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Men's Hoops Game Day: vs. Southern




Nov. 20, 2008

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GAME CENTER: GAME 3
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY JAGUARS (0-1) at [RV/RV] BAYLOR BEARS (2-0)
Date:
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008
Tip-Off: 1 p.m. Location: Waco, Texas Arena: Ferrell Center (10,284)
Television: none
Radio: Baylor ISP Sports Network; ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM (Waco)/Sirius Satellite (Ch. 161)/BaylorBears.com
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (color)
Live Stats: BaylorBears.com
Web Stream: BaylorBears.com (live audio & video) NOTE: Live video from BaylorVision in Texas only
Series: Baylor leads 3-0
Last Meeting (Result): Dec. 21, 2007 (W, 71-60)
Tickets: (254) 710-1000

GAME NIGHT STORY LINES
• After posting 90-plus points in back-to-back wins at home, Baylor returns to the Ferrell Center for the third of its four-game homestand Saturday against the Southern Jaguars. Tip off is set for 1 p.m.
• Saturday's meeting is the second half of a home-and-home series with the Jaguars. Last season, Baylor made its first trip to Baton Rouge, defeating the Jaguars 71-60.
• During Tuesday's win, Baylor shot 64 percent from the floor (32-50), the sixth-best shooting performance in school history and the highest percentage since the Bears shot 65.2 percent (45-69) against Prairie View A&M (12/5/95).
• Tuesday's 64 percent showing was the highest shooting percentage of the Scott Drew Era.
• Under head coach Scott Drew, Baylor is 21-2 when scoring 90 or more points. Both losses occurred last season in Big 12 play (2/9/08 at Kansas and 2/19/08 at Oklahoma).
• Tuesday's 90-point outburst vs. Centenary marked the fifth time in the Drew Era that Baylor has posted back-to-back 90-point games.
• If Baylor scores 90 or more points vs. Southern, it will mark the first back-to-back-to-back 90-plus point games in the Drew Era and the first since the 2001-02 season. That year, the Bears scored 95 points vs. North Texas, 99 vs. Centenary and 97 vs. Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.
• Baylor has had five players score in double figures for the first two games. And, for the second straight game, Curtis Jerrells, LaceDarius Dunn, Quincy Acy, Henry Dugat and Kevin Rogers scored in double figures. Against Centenary, the quintet combined to score 80 points. The same five scored 84 in the season opener vs. Paul Quinn.
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 488 straight games.
• Baylor will conclude its four-game homestand to open the regular season when it welcomes the Jacksonville University Dolphins to the Ferrell Center Monday, Nov. 24. Tip off is slated for 7 p.m.

SERIES HISTORY
• Baylor leads the all-time series 3-0 and is 2-0 in Waco.
• Last season, Baylor made its first trip to Baton Rouge, defeating the Jaguars 71-60.
• All three wins in the series have been by decided by double-digit margins. • Saturday marks the second consecutive season the schools have met.

SOUTHERN SCOUTING REPORT
• Southern will make its first road trip of the season when it visits the Ferrell Center Saturday.
• The Jaguars are coming off a 78-67 loss to Tougaloo College last Friday. In that contest, SU blew a 3-point halftime lead and was outscored 45-31 in the second half. Southern shot 38 percent in the second half (10-of-26), while making just 2-of-10 3-point attempts.
• Chris Davis led the Jags in scoring with 16 points, also dishing out four assists and pulling down six rebounds. Barry Honore' added 12 points and eight rebounds. Gregory Horne added nine points and four rebounds. Douglas Scott pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds to go along with four points.

LAST SERIES MEETING - BAYLOR 71, SOUTHERN 60 [DEC. 21, 2007]
Kevin Rogers scored 21 points and Aaron Bruce added 14 to lead BU past Southern 71-60 at the Clark Activity Center in Baton Rouge, La.
• Up 19-16 midway through the first half, Baylor's Henry Dugat hit a 3-pointer followed by a Delbert Simpson tip-in and a jumper by Bruce that pushed the lead to 26-16 with six and a half minutes to half.
• Rogers scored 15 first-half points to give Baylor a 40-24 halftime lead.
• Baylor pushed the lead to 54-29 midway through the second before Southern used a 17-4 run to pull within 10 with 7:35 remaining. Dugat made a jumper and Curtis Jerrells hit a 3-pointer to push the lead back to 63-48.
• Rogers added 10 rebounds to notch his fourth double-double of the season.
• Southern held Baylor to a season-low 25 percent from the 3-point line and outrebounded the Bears 42-38.

