Long Beach State vs. Baylor: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Long Beach State vs. Baylor: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Long Beach State 66
(19-14, 7-10 away)
Baylor 112
(19-14, 13-5 home)
Venue: Ferrell Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Long Beach State 34 32 66
Baylor 59 53 112
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Long Beach State K Gulley 13 E Garibay 5 M Caffey 4
Baylor B Heslip 26 R Gathers 9 A Walton 9

On a night when the Bears shot 63.5 percent from the floor, No. 7-seeded Long Beach State was trounced by No. 2-seeded Baylor 112-66 in the first round of the NIT. Long Beach State dug a hole early, down 59-34 at the break, and was never able to get back in the game. The 49ers were paced by Kris Gulley, who put up a career-high 13 points and four rebounds. James Ennis had 10 points. For the Bears, Brady Heslip finished with a game-high 26 points, including eight-of-11 shooting from three-point range. Long Beach State closes out the season with a 19-14 record. In the regular season, they finished first in the Big West with a 14-4 record in conference play.

Long Beach State Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 13:23 left to go.
  • The 49ers have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 33.3 percent or worse.
  • Long Beach State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 24 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 47 or more rebounds this season, Long Beach State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records four or more blocks this season, Long Beach State has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 16 or more free throws made this season, Long Beach State has lost 75 percent of the time (2-6).
  • LBSU set a season low for blocks (zero).
  • Long Beach State has been outshot by their opponents in three-point percentage for the past five games.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (seven).
  • James Ennis has 33 straight double-digit point games.

Baylor Game Notes

  • The bench recorded more rebounds (22) than the starters (20).
  • Rico Gathers has led the team in rebounding nine times in 33 games this season.
  • Gary Franklin set a career high with six assists.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Brady Heslip's career.
  • Pierre Jackson has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Pierre Jackson set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • Cory Jefferson has three straight double-digit point games.
LBSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Kris Gulley201341001
B+Keala King141220000
BEdgar Garibay16451100
C+Deng Deng13730001
C+James Ennis251012302
CTony Freeland251210201
C-Michael Caffey30314002
D+P. Pappageorge18201201
D+Dan Jennings18221103
-Nick Shepherd10120001
-Kyle Richardson8010001
-Gatete Djuma3010000
BAY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Taurean Prince121470001
A+Brady Heslip222632100
A+Cory Jefferson181580023
A+Pierre Jackson201136100
AIsaiah Austin261363121
ARico Gathers19890002
AGary Franklin281116001
B+A.J. Walton21229002
BL.J. Rose8014202
B-Deuce Bello151010002
C-Logan Lowery6210000
-Jacob Neubert5001000

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