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While Baylor may be tall we aren’t all that experienced in the frontcourt.

C Cory Jefferson, jr, 6’9 210 10.5 min/ game last year

C Bobo Morgan, sr, 6’11 275 redshirted last year 12.5 min/game in 2011

PF Isaiah Austin, fr, 7’1 220 true freshman

PF Rico Gathers, fr, 6’8 260 true freshman

 

Now Jefferson and Gathers were 4 stars out of high school and Morgan and Austin were 5 stars, but you never know how untested players will perform.

 

A few misconceptions about BU posted here too (remember I’m a homer). Baylor isn’t located in a rural location. We are in Waco which is on I-35 and has a population of 250,000. The Central Texas population (Waco, Killeen, Temple) is now close to 1,000,000 . Head north for an hour on I-35 and you reach DFW and south for an hour and you are in Austin. I’m not baptist and 70% of the students also are not baptist. Baylor has moved from being a teacher/preacher college in the 70’s/80’s to being more of a rich kid school (which has caused a ton of debate within the school).

 

The NCAA is up our ass 24/7 and haven’t found anything more than a few too many texts. If Drew is cheating then he is the best the game has ever seen. I’d love to say we are 100% clean and all, but I can’t say I know that for sure.

 

I wouldn’t expect a full arena either. Our fan base can be crazy for a few games a year, but most of them don’t know the difference in Lehigh and South Carolina-Upstate. I’d expect 7,000 or so. Those of us that do follow CBB really closely though are nervous for the game. A win could be the difference between a 3 seed and a 4 seed or if things go bad the difference between a bid or no bid.