LAST TIME OUT - BAYLOR 90, CENTENARY 55 [NOV. 18]
LaceDarius Dunn scored eight consecutive points to start an early 16-0 run that put Baylor firmly in control on the way to a 90-55 victory over Centenary on Tuesday.
• Jerrells had 20 points and five assists for Baylor. Dunn finished with 18 points, 15 by halftime when the Bears led 42-20. Freshman Quincy Acy added 15 points on 7-of-7 shooting from field in 21 minutes. Acy has now made his first 13 field goals of his collegiate career.
• As a team, Baylor shot 64 percent from the floor and drained 8-of-17 field goals from three-point range.

UP NEXT - JACKSONVILLE [NOV. 24]
• Baylor will conclude its four-game homestand to open the regular season when it welcomes the Jacksonville University Dolphins to the Ferrell Center Monday, Nov. 24. Tip off is slated for 7 p.m. Live audio and video of the game will be available at BaylorBears.com.
• Monday will be the third meeting between the schools. Baylor leads the series 2-0, having defeated the Dolphins once in Waco and again in Jacksonville.

LOOKING AHEAD - BAYLOR TO PLAY AT 76 CLASSIC
• Baylor will participate in the second annual 76 Classic, an eight-team tournament played Thanksgiving weekend in Anaheim, Calif. The tournament, which was formerly known as the Anaheim Classic, is sponsored by ConocoPhillips, the parent company of 76.
• The 12-game, bracketed collegiate basketball tournament features eight schools that combined to win more than 62 percent of their games last season. The games will air live on either ESPN2 or ESPNU and will be played at the Anaheim Convention Center adjacent to Disneyland on Nov. 27, 28 and 30.
• Baylor is one of three schools in the 2008 76 Classic field that earned a berth in the 2008 NCAA Tournament, along with Cal State Fullerton and St. Mary's College. Completing the 2008 Anaheim Classic field are Providence, Wake Forest, Arizona State, Charlotte and UTEP.

SHOOTING LIGHTS OUT
• During Tuesday's win, Baylor shot 64 percent from the floor (32-50), the sixth-best shooting performance in school history and the highest percentage since the Bears shot 65.2 oercent (45-69) against Prairie View A&M (12/5/95).
• Tuesday's 64 percent showing was the highest shooting percentage of the Scott Drew Era. For More Information: Scott Drew Era Highs and Lows are listed on page 8.

HIGHEST FIELD GOAL PCT

Pct [FG-FGA] Opponent [Date]
.660 [35-53] Houston [2/27/88]
.660 [33-50] Texas Tech [1/30/88]
.652 [45-69] Prairie View [12/5/95]
.643 [27-42] Texas A&M [1/19/91]
.641 [41-64] Alabama State [1/2/88]
.640 [32-50] Centenary [11/18/08]

LACE HAS CENTENARY'S NUMBER
• Monroe, La., native LaceDarius Dunn scored a season-high 18 points in Tuesday's win vs. Centenary. In last season's game against Centenary, Dunn scored a then-career-high 17 points.

CJ'S CAREER RECORD CLIMB CONTINUES
Curtis Jerrells enters Saturday in 12th place with 1,222 career points. Jerrells is one point from moving into 11th place (Willie Sublett - 1,223), two points from 10th place (David Wesley - 1,224) and nine points from 9th place (Vinnie Johnson - 1,231).
• Jerrells is also in 6th place with 313 assists and needs one more to move into 5th place (314). CJ is three assists away from 4th place (316) and seven from 3rd place (Aaron Bruce - 320).
• Currently tied for 9th place all-time with 103 steals, Jerrells needs seven to move into 8th place (110). He is 12 away from 7th place (115), 13 from 6th (116) and 14 from 5th (117).

DOS TRES `EN FUEGO' AT THE FREE THROW LINE
Kevin Rogers (Dos Tres) is 9-for-9 from the free throw line and leads both Baylor and the Big 12 with his 100.0 free throw percentage.

FIVE TIMES TWO
• Tuesday, Baylor had five players score in double figures for the second straight game.
• And, for the second straight game, Curtis Jerrells, LaceDarius Dunn, Quincy Acy, Henry Dugat and Kevin Rogers scored in double figures. Against Centenary, the quintet combined to score 80 points. The same five scored 84 in the season opener vs. Paul Quinn.

STILL PERFECT
• Freshman Quincy Acy is a perfect 13-of-13 from floor through the first two games of his Baylor career.
• Acy scored a career-high 15 points in Tuesday's 90-55 win over Centenary.
ACY DUNK COUNTER: 8 (first 4 field goals vs. Centenary were dunks)

BAYLOR LOVES THE 90S
• Under head coach Scott Drew, Baylor is 21-2 when scoring 90 or more points. Both losses occurred last season in Big 12 play (2/9/08 at Kansas and 2/19/08 at Oklahoma).
• Tuesday's 90-point outburst vs. Centenary marked the fifth time in the Drew Era that Baylor has posted back-to-back 90-point games.
• If Baylor scores 90 or more points vs. Southern, it will mark the first back-to-back-to-back 90-plus point games in the Drew Era and the first since the 2001-02 season. That year, the Bears scored 95 points vs. North Texas, 99 vs. Centenary and 97 vs. Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.

