TCU vs Baylor

Baylor 51, TCU 40

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WACO, Texas (AP) - Cory Jefferson had 15 points, including consecutive baskets to start Baylor's tiebreaking run, and the Bears beat TCU 51-40 Saturday night in the first meeting in more than 10 years between the instate rivals which are now Big 12 foes.

Jefferson's floater with 15 minutes left broke a 28-all tie and put Baylor (11-4, 3-0 Big 12) ahead to stay.

After a TCU (9-7, 0-3) miss, Jefferson had a shot blocked by Adrick McKinney, but Baylor's big forward got the ball right back and responded with a two-handed slam dunk.

By the time Rico Gathers tipped in a missed 3-pointer only 4 1/2 minutes later, Baylor had capped a 14-2 run to stretch the lead to 42-30.

Pierre Jackson, Baylor's senior point guard, had 11 points and six assists. Isaiah Austin had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Charles Hill Jr. had 12 points to lead TCU.

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A. McKinney, F331-71-28043
K. Anderson, G383-111-41318
C. Hill Jr., G385-90-181112
G. Green, G220-50-10230
N. Butler Lind201-10-03013
C. Crossland142-50-03014
C. Smith III10-00-00000
C. Zurcher10-00-00000
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C. Jefferson, F286-143-350115
I. Austin, C355-110-281110
P. Jackson, G314-121-246311
A. Walton, G283-60-03337
B. Heslip, G160-30-00010
G. Franklin210-00-00020
D. Bello182-40-01134
R. Gathers162-40-08024
L. Rose70-00-00000
Totals 22-544-733111651
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Oklahoma St.8-1018-1449
Kansas St.8-1015-17100
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