Baylor falls to Iowa State in Big 12 quarterfinals

Jalen Bridges
Jalen Bridges(Baylor MBB)
Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 1:43 PM CST
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KANSAS CITY, Missouri (KWTX) - After getting swept by Iowa State in the regular season, the Baylor men’s basketball team had a chance for redemption.

Baylor and Iowa State met in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday morning.

Despite struggling with turnovers, the Bears’ led 41-38 at the half. Jalen Bridges shot a perfect 6-6 from the field in the first half, with 16 points.

Baylor went into the half with plenty of momentum as Adam Flagler knocked down a three at the buzzer.

Jalen Bridges’ hot shooting continued into the second half. After three three-pointers out of the gate, Baylor extended their lead 50-42.

Iowa State started to pick things up about halfway through the second half. With 3:40 left in the game, the Cyclones led by 10.

The Cyclones went on to win 78-72.