Baylor Men Beat Georgetown In NIT Game

WACO (March 18, 2009)--LaceDarius Dunn and Kevin Rogers each scored 20 points and Curtis Jerrells added 19 to lead Baylor to a 74-72
win over Georgetown in the first round of the National Invitation
Tournament on Wednesday night.

The Bears (21-14) claimed their first NIT win in four appearances.

Jerrells put Baylor ahead 74-69 with a pair of free throws with
eight seconds remaining.

But DaJuan Summers hit a 3-pointer for Georgetown (16-15) with
three seconds left, and Tweety Carter missed the front end of a
one-and-one opportunity for the Bears.

Summers, who led the Hoyas with 19 points, grabbed the rebound
and launched a shot at the buzzer that fell short.

The Bears will play Virginia Tech in the second round of the NIT.


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