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Baylor Holds Off Nebraska at Home, 63-59

Feb. 21, 2007

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WACO, Texas (AP) - Tweety Carter and Henry Dugat each scored 15 points and Curtis Jerrells added 12 to lead Baylor to a 63-59 win over Nebraska on Wednesday, breaking a four-game losing streak.

Baylor led 57-46 with 2:44 left to play, but the Cornhuskers narrowed the gap to two points at 61-59 on a layup from Charles Richardson, Jr. with four seconds remaining.

Nebraska fouled Dugat before the inbounds pass, and the sophomore guard sank both free throws to clinch the win.

The Cornhuskers (15-11, 4-8 Big 12) led 36-35 with just over 14 minutes left to play. But the Bears (13-13, 3-10) put together a 13-2 run to go in front 48-36 at the 10:48 mark. Carter scored eight straight points during the run.

Kevin Rogers added nine points and had 12 rebounds for the Bears.

Richardson led Nebraskas offense with 16 points, while Ryan Anderson scored 14 and Aleks Maric 11.

Baylor, which went 0-1 from the free-throw line in the first half, finished the game with a 16-for-25 performance.

The Bears led 29-26 at halftime. Carters 3-pointer broke a 26-26 tie with 24 seconds remaining in the first half.



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