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Baylor Vs. Texas Final Score: Bears Have Big Second Half To Defeat Longhorns, 77-72

The Texas Longhorns blew a 10-point halftime lead, or if you prefer the Baylor Bears overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to win 77-72. Baylor outscored Texas 51 to 36 in the second half to get a much needed win.

In the second half Baylor kept chipping away at Texas' lead and finally took their first lead of the second half when Perry Jones III hit a jumper with 7:03 left in the game to give Baylor a 56-55 lead. Baylor then took the lead for good when Quincy Acy made a layup to give Baylor a 67-65 lead with 3:37 left in the game.

Texas had a chance to win the game but J'Covan Brown, who scored 18 to lead Texas, had a critical turnover with 12 seconds left that prevented Texas from shooting for a tie. Baylor's Pierre Jackson hit a pair of free throws to seal the win.

For more on the Texas Longhorns, check out Barking Carnival and Burnt Orange Nation. Baylor news can be found at Our Daily Bears. For all your hoops news and notes, head over to SB Nation's college basketball page.

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