Coat the chicken skin side down on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes.
Remove chicken from oven and turn the temperature of the oven up to 425.
Coat the top of the chicken with barbecue sauce using a basting brush. Use a spatula to flip the chicken over, being careful not to tear the skin. Baste the other side of the chicken, and place back in the oven for 7 minutes.
Remove rom oven, baste top with barbecue sauce, and place back in oven for 7 more minutes.
Remove from the oven again and baste again, for a total of 3 times, and place back in oven for 7 more minutes.
If the chicken hasn't crisped and browned to your liking, move the oven rack up and broil the chicken for 3 to 5 minutes, until it's more crdispy.