Bears overcome big deficit in 100-89 win over Missouri
WACO, Texas (AP) -Baylor overcame a 13-point second-half deficit and had seven players in double figures in a 100-89 win over Missouri on Saturday.
Henry Dugat scored 18 and Tweety Carter had 17 for Baylor (20-8, 8-6 Big 12). Kevin Rogers recorded a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. LaceDarius Dunn scored 16, Curtis Jerrells had 14 and Mamadou Diene scored 10. With the victory, Baylor achieved just its fourth 20-win season in the program’s 102-year history.
Leo Lyons had 22 points and 15 rebounds for Missouri (15-14, 5-9), Keon Lawrence scored 19 and Demarre Carroll scored 17.
Baylor trailed 69-56 with 14:16 left in the second half before a 14-0 run— including back-to-back 3-pointers by Dunn—put the Bears up 70-69 with 9:13 remaining.
With the game tied at 77 with 6:34 left, Diene and Rogers scored consecutive baskets off offensive rebounds to put Baylor ahead for good.
Baylor last had seven players in double figures on Dec. 5, 1995, when the Bears took a 111-85 win over Prairie View A&M.