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No. 23/21 MBB Cruises Past Texas Southern, 72-59




1ST 2ND F
TEXAS SOUTHERN 35 24 59
BAYLOR 40 32 72

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Waco, Texas - Attendance: 5,223

WACO, Texas (AP) - Al Freeman scored 21 points and ignited a key run that finally put No. 23 Baylor in control on way to a 72-59 victory over Texas Southern on Tuesday.

The Bears (10-2), in their final game before opening Big 12 Conference play, led only 44-40 in the second half before Freeman made a layup and then hit a 3-pointer to start a 10-0 run. By time Johnathan Motley made a short jumper for his first points and Lester Medford made a 3, it was 54-40 with 11:11 left.

Rico Gathers had 11 points and 10 rebounds for his 30th career double-double for Baylor. Terry Maston had 14 points and Medford 12.

Malcolm Riley scored 18 for Texas Southern (1-11).

 

 

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