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No. 1 Baylor (21-1; 10-0) at UT (14-9; 4-6) Preview & Game Thread

February 9, 2020
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#1 Baylor (21-1; 10-0) travels to Austin to take on Texas (14-9; 4-6) Monday February 10th at 8pm CST. The game will be televised on ESPN.

KenPom/NET Rankings

Texas:  64 overall; 129 offensive efficiency; 46 defensive efficiency; 66 NET

Baylor:  4 overall; 16 offensive efficiency; 4 defensive efficiency; 3 NET

Prediction:  Baylor 66 Texas 59


Coaches

Texas:  Shaka Smart (42); 248-131 (85-75 at Texas) 7 NCAAs; 1 Sweet 16; 1 Elite 8; 1 Final 4

Baylor:  Scott Drew (49); 359-220 overall (339-209 at Baylor); 8 NCAAs; 4 Sweet 16s; 2 Elite 8s


Texas Starters

PG:  Matt Coleman (JR) 6-2 180 lbs; 13 ppg; 3 reb; 4 asst; 45% FG; 41% 3pt; 76% FT

*SG:  Jase Febres (JR); 6-5 180 lbs; 9 ppg; 2 reb; 37% FG; 37% 3pt; 79% FT

SF:  Courtney Ramey (SO) 6-3 185 lbs; 10 ppg; 4 reb; 3 asst; 40% FG; 30% 3pt; 70% FT

PF:  Kameka Hepa (SO); 6-9 225 lbs; 3 ppg; 2 reb; 1 blk; 43% FG; 34% 3pt; 100% FT

C:  Jericho Sims (JR) 6-9 240 lbs; 10 ppg; 8 reb; 1 blk; 66% FG; 59% FT

Texas Bench

G:  Andrew Jones (SO) 6-4 185 lbs; 11 ppg; 2 reb; 2 asst; 41% FG; 38% 3pt; 71% FT

F:  Royce Hamm (JR) 6-8 240 lbs; 2 ppg; 2 reb; 47% FG; 81% FT

*F:  Kai Jones (FR) 6-11 210 lbs; 3 ppg; 3 reb; 1 blk; 47% FG; 53% FT

F:  Donovan Williams (FR) 6-6 180 lbs; 3 ppg; 1 reb; 39% FG; 24% 3pt; 83% FT


Baylor Starters

PG:  Davion Mitchell (R-SO) 6-2 195 lbs; 10 ppg; 3 reb; 3 asst; 2 st; 42% FG; 33% 3pt; 67% FT

SG:  Jared Butler (SO) 6-3 185 lbs; 15 ppg; 3 reb; 3 asst; 2 st; 42% FG; 37% 3pt; 81% FT

SF:  Macio Teague (JR) 6-3 195 lbs; 15ppg; 5 reb; 2 asst; 41% FG; 36% 3pt; 81% FT

PF:  Mark Vital (JR) 6-5 230 lbs; 6 ppg; 6 reb; 2 asst; 2 steals; 1 blk; 45% FG; 44% FT

C:  Freddie Gillespie (SR) 6-9 245 lbs; 10 ppg; 9 reb; 2 blk; 57% FG; 71% FT

Baylor Bench

G:  Devonte Bandoo (SR) 6-3 195 lbs; 8 ppg; 4 reb; 2 asst; 40% FG; 41% 3pt; 71% FT

F:  Matt Mayer (SO) 6-9 210 lbs; 4 ppg; 2 reb; 35% FG; 43% 3pt; 60% FT

F:  Tristan Clark (JR) 6-10 250 lbs; 4 ppg; 2 reb; 47% FG; 69% FT

*suffered injuries in Saturday’s game (Febres- knee; Jones- ankle); status for Baylor unknown.  Gerald Liddell (Texas) doubtful with back injury.  Hepa returned vs TT (ankle) after missing 2 weeks.


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