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Baylor-Missouri Postgame Notes

Nov. 7, 2009

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BAYLOR (4-5, 1-4) 40, MISSOURI (5-4, 1-4) 32
NOV. 7, 2009 • ATTENDANCE: 65,298

• Missouri leads the all-time series 10-3, including a 6-2 advantage in games played in Columbia.
• Baylor snaps a seven-game losing streak to Missouri, winning its first game in the series as Big 12 foes.
• It is Baylor's first win at Missouri since Sept. 23, 1973 (Baylor won that game, 27-0).

• Baylor snapped 23-game losing streak when trailing at halftime, posting its first win after overcoming a halftime deficit since Oct. 21, 2006, against Kansas. Baylor overcame a 35-17 halftime deficit for a 36-36 victory.
• The win snapped Baylor's five-game Big 12 losing streak.
• The win snapped Baylor's 11-game Big 12 road losing streak.
• Baylor won a Big 12 road game for the first time since Oct. 7, 2006, at Colorado (Baylor won 34-31 in 3 OT).
• Baylor is 8-6 in the Art Briles era when allowing 20 points or more.
• Baylor is 5-0 in the Briles era when scoring 40 points or more.
• Baylor scored 40 points in a Big 12 game for the time since scoring 41 in a win vs. Texas A&M in 2008.
• Baylor has produced only two turnovers in its first five Big 12 games.
• The Bears are 4-3 in the Art Briles era when committing no turnovers.
• Baylor scored in the first half for the first time in the last three games. The Bears have been out-scored 92-26 in the first half of five Big 12 games this season.
• Missouri's 27 points in the first half are the most allowed by Baylor in a Big 12 game this season.
• Baylor scored its first first-half touchdown in four games.
• The Bears scored their first first-quarter touchdown in five games.
• Baylor led at the end of the first quarter for the first time since the Iowa State game on Oct. 17 (BU led 3-0).
• The Bears scored more than one offensive touchdown for the first time in Big 12 play this season.

• LB Joe Pawelek started his 42nd consecutive game, the longest streak by a Baylor player since Maurice Lane's school-record, 45-game streak that ran from 2002 to 2005.
• RG James Barnard, FS Jordan Lake and C J.D. Walton all started their 33rd consecutive games.
• LB Antonio Jones started his 21st consecutive game.
• WR David Gettis started his 17th consecutive game.
• IR Kendall Wright has caught at least one pass in each game of his career, a 21-game streak.
• TE Justin Akers has caught at least one pass in 12 consecutive games.
• WR Lanear Sampson established career highs with five receptions and 85 yards.
• QB Nick Florence set career highs in completions (32) and passing yards (427).
• Florence broke the Baylor single-game school record with 427 passing yards.
• Florence is the first Baylor QB to throw for at least 400 yards since Blake Szymanski vs. Colorado in 2007 (410).
• Florence threw a career-high thre touchdowns -- tossing one more TD pass than he had entering the game (two).
• Pawelek remains in 24th place on the NCAA FBS career tackles list (392).
• Gettis moved into seventh place on Baylor's career receptions list (103).
• Gettis moved into ninth place on Baylor's career receiving yards list (1,416).
• Gettis tied career high with eight receptions.
• Wright moved into eighth place on Baylor's career receptions list (100).
• Wright set a career high in receiving yards (149).
• Wright recorded two touchdown receptions for second time in his career.
• Wright has seven games with at least four receptions this season.
• Baylor had two 100-yard receivers for the first time since Kansas in 2006 (Trent Shelton -- 106, and Dominique Zeigler, 122).
• PK Dary Stone made his two first career field goal attempts.
• Stone connected on a career-long 35-yard field goal in the third quarter.



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