Baylor vs Texas

Texas 79, Baylor 70


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Sheldon McClellan scored 23 points off the bench Texas and beat sinking Baylor 79-70 Monday night, sending the Bears to their eighth loss in 11 games.

Baylor, which fell a game short of the Final Four two of the last three seasons, came in needing to make a late push to improve its NCAA tournament chances this year but fell flat against Texas (14-16, 6-11 Big 12), having its worst season in 15 years.

Myck Kabongo scored 19 points and Ioannis Papapetrou scored 18 for Texas. Papapetrou's 3-pointer with just under 5 minutes to play stopped a Baylor rally and Julien Lewis added another in the final 2 minutes that put the Longhorns ahead 70-64.

Pierre Jackson scored 22 points to lead Baylor (17-12, 8-9).

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Baylor Bears
C. Jefferson, F252-73-88237
I. Austin, C374-145-560315
P. Jackson, G397-174-538122
A. Walton, G261-40-02232
B. Heslip, G130-32-20022
G. Franklin223-30-00039
D. Bello203-31-24127
R. Gathers153-50-03036
L. Rose30-10-00100
Totals 23-5715-2229142070
Texas Longhorns
J. Holmes, F201-30-03033
C. Lammert, F131-10-02002
M. Kabongo, G386-105-768119
I. Papapetrou, G337-132-242318
D. Holland, G190-51-23131
S. McClellan269-142-210023
C. Ridley192-34-105228
J. Lewis171-52-22125
P. Ibeh110-00-03040
J. Felix40-00-00100
Totals 27-5416-2536151879
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
Other games
TXTCH 42 Final
KAN 79
CINCY 51 Final
LOU 67