BACK-T0-BACK 90-PLUS POINT GAMES IN DREW ERA (SINCE 2003-04)

Date Opponent Score
11/27/06 Alcorn State W, 90-59
11/29/06
Grambling State W, 95-69
12/22/06 Prairie View A&M W, 103-61
12/28/06 North Carolina A&T W, 91-71
12/15/07 Wayland Baptist W, 100-72
12/19/07
at South Carolina W, 92-84
2/19/08
at Oklahoma L, 91-92 (ot)
2/23/08 Kansas State W, 92-86
11/15/08
Paul Quinn W, 108-50
11/18/08 Centenary W, 90-55


CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH A 3-POINTER STREAK
• Baylor has made at least one 3-point field goal in 488 straight games.
• Louisiana guards Tweety Carter and LaceDarius Dunn currently own streaks of 11 and 7 consecutive games with at least one 3-pointer made, respectively.
• Dunn's current streak is his thirdone of seven games or more. Senior guard Curtis Jerrells posted a streak of 18 consecutive games. Aaron Bruce owns the second-longest in school history (behind Tevis Stukes' 29-game streak).

CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 3-POINT FG STREAKS (SINCE 1986)

Player [Season(s)] Streak Dates
Tevis Stukes [1999-2000] 29 11/20/99-3/10/00
Aaron Bruce [2004-05, 2005-06] 28 12/4/04-1/18/06
Kenny Taylor [2002-03] 19 12/14/02-3/1/03
Roddrick Miller [1994-95, 1995-96] 19 2/2/95-12/16/95
Curtis Jerrells [2006-07, 2007-08] 18 1/27/07-11/30/07
Wendell Greenleaf [2001-02] 17 12/17/01-2/12/02
Wendell Greenleaf [1999-2000, 2000-01] 17 3/8/00-1/25/01
Terrance Thomas [2003-04] 16 12/9/03-2/18/04
Willie Sublett [1991-92, 1992-93] 16 3/2/92-1/19/93
Aundre Branch [1994-95] 15 1/14/95-3/4/95
LaceDarius Dunn [2007-08] 13 11/11/07-1/8/08
LaceDarius Dunn [2007-08] 11 1/15/08-2/23/08
Tweety Carter [2007-08] 11 2/9/08-present
LaceDarius Dunn [2007-08, 2008-09] 7 3/1/08-present


BAYLOR BLOCK PARTY
• Baylor set a new single-game school record with 13 blocked shots in Saturday's 108-50 win over Paul Quinn, surpassing the previous record of 12.
• It was the first time Baylor had eclipsed double-digit blocked shots since Nov. 17, 2001, vs. Hardin-Simmons (11).
• In face, six (6) of Baylor's 10 double-digit blocked shot games have been against Texas schools [Paul Quinn, Rice, Hardin-Simmons (twice), Texas Tech and TCU].

Quincy Acy: HUMAN HIGHLIGHT REEL
• Freshman Quincy Acy made the most of his Baylor debut Saturday against the Paul Quinn Tigers. The Mesquite, Texas, native poured in a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Bears to the 58-point win.
• Four (4) of Acy's six field goals came via electrifying and highlight-reel dunks that brought the Ferrell Center crowd to its feet.

FIVE OF A KIND
• In addition to a double-double in his first collegiate game, Quincy Acy also added five steals and five blocked shots. Acy just missed cracking the single-game top 10 in blocked shots [six different players have recorded six blocked shots in a game; Mamadou Diene and Brian Skinner have done it multiple times].
• However, Acy's five steals rank as the ninth-most single-game total in school history [for complete list, see page 192 in media guide].

DOUBLE VISION
• It took 81 games, but preseason All-Big 12 selection Curtis Jerrells finally tallied his first career double-double. CJ scored 17 points, while dishing out a career-high 10 assists vs. Paul Quinn Saturday night.
• Jerrells became the first Bear to reach double-digit assists since Aaron Bruce had 11 vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 15, 2006) two years ago to the date.

HENDU TO THE RESCUE
• Senior guard Henry Dugat scored a game-high 22 points, along with five assists to lead Baylor over Paul Quinn Saturday.
• Dugat was 4-for-5 from 3-point range and has connected on 14-of-his-last 24 (58.3 pct) 3-point field goals dating back to last season.

