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Gameday Thread: #17 Baylor (14-5; 4-3) vs #9 Kansas (16-3; 5-2)

January 22, 2023
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#17 Baylor (14-5; 4-3)  hosts #9 Kansas (16-3; 5-2) in a Big Monday showdown in Waco at 8pm CST on January 23rd.  The game will be televised on ESPN.  

KenPom Prediction:  Baylor 76 Arkansas 72

Torvik Prediction:  Baylor 77 Arkansas 71

Evan Miyakawa Prediction:  Baylor 77 Arkansas 71


Coaches

Arkansas:   Eric Musselman (58); 197-68 (87-34 at Arkansas) 5 NCAAs; 3 Sweet 16s; 2 Elite 8s

Baylor:  Scott Drew (52); 434-238 overall (414-227 at Baylor); 10 NCAAs; 5 Sweet 16s; 3 Elite 8s; FF; 1 National Championship

Head to Head:  1-0 Drew

Last 6:  3-3


Arkansas Starters

Guard:  Anthony Black (FR) 6-7 200 lbs; 13 ppg; 5 reb; 4 asst; 2 st; 45% FG; 34% 3pt; 70% FT

Guard:  Davonte Davis (JR) 6-4 185 lbs; 10 ppg; 5 reb; 3 asst; 40% FG; 29% 3pt; 68% FT

Forward:  Ricky Council (JR) 6-6 205 lbs; 17 ppg; 3 reb; 2 asst; 46% FG; 28% 3pt; 79% FT

Forward:  Kamani Johnson (SR) 6-7 230 lbs; 3 ppg; 3 reb; 48% FG; 57% FT

Forward:  Makhi Mitchell (SR) 6-9 230 lbs; 8 ppg; 6 reb; 64% FG; 62% FT

Arkansas Bench

Guard:  Derrian Ford (FR) 6-3 205 lbs; 1 ppg; 1 reb; 44% FG; 100% FT

Forward:  Jordan Walsh (FR) 6-7 205 lbs; 7 ppg; 4 reb; 45% FG; 28% 3pt; 67% FT

Forward:  Jalen Graham (SR) 6-9 225 lbs; 5 ppg; 2 reb; 71% FG; 53% FT



Baylor Starters

Guard:  Adam Flagler (SR) 6-3 185 lbs; 16 ppg; 2 reb; 5 asst; 43% FG; 44% 3pt; 82% FT

Guard:  LJ Cryer (JR) 6-1 190 lbs; 14 ppg; 2 reb; 2 asst; 46% FG; 40% 3pt; 82% FT

Guard:  Keyonte George (FR) 6-4 185 lbs; 17 ppg; 5 reb; 3 asst; 38% FG; 34% 3pt; 79% FT

Forward:  Jalen Bridges (JR) 6-7 225 lbs; 10 ppg; 6 reb; 1 blk; 51% FG; 26% 3pt; 77% FT

Forward:  Flo Thamba (SR) 6-10 250 lbs; 5 ppg; 5 reb; 1 blk; 60% FG; 61% FT

Baylor Bench

Forward:  Caleb Lohner (JR) 6-8 235 lbs; 4 ppg; 4 reb; 54% FG; 27% 3pt; 67% FT

Guard:  Langston Love (FR) 6-5 210 lbs; 7 ppg; 2 reb; 41% FG; 33% 3pt; 85% FT

Forward:  Joshua Ojianwuna (FR) 6-10 235 lbs; 6 ppg; 4 reb; 1 blk; 64% FG; 70% FT

Discussion from...

Gameday Thread: #17 Baylor (14-5; 4-3) vs #9 Kansas (16-3; 5-2)

15,776 Views | 211 Replies | Last: 15 days ago by whitetrash
MrGolfguy
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Just win Bears!
Well, I ain't no camel!
william
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go bears!

- kkm

beat the 'hawks!
Fre3dombear
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Lmao. Love the subtle "5 level 1 violations" noted for completeness

Lolol. Laughing so hard

Well done
vanillabryce
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He earned it!
SicEmBU
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Fre3dombear said:

Lmao. Love the subtle "5 level 1 violations" noted for completeness

Lolol. Laughing so hard

Well done
I got a good chuckle out of it too!
Jayman1963
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Mizzou got smoked by KU but you gotta love the football coach supporting the basketball team with some pretty funny stuff!


Oldbear83
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Winning tonight would be huge for Baylor.
That which does not kill me, will try again and get nastier
boognish_bear
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IowaBear
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Nothing better than a big time Big Monday game. Huge chance for the Bears tonight!
historian
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Isn't tonight the Immortal 10 game?

Has that ever been vs Kansas?
boognish_bear
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historian
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This appears to be aimed at the general public:

boognish_bear
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Dunkmaster 5000

Fre3dombear
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The only guy to ever have his own sports center top 10

Vs Texas no less
gobears20
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Staff
CutTheTVoff
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Anyone watching on a live stream?
historian
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Yes
Baylor is looking very good
Cryer might be playing his best game if the season
historian
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I liked the McD commercial with the duet from Lakme.
historian
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Bridges!!!!!
historian
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Defense!!!
Johnny Bear
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Johnny Bear
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Out to a great start!!
ImABearToo
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"Flagler is a stud!"
“Life is short, eat desert first!”
historian
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That was some pretty good hustle from Caleb
historian
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Josh!!!'
historian
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Cryer!!!
vanillabryce
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Our dudes came to play
ImABearToo
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KG, the stage is yours. Show those 18 NBA scouts and large tv audience your stuff. Flag and LJ need you to join the scoring.
“Life is short, eat desert first!”
Quinton
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Still looks off / sick. Either way has to find that push
ImABearToo
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Agree. He's gotta get in the action. Surely with his pedigree the moment isn't too big for him.
“Life is short, eat desert first!”
ImABearToo
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2 fouls on Bridges?
“Life is short, eat desert first!”
vanillabryce
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Keep feeding LJ
historian
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Cryer is on fire!!!
ImABearToo
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LJJJJJJJ
“Life is short, eat desert first!”
BearlySpeaking
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Baylor is starting to roll over the several last games!
 
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