8:00 PM ET, January 10, 2012
Fred Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kansas
MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Baylor coach Scott Drew isn't oblivious to criticism -- no matter how spotless the record or high the ranking.After some had questioned his team's toughness, Drew was thrilled with the way the fourth-ranked Bears responded against no. 18 Kansas State on Tuesday night.Perry Jones III scored 17 points and Baylor held the Wildcats to one basket over the final 5 minutes for a 75-73 win.
King: Bears star is tough enough
Criticized for being soft, Perry Jones III rose to the occasion in Baylor's hard-fought win over Kansas State, Jason King writes. Blog
Division I Unbeaten Teams
After Tuesday's games, three of the 345 Division I teams remain unbeaten.
|No. 1 Syracuse||17-0|
|No. 4 Baylor||15-0|
|No. 14 Murray State||16-0|
One key reason for Baylor's 16-0 start has been the Bears' performance on the road and at neutral sites. Baylor is a combined 7-0 so far this season, compared to 3-10 last season.
Baylor Last 2 Seasons
Road and Neutral Games
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||29-54 (.537)||25-50 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-16 (.375)||5-14 (.357)|
|FT Made-Attempted||11-15 (.733)||18-23 (.783)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||27 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|