MAKING THE DIFFERENCE WITH MOMENTUM
• Coming off the bench Saturday night vs. Paul Quinn, Quincy Acy ignited runs of 9-0 in the first half and 9-1 in the second half.

IT'S NOT HOW YOU START, BUT HOW YOU FINISH
• After trailing Paul Quinn 9-8 with 15:37 remaining in the first half, Baylor closed the half on a 47-12 run to take a commanding 56-20 lead.

POINTS O'PLENTY
• Every played dressed for Baylor Saturday scored vs. Paul Quinn (11 players dressed).
• Five BU players scored in double-figures, the most since seven players scored 10-plus points against Missouri (March 1, 2008).
• Baylor's 55 first-half points were the most in a single half since the Bears scored 55 second-half points vs. Missouri on March 1, 2008, and the most points scored in the first half since BU scored 60 in last year's season opener vs. Jackson State.

BAYLOR AND THE CENTURY MARK
• Baylor's 108-point outburst vs. Paul Quinn was the seventh time the Bears have scored 100-plus points in the Drew Era [The Bears are 7-0 in those games].
• Baylor is 56-3 all-time when scoring 100-plus points.

BIG 12, NORTH TEXAS AWARDED 2014 MEN'S FINAL FOUR
• The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee selected the Big 12 Conference and North Texas to host the 2014 Men's Final Four on Wednesday. The event will take place at the Dallas Cowboys new stadium in Arlington, Texas.
• Since the Big 12 began competition in 1996-97, the Conference has been selected to host NCAA men's first/second round competition eight times. The league will host first/second round action once again this year, with games slated for March 19 and 21, 2009 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
• The new stadium will have the capacity to seat approximately 93,000 fans. In addition, the stadium's plaza areas have the potential to give fans and students unprecedented access to the Final Four games and the surrounding experience.
• The 2014 Men's Final Four will mark the first time it has been played in North Texas since the 1986 event was staged at Reunion Arena in Dallas. In addition, there have been four more Men's Final Fours staged in the State of Texas - Houston in 1971 (Astrodome) and San Antonio (Alamodome) in 1998, 2004 and 2008. Houston's Reliant Stadium will host in 2011.

BAYLOR VS. THE SWAC
• Baylor is a flawless 30-0 all-time vs. schools from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).
• Southern is the first of three SWAC opponents on Baylor's schedule this season. The Bears will also play Jackson State and Prairie View A&M - both at home.

BAYLOR VS. THE PELICAN STATE
• Saturday's meeting with the Southern (Baton Rouge) is the first of two consecutive games against teams from the state of Louisiana. Tuesday, the Bears beat Shreveport's Centenary College, 90-55, on ESPN.
• Baylor is 55-23 all-time vs. schools from Louisiana.

WATCH BEARS BASKETBALL LIVE AT BAYLORBEARS.COM
• Live video coverage by BaylorVision will be streamed for eight select home games during the 2008-09 season at BaylorBears.com. It is free for All-Access members in Texas, but the video coverage is blacked out outside of Texas.

LIVE VIDEO SCHEDULE (Live video from BaylorVision; in Texas only): 11/22/08 Southern 1 p.m.; 11/24/08 Jacksonville 7 p.m.; 12/13/08 Prairie View A&M 2 p.m.; 12/20/08 UT Arlington 8:30 p.m.; 12/22/08 Hartford 7 p.m.; 12/29/08 Portland State 7 p.m.; 12/31/08 Jackson State 4 p.m.; 1/2/09 South Carolina 4:30 p.m.

BEARS BASKETBALL ON THE AIR
• Bear basketball is aired live via the Baylor-ISP SportsNetwork on flagship station 1660AM ESPN Radio (KRZI) in Waco and worldwide on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 161. All games are broadcast by the "Voice of the Bears" John Morris, a veteran broadcaster in his 14th season, and former BU basketball standout Pat Nunley, in his 27th season as analyst.

INSIDE BAYLOR SPORTS TV SHOW
• Inside Baylor Sports, the award winning weekly TV show that covers all aspects of Baylor athletics, returns for its 10th season in 2008-09.
• Senior Producer Robert Shiekh provide viewers an inside look at Baylor athletics with thorough highlights, in-depth interviews and imaginative features on all 18 sports presented in a fast-paced, entertaining style. Co-hosts John Morris and Lori Fogleman guide viewers through the best coverage of Baylor athletics on television.
• Inside Baylor Sports airs Sundays, Aug. 24, 2008 through June 7, 2009, at 10:30 p.m. CT on KCEN-TV in Central Texas. The program also airs weekly throughout the region on FS Southwest at 1 p.m. each Wednesday and is archived on the web at www.BaylorTV.com. Inside Baylor Sports also may been seen nationally on CBS College Sports Television.


 

 

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