Baylor won its eighth straight game to start the season defeating Bethune Cookman by a score of 69-42 Wednesday night. The Bears took a 31-16 lead into halftime and were never challenged in the second half.
Pierre Jackson led a balanced attack for Baylor with 12 points and four assists. Quincy Acy scored 10 while Deuce Bello and A.J. Walton each finished with nine. Perry Jones III finished with eight points and four rebounds but turned the ball over four times as well. Baylor used their length to create some high percentage shots hitting 56 percent in the game including 6-11 three point shooting.
Garrius Holloman led the Wildcats with 13 points, four rebounds and three assists. Anthony Breeze tossed in 12 points in the loss. Bethune-Cookman shot just 35 percent from the field and were out rebounded by a 35-21 margin.
Baylor will get one of its first tests of the season this Saturday when they travel to take on BYU on Saturday.