2012–13 Baylor Bears basketball team

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2012–13 Baylor Bears men's basketball
Baylor Athletics logo.svg
National Invitation Tournament Champions
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
2012–13 record23–14 (9–9 Big 12)
Head coachScott Drew (10th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaFerrell Center
Seasons
2012–13 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Kansas 14 4   .778     31 6   .838
#12 Kansas State 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
#17 Oklahoma State 13 5   .722     24 9   .727
Iowa State 11 7   .611     23 12   .657
Oklahoma 11 7   .611     20 12   .625
Baylor 9 9   .500     23 14   .622
Texas 7 11   .389     16 18   .471
West Virginia 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Texas Tech 3 15   .167     11 20   .355
TCU 2 16   .111     11 21   .344
2013 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 Baylor Bears men's basketball team represented Baylor University in the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was head coach Scott Drew's tenth season at Baylor. The Bears competed in the Big 12 Conference and played their home games at the Ferrell Center. They finished the season 23–14, 9–9 in Big 12 play to finish in sixth place. They lost in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament to Oklahoma State. They were invited to the 2013 NIT where they defeated Long Beach State, Arizona State, Providence, BYU, and Iowa enrout to become the 2013 NIT champions.

Pre-season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Perry Jones III 1 F 6'11" 235 Sophomore Duncanville, Texas Entered 2012 NBA Draft; Selected 1st Round, pick #28 by Oklahoma City Thunder [1]
Fred Ellis 3 G 6'6" 220 Senior Sacramento, California Graduated
Quincy Acy 4 F 6'7" 225 Senior Mesquite, Texas Graduated; Entered 2012 NBA Draft; Selected 2nd Round, pick #27 by Toronto Raptors [2]
Quincy Miller 30 F 6'9" 210 Freshman Chicago, Illinois Entered 2012 NBA Draft; Selected 2nd Round, pick #38 by Denver Nuggets [3]
Anthony Jones 41 F 6'10" 190 Senior Houston, TX Graduated

Recruits[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Isaiah Austin
C
Arlington, TX Grace Preparatory Academy 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Aug 9, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 97
Rico Gathers
PF
Reserve, LA Riverside Academy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Feb 6, 2010 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 96
L. J. Rose
PG
Houston, TX Westbury Christian 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sep 3, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 94
Chad Rykhoek
C
Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth Christian 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sep 20, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 91
Taurean Waller-Prince
PF
San Antonio, TX Warren 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) May 14, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 89
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 4   Rivals: 5  ESPN: 5
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "Baylor 2012 Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
  • "2012 Baylor Basketball Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
  • "ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
  • "2012 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.

Coaching[edit]

Roster[edit]

Source[4]

2012–13 Baylor Bears men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 L. J. Rose 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Westbury Houston, TX
F 2 Rico Gathers 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Riverside Academy LaPlace, LA
G 4 Gary Franklin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Jr Mater Dei
California
Santa Ana, CA
G 5 Brady Heslip 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Jr New Hampton Prep
Boston College
Burlington, ON
G 10 Allex Austin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr San Marcos San Marcos, TX
F/C 11 J'mison Morgan 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) RS Sr South Oak Cliff
UCLA
Dallas, TX
G 14 Deuce Bello 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Westchester Country Day School Greensboro, NC
F/C 15 Chad Rykhoek 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Fr Ft. Worth Christian Ft. Worth, TX
F 20 Logan Lowery 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS So Kingwood
Centenary
Kingwood, TX
C 21 Isaiah Austin 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Grace Prep Arlington, TX
G 22 A. J. Walton 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Hall Little Rock, AR
F 23 Jacob Neubert 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Sr Midway Waco, TX
F 34 Cory Jefferson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Killeen Killeen, TX
F 35 Taurean Prince 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Earl Warren San Antonio, TX
G 55 Pierre Jackson 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Desert Pines
College of Southern Idaho
Las Vegas, NV
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Final 
AP Poll 19 19 16 24 RV  
Coaches Poll[5] 18 18 17 21 RV

Schedule and results[edit]

