Baylor vs. Kansas: Recap and Stats

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Baylor vs. Kansas: Recap and Stats
Baylor 44
(11-5, 4-2 away)
(6) Kansas 61
(15-1, 13-1 home)
Venue: Allen Fieldhouse
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Baylor 20 24 44
Kansas 33 28 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Baylor P Jackson 18 I Austin 8 P Jackson 6
Kansas B McLemore 16 J Withey 8 E Johnson 5

No. 4 Kansas squared off with Baylor on Monday, January 14th and won big over the Bears 61-44 in Big 12 play. Ben McLemore played brilliantly for the Jayhawks and put up a game-high 17 points and eight rebounds. Kevin Young had four points and added seven rebounds. Rico Gathers got six points and 13 rebounds for the Bears. Kansas (14-1, 3-0 Big 12) gets Texas (8-8, 0-3 Big 12) on the road on Saturday, January 19th.

Kansas Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:30 left to go.
  • Kansas started 15-1 during the 2009, 2004, 2000, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Baylor extended the Kansas winning streak to 14 games.
  • KU beat the spread by 6.5 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Jayhawks have beaten the spread.
  • KU set a season low for field goal percentage.
  • The Jayhawks have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 14 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--KU has a 20.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Ben McLemore and Elijah Johnson) accounted for 47.5% of the points.
  • Ben McLemore has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 16 games this season.
  • Travis Releford has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ben McLemore has 4 straight double-digit point games.

Baylor Game Notes

  • Baylor lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Isaiah Austin accounted for 34.0% of the team's points.
  • Rico Gathers accounted for 32.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Rico Gathers has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 16 games this season.
  • Isaiah Austin recorded the 7th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Isaiah Austin has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Isaiah Austin recorded a double-double. It was the 6th of his career.
  • Pierre Jackson has 16 straight double-digit point games.
  • Rico Gathers recorded the 3rd double-digit rebound game of his career.
BAY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ARico Gathers226130131
AIsaiah Austin3615110124
BPierre Jackson351054104
CGary Franklin18510200
C-A.J. Walton30710214
C-Cory Jefferson20050000
D+Deuce Bello19111101
D-Brady Heslip17000000
-L.J. Rose3001000
KU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ben McLemore341782322
AKevin Young19471120
B+Perry Ellis21672122
BTravis Releford351052213
BJamari Traylor7230030
BJeff Withey33861132
B-Elijah Johnson251231102
DNaadir Tharpe23211103
-A. White III3010000

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