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2013–14 Baylor Bears basketball team

The 2013–14 Baylor Bears basketball team represented Baylor University in the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. This was head coach Scott Drew's eleventh season at Baylor. The Bears competed in the Big 12 Conference and played their home games at the Ferrell Center. They finished the season 26–12, 9–9 in Big 12 play to finish in a tie for sixth place. They advanced to the championship game of the Big 12 Tournament where they lost to Iowa State. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they defeated Nebraska and Creighton to advance to the Sweet Sixteen where they lost to Wisconsin.

2013–14 Baylor Bears men's basketball
Baylor Athletics logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Sweet Sixteen
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18т
APNo. 23
2013–14 record26–12 (9–9 Big 12)
Head coachScott Drew (11th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaFerrell Center
Seasons
2013–14 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#10 Kansas 14 4   .778     25 10   .714
#21 Oklahoma 12 6   .667     23 10   .697
#9 Iowa State 11 7   .611     28 8   .778
Texas 11 7   .611     24 11   .686
Kansas State 10 8   .556     20 13   .606
#23 Baylor 9 9   .500     26 12   .684
West Virginia 9 9   .500     17 16   .515
Oklahoma State 8 10   .444     21 13   .618
Texas Tech 6 12   .333     14 18   .438
TCU 0 18   .000     9 22   .290
2014 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

Pre-seasonEdit

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
J'mison Morgan 11 F/C 6'11" 250 Senior Dallas, Texas Graduated
Deuce Bello 14 G 6'4" 185 Sophomore Greensboro, North Carolina Transferred to Missouri
A. J. Walton 22 G 6'1" 185 Senior Little Rock, Arkansas Graduated
Jacob Neubert 23 F 6'5" 200 Senior Waco, Texas Graduated
Pierre Jackson 55 G 5'10" 180 Senior Las Vegas, Nevada Graduated; Entered 2013 NBA Draft; Selected 2nd Round, Pick #42 by Philadelphia 76ers

RosterEdit

Source[1]

2013–14 Baylor Bears men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 00 Royce O'Neale 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Harker Heights
Denver
Killeen, TX
G 1 Kenny Chery 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Archbishop Carroll (D.C.)
State Fair CC
Montreal
F 2 Rico Gathers 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 270 lb (122 kg) So Riverside Academy LaPlace, LA
G 4 Gary Franklin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Sr Mater Dei
California
Santa Ana, CA
G 5 Brady Heslip 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Sr New Hampton Prep
Boston College
Burlington, ON
F 12 Johnathan Motley 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr North Shore Houston, TX
F/C 15 Chad Rykhoek 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 230 lb (104 kg) RS Fr Ft. Worth Christian Ft. Worth, TX
F 20 Logan Lowery 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr Kingwood
Centenary
Kingwood, TX
C 21 Isaiah Austin 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Grace Prep Arlington, TX
G/F 24 Ish Wainwright 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Fr Montrose Christian (MD) Kansas City, MO
F 25 Allerik Freeman 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Findlay Prep Charlotte, NC
F 34 Cory Jefferson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Killeen Killeen, TX
F 35 Taurean Prince 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Earl Warren San Antonio, TX
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

RankingsEdit

Ranking movement
Legend: ██ Improvement in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. RV=Received votes.
Poll Pre 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Final
AP 25 23 20 18 20 14 12 11 9 7 12 24 NR NR NR NR NR NR RV 23 N/A
Coaches RV 25 21 17 20 18 15 12 11 9 13 23 RV NR NR NR RV NR RV RV 18т

