Scores

Final

Lamar 68

(1-9, 0-8 away)

Baylor 85

(6-3, 3-2 home)

    9:30 PM ET, December 12, 2012

    Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas

    1 2 T
    LAM 31 3768
    BAY 38 4785

    Top Performers

    Lamar: A. Wilson 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Baylor: I. Austin 23 Pts, 17 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Baylor 85, Lamar 68

    Associated Press

    WACO, Texas -- Isaiah Austin had 23 points and 17 rebounds, Pierre Jackson scored 21 points and Baylor beat Lamar 85-68 Wednesday night.

    Baylor had a 16-point lead erased just after halftime, but the Bears pulled away with a 13-2 run in the second half.

    Austin was 11 of 19 from the field. Cory Jefferson added 10 points for Baylor (6-3), which snapped a two-game home losing streak.

    Lamar (1-9) lost its fifth in a row. Amos Wilson scored 21 points and Rhon Mitchell had 19 for the Cardinals.

    Baylor led 35-19 in the first half before Lamar came back to tie it early in the second. Trailing 38-31 at halftime, Lamar outscored Baylor 11-4 to open the second half. Amos Wilson and Donley Minor had consecutive baskets to tie the game at 42 with 17 minutes remaining.

    Baylor was up 58-55 before going on its 13-2 spurt.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAM
    BAY
    Points 68 85
    FG Made-Attempted 30-61 (.492) 34-71 (.479)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-5 (.600) 11-29 (.379)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-7 (.714) 6-8 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 9 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 17

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    Research Notes

    Isaiah Austin scored 23 points and added 17 rebounds in Baylor's 85-68 win over Lamar. Austin's performance puts him alongside a pair of freshman legends. He joins Kevin Durant and Michael Beasley as the only Big 12 freshmen to post at least 23 points and 17 rebounds in a game.

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