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.