Schedule and resultsEdit

[2][3]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
11/08/2013*
9:00 pm, FSSW
No. 25 vs. Colorado W 72–60  1–0
American Airlines Center (5,207)
Dallas, TX
11/12/2013*
2:00 pm, ESPN
No. 23 South Carolina
ESPN Tip-Off Marathon
W 66–64  2–0
Ferrell Center (5,706)
Waco, TX
11/17/2013*
4:00 pm, FSSW
No. 23 Louisiana–Lafayette
Maui on the Mainland
W 87–68  3–0
Ferrell Center (5,290)
Waco, TX
11/20/2013*
6:00 pm, FSSW
No. 20 Charleston Southern W 69–64  4–0
Ferrell Center (5,185)
Waco, TX
11/25/2013*
8:30 pm, ESPNU
No. 18 at Chaminade
Maui Invitational 1st Round
W 93–77  5–0
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/26/2013*
8:30 pm, ESPN
No. 18 vs. Dayton
Maui Invitational Semifinals
W 67–66  6–0
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/27/2013*
9:00 pm, ESPN
No. 18 vs. No. 8 Syracuse
Maui Invitational Championship
L 67–74  6–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
12/01/2013*
2:00 pm, FSSW
No. 18 Hardin–Simmons W 104–59  7–1
Ferrell Center (5,159)
Waco, TX
12/06/2013*
8:00 pm, ESPN
No. 20 vs. No. 3 Kentucky
Big 12/SEC Challenge
W 67–62  8–1
AT&T Stadium (12,818)
Arlington, TX
12/18/2013*
8:30 pm, FSSW+
No. 12 Northwestern State W 91–84 OT 9–1
Ferrell Center (5,667)
Waco, TX
12/22/2013*
4:00 pm, FSSW
No. 12 Southern W 81–56  10–1
Ferrell Center (5,562)
Waco, TX
12/30/2013*
7:00 pm, FSSW+
No. 9 Oral Roberts W 81–55  11–1
Ferrell Center (8,037)
Waco, TX
01/03/2014*
7:00 pm, FSSW+
No. 9 Savannah State W 80–50  12–1
Ferrell Center (5,685)
Waco, TX
Big 12 regular season
01/07/2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 7 at No. 9 Iowa State L 87–72  12–2
(0–1)
Hilton Coliseum (14,384)
Ames, IA
01/11/2014
12:30 pm, B12N
No. 7 TCU W 88–62  13–2
(1–1)
Ferrell Center (7,573)
Waco, TX
01/15/2014
8:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 12 at Texas Tech L 82–72  13–3
(1–2)
United Spirit Arena (9,516)
Lubbock, TX
01/18/2014
1:00 pm, ESPN
No. 12 No. 25 Oklahoma L 66–64  13–4
(1–3)
Ferrell Center (8,544)
Waco, TX
01/20/2014
8:00 pm, ESPN
No. 24 at No. 8 Kansas L 78–68  13–5
(1–4)
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
01/25/2014
12:30 pm, B12N
No. 24 Texas L 74–60  13–6
(1–5)
Ferrell Center (8,052)
Waco, TX
01/28/2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
West Virginia L 66–64  13–7
(1–6)
Ferrell Center (5,529)
Waco, TX
02/01/2014
1:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 8 Oklahoma State W 76–70  14–7
(2–6)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (11,500)
Stillwater, OK
02/04/2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 8 Kansas L 52–69  14–8
(2–7)
Ferrell Center (8,305)
Waco, TX
02/08/2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
at No. 21 Oklahoma L 72–88  14–9
(2–8)
Lloyd Noble Center (13,112)
Norman, OK
02/12/2014
6:00 pm, ESPNU
at TCU W 91–58  15–9
(3–8)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (4,705)
Fort Worth, TX
02/15/2014
6:00 pm, ESPNU
Kansas State W 87–73 2OT 16–9
(4–8)
Ferrell Center (7,556)
Waco, TX
02/17/2014
6:00 pm, ESPN
Oklahoma State W 70-64 OT 17–9
(5–8)
Ferrell Center (6,517)
Waco, TX
02/22/2014
12:30 pm, B12N
at West Virginia W 88-75  18–9
(6–8)
WVU Coliseum (11,843)
Morgantown, WV
02/26/2014
8:00 pm, ESPNU
at No. 24 Texas L 69-74  18–10
(6–9)
Frank Erwin Center (12,471)
Austin, TX
03/01/2014
12:30 pm, B12N
Texas Tech W 59-49  19–10
(7–9)
Ferrell Center (8,827)
Waco, TX
03/04/2014
6:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 16 Iowa State W 74-61  20–10
(8–9)
Ferrell Center (8,502)
Waco, TX
03/08/2014
12:30 pm, B12N
at Kansas State W 76-74  21–10
(9–9)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,528)
Manhattan, KS
Big 12 Tournament
03/12/2014
8:30 pm, B12N
vs. (10) TCU
First round
W 76–68  22–10
Sprint Center (18,972)
Kansas City, MO
03/13/2014
6:00 pm, B12N
vs. No. 17 (2) Oklahoma
Quarterfinals
W 78–73  23–10
Sprint Center (18,972)
Kansas City, MO
03/14/2014
8:30 pm, ESPNU
vs. (3) Texas
Semifinals
W 86–69  24–10
Sprint Center (18,972)
Kansas City, MO
03/15/2014
8:00 pm, ESPN
vs. No. 16 (4) Iowa State
Championship
L 65-74  24–11
Sprint Center (18,972)
Kansas City, MO
NCAA Tournament
03/21/2014*
11:40 am, truTV
No. 23 (W 6) vs. (W 11) Nebraska
Second round
W 74–60  25–11
AT&T Center (12,895)
San Antonio, TX
03/23/2014*
6:45 pm, truTV
No. 23 (W 6) vs. No. 16 (W 3) Creighton
Third round
W 85–55  26–11
AT&T Center (13,431)
San Antonio, TX
03/27/2014*
6:47 pm, TBS
No. 23 (W 6) vs. No. 12 (W 2) Wisconsin
Sweet Sixteen
L 52–69  26–12
Honda Center (17,773)
Anaheim, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll, (#) is seed within region W=West. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.baylorbears.com/sports/m-baskbl/mtt/bay-m-baskbl-mtt.html#coaches>
  2. ^ "Bears play Kentucky, Colorado and South Carolina in non-conference" (PDF). CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  3. ^ "Big 12 Announces Men's Basketball Schedule". Big 12 Sports. Retrieved 2013-08-08.