Dugat scores 23 to lead Baylor over Oklahoma St.

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WACO, Texas (AP)—Henry Dugat scored 23 points to lead four Baylor players in double figures as the Bears beat Oklahoma State 79-71 Tuesday night.

LaceDarius Dunn scored 13, Tweety Carter had 11 and Aaron Bruce scored 10 for Baylor (14-2, 2-0 Big 12).

Terrel Harris had 23 points for Oklahoma State (10-6, 1-1). Marcus Dove scored 12 and James Anderson and Byron Eaton scored 11 each.

Anderson came into the game as the Cowboys’ top scorer and the fourth-highest scorer in the Big 12 at 16.5 points a game. He left the game with an injury with 12:27 remaining in the second half and did not return.

The game was tied at 49-49 when Anderson went down. His departure seemed to energize Baylor, as the Bears went on a 14-4 run to take a 63-53 lead with 7:21 remaining.

After a Cowboy layup by Dove and two free throws by Baylor’s Dugat, Oklahoma State scored the next six points to cut the lead to four, 65-61, with 5 minutes left. Byron Eaton hit a jumper and made three consecutive free throws during the spurt for the Cowboys, but they couldn’t get any closer down the stretch.

Oklahoma State used an 11-0 run midway through the first half to turn a 19-12 deficit into a 26-22 lead with 7:29 remaining. Harris scored seven during the stretch.

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T. Harris T. Harris
8-11,  23 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists
H. Dugat H. Dugat
8-13,  23 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists

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