Texas vs. Baylor Game Info

Texas takes on the surprising Baylor Bears on Saturday. Rick Barnes has never lost a game to Baylor, but this one could turn out to be a tough battle.

#10/10 Texas (16-4, 3-2 Big 12)
vs.
#25/NR Baylor (16-3, 4-1 Big 12)

Saturday, February 2, 2008 • 12:45 pm (Central)
Frank Erwin Center (16,755) • Austin, Texas

TELEVISION: The game will be televised regionally by ESPN Plus. Check www.TexasSports.com for a listing of affiliates carrying the game. Fred White (pxp) and Bob Sundvold (analyst) will call the action.

RADIO: The Longhorn Sports Network and KVET (FM 98.1/1300 AM in Austin) broadcast every UT game on the statewide network. Craig Way (pxp) and Eddie Oran (analyst) will call the action.

SERIES: Texas leads, 151-75 (20-0 under Rick Barnes). Last meeting: Texas 74-69 (March 9, 2007; Oklahoma City). Texas has played Baylor 226 times, more than any other opponent.

STARTING LINE-UPS

Texas

G - D.J. Augustin (20.4 ppg, 5.9 apg)
G - A.J. Abrams (17.2 ppg, 2.6 rpg)
G - Justin Mason (6.7 ppg, 3.8 rpg)
F - Damion James (13.2 ppg, 10.7 rpg)
C - Connor Atchley (10.6 ppg, 5.7 rpg)

Baylor

G - Curtis Jerrells (14.4 ppg, 3.5 apg)
G - Henry Dugat (12.1 ppg, 4.1 rpg)
G - Aaron Bruce (11.2 ppg, 2.2 apg)
F - Kevin Rogers (12.3 ppg, 7.9 rpg)
C - Josh Lomers (4.2 ppg, 2.6 rpg)

NOTE: The Texas coaching staff will be wearing sneakers with their suits during Saturday's game. They are joining thousands of coaches nationwide this weekend (Feb. 1-3) to show support for the Coaches vs. Cancer program. The Suits and Sneakers weekend is designed to raise awareness about the fight against cancer and the American Cancer Society's efforts to eliminate this disease. Coaches vs. Cancer is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches that empowers basketball coaches, their teams and communities to join the fight against cancer. Since the program's inception in 1993, more than 500 coaches have raised nearly $40 million to support the Society's efforts to eliminate cancer as a major health problem. For more info about the Coaches vs. Cancer program, call 800/ACS-2345 or visit www.coachesvscancer.org.


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