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

2012-13 Season

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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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