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Kansas vs Baylor Open Game Thread

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Kansas vs Baylor Open Game Thread

THE SERIES
The Kansas-Baylor series dates back to 1951 with the Jayhawks leading 20-4. The series is tied at 2-2 in the last four meeting as Baylor's wins have been away from Allen Fieldhouse: 81-72 in the semifinals of the 2012 Big 12 Championship in Kansas City, Mo., and 81-58 last season in the regular-season finale for both teams in Waco, Texas. The Jayhawks are 8-2 versus the Bears in games played in Waco with every meeting in the Ferrell Center. Since the inception of the Big 12, KU is 18-4 versus BU: 18-2 in regular-season play and 0-2 in the Big 12 Championship. Kansas head coach Bill Self is 12-4 all-time against Baylor, including 12-3 while at Kansas, while Baylor's Scott Drew is 3-12 versus Kansas.

Earlier this season, Kansas defeated Baylor, 78-68, on Jan. 20, in Allen Fieldhouse to become the fourth-straight ranked opponent KU defeated in 2013-14. KU's Perry Ellis led the Jayhawks with 18 points, while Andrew Wiggins added 17 and seven rebounds and Joel Embiid scored 12 points. Kansas shot 57.5 percent from the field for the game and led 37-35 at intermission. BU's Brady Heslip led all scorers with 19 points, including six three-pointers. Current KU players' stats versus Baylor are on the last page of the KU game notes.

Game 22: No. 8/9 Kansas at Baylor
Time 6 p.m.
Location Waco, Texas
Arena Ferrell Center (10,284)
Series Kansas leads, 20-4
Television ESPN2
Jon Sciambi (Play-by-Play)
Jimmy Dykes (Analyst)
Jeff Goodman (Sidelines)
Radio Jayhawk Radio Network
Affiliate List
Online: Jayhawk Digital Passport
Live Stats Baylor lives stats
Notes Kansas
Baylor
Big 12 Conference (2.3.14)