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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

 
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