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No. 24 MBB Hosts Texas A&M Corpus-Christi
Nov. 12, 2017

GAME 2
Liberty
BAYLOR vs. TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI
Nov. 13 | 7:05 PM CT | Ferrell Center | Waco, Texas
FCS / FOX Sports Go | Radio | Live Stats | Twitter | Arena Info
Game Notes: Baylor | Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
MEDIA INFORMATION
TV: FCS / Fox Sports Go App
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Jim Haller (analyst)
Radio: Baylor IMG Sports Network / ESPN Central Texas
Talent: Dave Rosselli (pxp), Pat Nunley (analyst)
Satellite Radio: Sirius 108, XM 199
Live Stats/In-Game Home: BaylorBears.com
Twitter: @BaylorMBB | #SicTAMUCC
MATCHUP

BAYLOR

1-0, 0-0 Big 12
Ranking: 24th - AP, 24th - Coaches
Last Game: Nov. 10, 2017 - win vs. Central Arkansas, 107-66
Head Coach: Scott Drew (Butler, 1993)
Career Record: 298-191 (16th season)
BU Record: 278-180 (15th season)
vs. TAMU-CC: 1-1

TAMU-CORPUS CHRISTI

1-0, 0-0 Southland
Ranking: NR - AP, NR - Coaches
Last Game: Nov. 10, 2017 - win vs. Our Lady of the Lake, 69-68
Head Coach: Willis Wilson (Rice, 1982)
Career Record: 318-344 (23rd season)
TAMU-CC Record: 100-97 (7th season)
vs. BU: 8-3 (all as Rice head coach)

STORY LINES
• Baylor faces Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at 7 p.m. CT Monday on Fox College Sports and Fox Sports GO.
• BU and TAMUCC are meeting for the first time since Dec. 2004 - BU leads the all-time series 2-1.
• BU won its season opener vs. UCA 107-66 - its most points vs. a DI team since March 20, 2013.
• BU broke school records for field goal percentage (66.1) and 3-point percentage (70.6) vs. UCA.
• All five starters scored 15+ points for the first time in program history vs. Central Arkansas.
• BU is ranked No. 24 in the preseason AP Top 25, the 6th preseason ranking in program history.
• Baylor returns six letterwinners from last season's 27-8 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 team.
Tristan Clark became Baylor's first true freshman to start a season opener since Ish Wainright in 2013.
Mark Vital also made his Baylor debut and posted 6 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds in 20 minutes.
• BU has won 44 consecutive non-conference home games, the nation's 2nd-longest streak (Duke, 134). The Bears have out-scored opponents by 1,002 points during the streak (22.8 ppg)
• Baylor is one of 12 teams to be nationally ranked in each of the last 10 seasons entering 2017-18.
• The Bears are coming off a school-record fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance.
• Head coach Scott Drew is in his 15th season at Baylor and is the school's all-time wins leader (278).
• Six Baylor players have been selected in the last six NBA Drafts, 10th-most nationally.
• Drew (46) is the youngest of nine coaches to take his current program to four Sweet 16s since 2010.
• Baylor's 153 wins since 2011-12 are second-most in the Big 12 behind only Kansas (180).
• Baylor has knocked off 18 ranked teams over the last 3+ seasons (18-17 vs. ranked opponents).
• Drew has won 20+ games in a school-record six consecutive seasons and nine of the last 10 years.
• Baylor went 67-18 in football, men's basketball and women's basketball in 2016-17, the nation's best combined record in those sports for a second straight season (68-17 in 2015-16).
• BU was picked 5th in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll behind Kansas, West Virginia, TCU and Texas.
• Baylor is 244-111 since 2007-08, the first year Drew's staff had a full allotment of scholarships.
• Baylor is 153-64 over the last 6+ seasons, averaging 25.3 wins per season since 2012.
• Baylor has won 88% of its games when leading at the half since 2011-12 (119-16).
Manu Lecomte leads all returning Big 12 players with a 12.2 career scoring average while in the Big 12.
• Baylor has had a nation-leading four players selected in the NBA Draft since 2010 who weren't ranked in the ESPN100 out of high school -- Quincy Acy, Ekpe Udoh, Pierre Jackson and Taurean Prince.
• In Drew's first 14 seasons at Baylor, 34 players have gone on to professional careers.
• BU has graduated 93 percent of its scholarship seniors since Drew took over in 2003 (27 of 29).
• Drew is coaching his 459th game at Baylor (278-180). His .607 winning percentage is best in BU history among coaches with 40+ games, and his teams have a .687 winning percentage since 2007-08.
• Baylor has the Big 12's 2nd-longest active streak with at least one 3-point FG made in 836 straight games.
• BU is 50-9 over the past 2+ seasons when taking the lead at any point in the 2nd half of a game.

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