McCray, Nebraska hold off Baylor, 66-62

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WACO, Texas (AP)—Toney McCray scored 18 points and Nebraska took advantage of Baylor turnovers late in the game for a 66-62 win Saturday.

Ada Dagunduro had 11 points for Nebraska (18-11, 8-8 Big 12).

LaceDarius Dunn scored 16, Curtis Jerrells had 14 and Kevin Rogers added 10 for Baylor (17-12, 5-11).

The Bears committed three turnovers in the final two minutes, resulting in six Nebraska points.

Josh Lomers mishandled a pass under the basket with 1:59 to play and Nebraska converted that into a three-point play by McCray for a 53-49 lead.

After a Jerrells turnover with 1:09 left, Dagunduro made one of two free throws. Dunn’s miscue with 54 seconds to play turned into two more free throws by Dagunduro for a 58-52 Nebraska lead.

Nebraska made 12 of 13 free throws in the final 1:55.

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 Top Performers
 Nebraska
Toney McCray Toney McCray
7-10,  18 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Baylor
Curtis Jerrells Curtis Jerrells
5-10,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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