7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2012
Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas
Baylor takes care of Texas A&M in Big 12 opener to stay undefeated
WACO, Texas -- With its highest ranking ever and already with the best start in school history, Baylor (No. 5 ESPN/USA Today, No. 4 AP) opened Big 12 play accomplishing another first.Perry Jones III had 14 points with 12 rebounds, and the Bears remained undefeated with a 61-52 victory over Texas A&M on Monday night for their first 14-game winning streak in school history.After moving up two spots to No. 4 in the new Associated Press poll earlier Monday, the Bears (14-0) scored the first eight points of the game and lead throughout against the Aggies (9-4)."I make sure, being the captain of the team, that we don't pay attention to that," senior Quincy Acy said. "It's good to have it, but we want more. ... Just make sure that we don't pay attention to that, and we go out every night and play like we have something to lose."
Division I Unbeaten Teams
After Monday's games, four of the 345 Division I teams remain unbeaten.
|• No. 1 Syracuse||• No. 5 Baylor|
|• No. 6 Mizzou||• No. 18 Murray St.|
|*Rankings from ESPN/USA Today poll|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||18-63 (.286)||20-51 (.392)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-25 (.280)||2-12 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-13 (.692)||19-24 (.792)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||20 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|