BAYLOR1-0, 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 CHRISTI1-0, 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)
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.