GAME CENTER: GAME 5
Date: Mon., Nov. 29, 2010
Tip-Off: 7 p.m. CST
Location: Waco, Texas
Arena: Ferrell Center (10,284)
Radio: Baylor ISP Sports Network; ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM (Waco)
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Nunley (color)
Series (Overall): Baylor leads 10-0
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In-Game Blog: None
• No. 12/13 Baylor will aim to extend its home winning streak to 10 games Monday when the Bears host Prairie View A&M at the Ferrell Center. The fifth game of Baylor’s current seven-game homestand will begin at 7 p.m. CST.
• Since the 2006-07 season, Baylor is 58-15 at the Ferrell Center.
• Baylor is 39-10 in its last 49 games dating back to its 2009 postseason run.
• BU has made at least one 3FG in 592 consecutive games — the second-longest active streak in the Big 12.
• LaceDarius Dunn, who has a school-record 306 career 3FGM, has made a 3FG in 18 consecutive games.
• Dunn ranks fourth all-time in school history with 1,763 career points and trails former teammate Curtis Jerrells (1,820) by 57 points for third place on Baylor’s career scoring list. Dunn needs 427 points to become Baylor’s all-time leading scorer.
• Baylor’s starting front court of SF Anthony Jones, PF Quincy Acy and F/C Perry Jones III have a combined wingspan of 21 feet, 5.5 inches (width of NCAA playing court is 50 feet).
• Baylor has had one player score 20+ points in each of its first four games — Acy (20) vs. Grambling, Acy (25) vs. La Salle, Jones III (20) vs. Jackson State and Dunn (24) vs. Lipscomb.
• Acy has 66 career blocked shots, four shy of 10th place on Baylor’s career list (Frank Williams, 70).
• Acy has six double-doubles in 74 career games, including three in Baylor’s first four games this season.
HOLDING OPPONENTS UNDER 70
• Baylor has won its last 27 games when holding opponents under 70 points, including its first four opponents of the 2010-11 season.
• Since the start of the 2007-08 season, Baylor is 54-3 when holding opponents under 70 points and 74-20 in the Scott Drew era.
BEARS LOOKING TO EXTEND HOME WINNING STREAK
• Baylor currently owns a nine-game home winning streak — tied for the sixth-longest streak in Ferrell Center history and the second-longest in the Scott Drew era.
• Baylor won nine consecutive home games from Nov. 15-Dec. 31, 2008.
• Baylor is two wins shy of tying the Ferrell Center record 11-game winning streak which was set Jan. 23, 2010.
HOME, SWEET GOLDEN DOME
• Since the 2006-07 season, Baylor is 58-15 at the Ferrell Center, including a facility-record 15 wins during the 2009-10 season.
• In its first seven seasons in the Big 12, Baylor was 76-38 (.667) at the Ferrell Center. In the first eight seasons of the Scott Drew era, the Bears are 76-39 in home games at the Ferrell Center.
DUNN’S SIGHTS SET ON BAYLOR, BIG 12 SCORING RECORDS
• Senior G LaceDarius Dunn, who ranks fourth in school history with 1,763 career points, needs 427 points to surpass Terry Teagle (2,189) as Baylor’s all-time leading scorer. Dunn is 57 points shy of tying former teammate Curtis Jerrells (1,820) for third on the school’s all-time scoring list.
• Dunn, who ranks 17th all-time on the Big 12’s career scoring list, needs 494 points to surpass Texas Tech’s Andre Emmett (2,256) as the Big 12’s career scoring leader.
20+ AND DUNN
• LaceDarius Dunn has recorded 34 career 20-point contests, including 18 during the 2009-10 season.
• After Dunn, Quincy Acy has the second-most 20-point games on the team with four.
LOOKING FOR MORE THREE-POINT RECORDS
• LaceDarius Dunn has made a Baylor-record 306 career 3FG and is the only player in program history to make 300+ 3FG. Dunn ranks fourth all-time in Big 12 history in 3FG and is one of only four players with 300+ 3FG, joining Missouri’s Clarence Gilbert (332), Kansas’ Jeff Boschee (338) and Texas’ A.J. Abrams (389).
• Dunn needs 84 treys to become the Big 12’s career leader.
ACY’S BLOCK PARTY
• Junior F Quincy Acy has blocked 66 shots in 74 career games. Acy, who led the Bears with 34 blocked shots as a freshman in 2008-09, needs four blocked shots to tie Frank Williams (70) for 10th place on Baylor’s career list.
ELLIS PROVIDING MORE POINTS
• Junior F Fred Ellis is more of Baylor’s most improved players from last season’s Elite Eight team. Ellis, who started Baylor’s first three games, has scored 40 points (10.0 points-per-game average) in four games.
• The Sacramento, Calif., native scored 40 points in each of his first two seasons — 26 games in 2008-09 and 29 games in 2009-10 — at Baylor.
• In his career-first start Nov. 12 vs. Grambling State, Ellis scored a career-high 14 points.
DUNN’S TRIPLE STREAK
• Senior LaceDarius Dunn has made a 3-point field goal in 18 consecutive games — tied for the eighth-longest streak in school history. Dunn is 11 games shy of tying Tevis Stukes’ school-record 29-game streak (11/20/99-3/10/00).
• Dunn owns the second-longest consecutive games streak in Baylor history. Dunn made a 3-point field goal in 28 consecutive games over the span of two seasons — March 1, 2008-Feb. 7, 2009.
• Dunn, the single-season and career 3-point record holder at Baylor, has made a 3-point field goal in 100 of his 107 career games.
THE FRONTCOURT OF OFFENSE
• Baylor’s starting front line of junior F Quincy Acy, junior F Anthony Jones and freshman F Perry Jones III is not only one of the most athletic in the nation, but also one of the most productive. The trio has combined to average 40.8 points, 27.0 rebounds and 3.8 blocks through Baylor’s first four games.
• Acy, Jones and Jones III have scored 163 combined points — 55 percent of Baylor’s offensive production so far.
• The trio is shooting 53.4 percent from the floor (62-of-116), compared to Baylor’s 50.5 field goal percentage as a team (106-of-210).
40 AND UNDER
• Only five Baylor opponents have reached 40+ rebounds in the last 49 games against the Bears, dating back to their 2009 Big 12 Championship in Oklahoma City, Okla.
NOVEMBER SUCCESS UNDER DREW
• Baylor is 29-6 in the month of November under Scott Drew.
• Baylor has won 18 of its last 19 non-conference November home games.
• Baylor is 78-32 all-time in the month of November (regular-season only).
• Since 2003-04, Baylor has had considerable success in non-conference play. The Bears are 64-19 against non-conference competition in the Scott Drew era.
• Baylor is 37-3 in non-conference home games, dating back to the 2006-07 season, including a 26-1 record in its last 27 non-conference home games (lone loss to South Carolina in Jan. 2009).
BAYLOR IN THE TOP 25
• Baylor is 29-12 — 28-11 in the Scott Drew era — when ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 poll and 20-8 when ranked in the ESPN/USA TODAY Coaches Top 25 poll.
• Baylor is 19-7 all-time when ranked simultaneously in both polls.