Baylor Basketball

MBB: Baylor (9-5; 1-1) vs Kansas (13-2; 2-1) Preview & Game Thread

January 10, 2019
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Baylor (9-5; 1-1) hosts Kansas  (13-2; 1-1) at the Ferrell Center in Waco, TX Saturday January 12th at 3pm CST.  The game is televised on ESPN. 

KenPom Rankings

Kansas:  10 overall; 30 offensive efficiency; 7 defensive efficiency

Baylor:  52 overall; 115 offensive efficiency; 35 defensive efficiency

Prediction:  Kansas 70 Baylor 66


Coaches

Kansas:  Bill Self (56); 667-204 (460-99 at KU) 20 NCAAs; 13 Sweet 16s; 10 Elite 8s; 3 FFs; 1 NC

Baylor:  Scott Drew (48); 327-210 overall (307-199 at Baylor); 7 NCAAs; 4 Sweet 16s; 2 Elite 8s


Kansas Starters

PG:  Devon Dotson (FR) 6-2 185 lbs; 11 ppg; 3 asst; 3 reb; 50% FG; 39% 3pt; 80% FT

SG:  Quentin Grimes (FR) 6-5 210 lbs; 9 ppg; 2 reb; 2 asst; 42% FG; 30% 3pt; 63% FT

SF:  Marcus Garrett (SO); 6-5 195 lbs; 6 ppg; 4 reb; 3 asst; 34% FG; 18% 3pt; 66% FT

PF:  Lagerald Vick (SR); 6-5 190 lbs; 15 ppg; 4 reb; 47% FG; 43% 3pt; 70% FT

C:  Dedric Lawson (JR) 6-9 235 lbs; 20 ppg; 11 reb; 50% FG; 21% 3pt; 77% FT

Kansas Bench

G:  Ochai Agbaji (FR) 6-5 210 lbs; 7 ppg; 4 reb; 60% FG; 50% 3pt

F:  Mitch Lightfoot (JR); 6-8 225 lbs; 2 ppg; 2 reb; 57% FG; 60% FT

F:  KJ Lawson (SO) 6-8 210 lbs; 3 ppg; 2 reb; 48% FG; 33% 3pt; 73% FT


Baylor Starters

PG:  Makai Mason (SR) 6-1 180 lbs; 15 ppg; 3 reb; 3 asst; 44% FG; 33% 3pt; 83% FT

SG:  King McClure (SR) 6-3 215 lbs; 10 ppg; 5 reb; 2 asst; 2 st; 41% FG; 37% 3pt; 77% FT

SF:  Mario Kegler (SO) 6-7 230 lbs; 9 ppg; 7 reb; 1 blk; 37% FG; 8% 3pt; 64% FT

PF:  Mark Vital (SO) 6-5 230 lbs; 6 ppg; 7 reb; 2 asst; 45% FG; 23% 3pt; 42% FT

C:  Tristan Clark (SO) 6-9 250 lbs; 15 ppg; 6 reb; 2 blks; 74% FG; 25% 3pt; 67% FT

Baylor Bench

G:  Devonte Bandoo (JR) 6-3 195 lbs; 7 ppg; 2 reb; 45% FG; 34% 3pt; 95% FT

G:  Jared Butler (FR) 6-3 185 lbs; 7 ppg; 2 reb; 2 asst; 35% FG; 23% 3pt; 86% FT

F:  Matthew Mayer (FR) 6-9 200 lbs; 6 ppg; 2 reb; 34% FG; 35% 3pt; 69% FT

 
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