No. 2 Baylor stifles No. 6 Villanova
WACO, Texas (KWTX) - The Baylor men’s basketball team passed its first major test of the season with flying colors.
The second-ranked Bears used stifling defense to shut down No. 6 Villanova in front of a packed house at the Ferrell Center in Waco.
Baylor jumped out to an 8-1 lead and never looked back.
The Bears held Villanova to just 15 points in the first half, leading 25-15 at the break.
Villanova shot just under 21 percent from the field in the first half.
The lock-down defense continued through the second half, and Baylor beat Villanova 57-36.
The Bears will likely be ranked No. 1 in the nation after this win, and current No. 1 Purdue losing a few days ago.
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