Source

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/25/2012*
7:00 PM
No. 19 Abilene Christian W 103–75 
Ferrell Center (6,568)
Waco, TX
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
4:00 PM, FSSW
No. 19 Lehigh W 99–77  1–0
Ferrell Center (6,568)
Waco, TX
11/11/2012*
4:00 PM, FSSW
No. 19 Jackson State W 78–47  2–0
Ferrell Center (5,846)
Waco, TX
11/15/2012*
2:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 16 vs. Boston College
Charleston Classic Quarterfinals
W 84–74  3–0
TD Arena (2,686)
Charleston, SC
11/16/2012*
11:30 AM, ESPNU
No. 16 vs. Colorado
Charleston Classic semifinals
L 58–60  3–1
TD Arena (3,177)
Charleston, SC
11/18/2012*
4:30 PM, ESPNU
No. 16 vs. St. John's
Charleston Classic 3rd place game
W 97–78  4–1
TD Arena (3,291)
Charleston, SC
11/24/2012*
8:00 PM, ESPN3
No. 24 College of Charleston
Charleston Classic
L 59–63  4–2
Ferrell Center (5,768)
Waco, TX
12/01/2012*
11:30 AM, CBS
at No. 8 Kentucky W 64–55  5–2
Rupp Arena (24,192)
Lexington, KY
12/04/2012*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
Northwestern L 70–74  5–3
Ferrell Center (6,532)
Waco, TX
12/12/2012*
8:30 PM, FSSW+
Lamar W 85–68  6–3
Ferrell Center (5,688)
Waco, TX
12/17/2012*
7:00 PM, FSSW
USC Upstate W 73–57  7–3
Ferrell Center (6,639)
Waco, TX
12/21/2012*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
BYU W 79–64  8–3
Ferrell Center (7,239)
Waco, TX
12/28/2012*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at No. 13 Gonzaga L 87–94  8–4
McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
Spokane, WA
01/05/2013
1:00 PM, ESPNU
Texas W 86–79 OT 9–4
(1–0)
Ferrell Center (7,749)
Waco, TX
01/08/2013
6:00 PM, ESPN2
at Texas Tech W 82–48  10–4
(2–0)
United Spirit Arena (6,385)
Lubbock, TX
01/12/2013
5:00 PM, FSSW
TCU W 51–40  11–4
(3–0)
Ferrell Center (7,753)
Waco, TX
01/14/2013
8:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 4 Kansas L 44–61  11–5
(3–1)
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
01/19/2013*
2:00 PM, FSSW
Hardin-Simmons W 107–38  12–5
Ferrell Center (6,647)
Waco, TX
01/21/2013
4:30 PM, ESPN
Oklahoma State W 64–54  13–5
(4–1)
Ferrell Center (8,039)
Waco, TX
01/26/2013
3:00 PM, Big 12 Network
at TCU W 82–56  14–5
(5–1)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (6,277)
Fort Worth, TX
01/30/2013
6:00 PM, ESPNU
Oklahoma L 71–74  14–6
(5–2)
Ferrell Center (6,533)
Waco, TX
02/02/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN2
at Iowa State L 71–79  14–7
(5–3)
Hilton Coliseum (14,376)
Ames, IA
02/06/2013
6:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 22 Oklahoma State L 67–69 OT 14–8
(5–4)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (7,547)
Stillwater, OK
02/09/2013
3:00 PM, Big 12 Network
Texas Tech W 75–48  15–8
(6–4)
Ferrell Center (7,750)
Waco, TX
02/13/2013
8:00 PM, ESPN2
West Virginia W 80–60  16–8
(7–4)
Ferrell Center (6,573)
Waco, TX
02/16/2013
6:00 PM, ESPNU
at No. 10 Kansas State L 61–81  16–9
(7–5)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
02/20/2013
8:00 PM, ESPNU
Iowa State L 82–87  16–10
(7–6)
Ferrell Center (6,293)
Waco, TX
02/23/2013
4:00 PM, ESPNU
at Oklahoma L 76–90  16–11
(7–7)
Lloyd Noble Center (12,199)
Norman, OK
02/27/2013
7:00 PM, Big 12 Network
at West Virginia W 65–62  17–11
(8–7)
WVU Coliseum (6,588)
Morgantown, WV
03/02/2013
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 13 Kansas State L 61–64  17–12
(8–8)
Ferrell Center (9,656)
Waco, TX
03/04/2013
8:00 PM, ESPN
at Texas L 70–79  17–13
(8–9)
Frank Erwin Center (10,351)
Austin, TX
03/09/2013
5:00 PM, ESPN
No. 4 Kansas W 81–58  18–13
(9–9)
Ferrell Center (9,695)
Waco, TX
2013 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
03/14/2013
8:30 PM, Big 12 Network/ESPN3
vs. No. 14 Oklahoma State
Quarterfinals
L 72–74  18–14
Sprint Center (17,257)
Kansas City, MO
2013 NIT
03/20/2013*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. (2) (7) Long Beach State
First Round
W 112–66  19–14
Ferrell Center (4,034)
Waco, TX
03/22/2013*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. (2) (3) Arizona State
Second Round
W 89–86  20–14
Ferrell Center (4,562)
Waco, TX
03/27/2013*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. (2) (4) Providence
Quarterfinals
W 79–68  21–14
Ferrell Center (4,544)
Waco, TX
04/02/2013*
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. (2) vs. (3) BYU
Semifinals
W 76–70  22–14
Madison Square Garden (10,009)
New York, NY
04/04/2013*
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. (2) vs. (3) Iowa
Championship
W 74–54  23–14
Madison Square Garden (5,301)
New York, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time. (#) during NIT is Seed within Region.

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