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Cool Stats Following Baylor’s 26 Point Win over TCU

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NCAA Basketball: Baylor at Oklahoma Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

Baylor just beat TCU by 26 points. Here are some fun stats:

*Baylor’s 26 point win over TCU is the Horned Frogs worst loss since January 13, 2016. The Horned Frogs opponent that day: Baylor.

*Jamie Dixon has coached 543 games. Baylor’s 26 point win is his worst margin of defeat. Tonight edged out Dayton’s 25 point win over his Pitt Panthers in 2008.

*Baylor has won their last two games by 56 points. Both of their opponents entered those games ranked in the top 30 on KenPom and had top 35 defenses.

*Makai Mason’s 9-of-12 mark from three matched Brady Heslip’s mark from deep against Colorado in the round of 32 in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

*Baylor is in first place in the Big 12. This is the latest in the season that Baylor has been in first place in the league since February 8, 2012. That team made the Elite Eight.

*The Bears have won five straight games against conference teams (includes Big 12 Tournament) for the fourth time this decade. The Bears also did that in 2010, 2014 and 2018.

*Baylor jumped from 50th in adjusted offensive efficiency to 29th. The Bears have been top 25 in 7-of-9 seasons this decade. Only Duke and Kentucky have more top 25 offensive seasons.

*The Bears have an adjusted offensive efficiency of 115.4 in Big 12 play. The gap between Baylor and the Big 12’s second most efficient offense (Texas) is bigger than the gap between Texas and the Big 12’s eighth most efficient offense.

*Among power six schools (Big East is the league added to the football power five), only Tennessee and Villanova have better adjusted offensive efficiencies during league play.

*Sic ‘Em!