The Baylor Bears used a big second half to defeat the Texas Tech Raiders 73-60 to improve to 15-0. Baylor was challenged in the first half by Texas Tech and only led 32-31 at the break. The second half was a completely different story as Baylor stepped up their game to outscore Texas Tech 41-29.
Texas Tech did a good job in containing Perry Jones III to only nine points which is below is season average of 14 points per game. Jones was in foul trouble in this game and missed five of his six free throw attempts. Baylor got a boost from Pierre Jackson who came off the bench to play 36 minutes and lead all players with 19 points and he also had seven assists and six rebounds.
The Baylor defense improved in the second half and for the game held Texas Tech to 39 percent from the field and 37 percent from three-point range. Texas Tech spread the scoring out and had three players in double figures and was led by Javarez Willis who scored 13 points.
Baylor improves to 15-0 on the year and their next game is against the Kansas St. Wildcats Jan. 10.