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Baylor Heads Into Conference Play With Easy Win


(January 3, 2014) Reserve Taurean Prince scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half, leading No. 9 Baylor to an 80-50 victory over Savannah State on Friday night.

Cory Jefferson had 13 points for Baylor (12-1), and Isaiah Austin and Rico Gathers each scored 11 as Baylor won its 12th consecutive home game.

Joshua Montgomery made four 3-pointers in the first half and scored 15 points for Savannah State (2-12).

Baylor improved to 25-9 in January since 2009-10. The Bears' only loss this season was to then No. 8 Syracuse in Hawaii in November.

Jefferson hit a 3 - his second of the game and fourth of the season - to give Baylor a 45-28 lead with 1:41 left in the first half, and the Bears led 46-30 at the break.


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