Baylor gets solid win over Southern U.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Kevin Rogers scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Baylor used strong scoring in the paint to beat Southern University 71-60 on Friday in a non-conference matchup.
Rogers was one of three Baylor players in double-figures. Aaron Bruce scored 14, including two from 3-point range, and Curtis Jerrells added 10. The Bears had 34 points in the paint compared to 22 for Southern and got 18 points off turnovers.
Baylor (9-1) held a commanding 40-24 lead at the half.
Southern, which outrebounded Baylor 42-38, was led by Joe Holliday’s 16 points. Barry Honore had 15 for the Jaguars (1-9) and Chike Ekweozor added 11.