WACO, Texas The Baylor Bears upset #20 Iowa State Tuesday night at home 73-70 for their first Big 12 win of the season.
Makai Mason had his best day as a Bear leading Baylor with 25 points to lead the offensive charge. Tristan Clark added 16 points for Baylor and Devonte Bandoo had 13. Bandoo was a spark in the first half hitting some early shots to put Baylor in front.
Iowa State rallied in the 2nd half to close the gap but Baylor made shots and free throws down the stretch to secure the win. Mason made several late free throws to put the game on ice for Baylor in the final minute.
Baylor is now 1-1 in Big 12 play and will return to action at home Saturday against Kansas.