Sprint Center, 8-14 all-time in Kansas City and 5-8 in Big 12 Championship games held in Kansas City.
BU is 3-1 in Big 12 Championship play as higher seed.
Baylor has played in the Big 12 Championship semifinals for the second consecutive season and for the third time in the Big 12 era.
BU is 1-1 all-time in Big 12 Championship semifinal games.
Last season in Oklahoma City, Baylor became the first No. 9 seed to advance to the Big 12 Championship title game -- and the second-lowest seed ever.
No. 3 seed in 24-8 all-time in the Big 12 Championship and has won the tournament five times -- 1999 (Kansas), 2001 (Oklahoma), 2003 (Oklahoma), 2005 (Oklahoma State) and 2009 (Missouri).
No. 3 seed has reached finals in eight of 13 Big 12 Championship tournaments.
Baylor is 1-1 in previous Big 12 Championship Semifinal game:
2001: (4) Texas 76, (8) Baylor 62
2009: (9) Baylor 76, (5) Texas 70