Baylor vs. Texas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Baylor vs. Texas: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Baylor 70
(17-13, 6-7 away)
Texas 79
(14-16, 13-5 home)
Venue: Frank C. Erwin, Jr., Special Events Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 04, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Baylor 34 36 70
Texas 36 43 79
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Baylor P Jackson 22 C Jefferson 8 P Jackson 8
Texas S McClellan 23 M Kabongo 6 M Kabongo 8

On Monday, Mar. 4, Texas came out on top against Baylor 79-70 in Big 12 play. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. The Longhorns were led by Myck Kabongo, who put up 19 points and eight assists (6 Reb 3 Stl). Ioannis Papapetrou had a season-high 18 points and added four rebounds. For the Bears, Pierre Jackson finished with a team-high 22 points and eight assists. Texas (14-15, 6-10 Big 12) travels to Texas Tech (10-18, 3-14 Big 12) on Saturday, Mar. 9.

Texas Game Notes

  • The last time Texas started the season 14-16 was 1997.
  • Texas beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 15th time this season the Longhorns have beaten the spread.
  • Texas has won every game this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.0 percent or better.
  • The Longhorns have won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after recording 79 or more total points.
  • Texas set a season low for turnovers (eight).
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Texas has a 8.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Sheldon McClellan and Myck Kabongo) accounted for 53.1 percent of the points.
  • Sheldon McClellan has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 30 games this season.
  • Myck Kabongo has led the team in rebounding in three out of 30 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Sheldon McClellan's career.

Baylor Game Notes

  • Pierre Jackson accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin) accounted for 48.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Pierre Jackson has led the team in scoring 18 times in 30 games this season.
  • Cory Jefferson has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the 18th 20-point game of Pierre Jackson's career.
  • Pierre Jackson has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Isaiah Austin has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Gary Franklin set career highs with a 100 percent field goal percentage and a 100 percent three-point percentage.
BAY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Pierre Jackson392238102
B+Isaiah Austin371560101
BCory Jefferson25782030
B-Rico Gathers15630000
B-Deuce Bello20741113
C+Gary Franklin22900000
D+A.J. Walton26222002
DBrady Heslip13200000
-L.J. Rose3001000
TEX PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Myck Kabongo381968301
AI. Papapetrou331842031
ACameron Ridley19852102
AS. McClellan262310001
C+Julien Lewis17521000
C+Jonathan Holmes20330100
CPrince Ibeh11030020
CConnor Lammert13220001
C-D. Holland19131101
-Javan Felix4001001

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