Fort Worth, TX (Sports Network) - Pierre Jackson finished with 20 points and
five assists as the Baylor Bears completed an 82-56 rout of the TCU Horned
Frogs in Big 12 Conference action at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Isaiah Austin contributed 18 points, Gary Franklin scored 12 points, and Rico
Gathers registered a double-double of 15 points and 10 boards for Baylor
(14-5, 5-1 Big 12), which has now won three in a row.
Arick McKinney paced the Horned Frogs (9-11, 0-7) with 15 points and eight
rebounds. Connell Crossland tallied 12 points and Nate Butler Lind added 10
Baylor scored the first seven points of the contest and went on to build a
43-26 lead at the intermission. The Bears hit 50.0 percent of their field goal
attempts, including 5-of-9 from distance, while limiting TCU to 29.0 percent
shooting in the opening 20 minutes.
TCU saw its deficit grow by nine points after the break, as it went 0-of-3
from beyond the arc in the second half to remain winless in conference games
for the season.
The Bears enjoyed a 40-30 advantage in the rebounding battle and assisted 19
of their 27 makes from the field in the contest.
With the decision, Baylor completed the season sweep of the Horned Frogs as it
also defeated TCU, 51-40, on Jan. 12 at home.
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