Freshman Matthew Mayer scored 18 points and graduate transfer Makai Mason had 11 in his Baylor debut as the Bears beat Nicholls State 81-54 on Friday.
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Jared Butler scored 22 points, King McClure added 21 points with five 3-pointers and Baylor finally pulled away late to beat Prairie View 91-80 on Monday night.
- Baylor G Lindsey out for season after hip surgery
- Auburn guard Mitchell transferring to Baylor
- NCAA snubs USC, Notre Dame among NIT field
- Villanova gains traction in Vegas as favorite
Devonte Bandoo scored 25 points and Baylor got its first win of the season, 80-53 over Southern University on Saturday to avoid another setback against a SWAC team.
Jaylyn Patterson had 23 points, including a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left as Texas Southern used a late rally to upset Baylor 72-69 in the season opener for both teams Tuesday night.
The Jayhawks have won or shared 14 consecutive conference hoops titles. This season's biggest test could come from neighboring Kansas State.
The biggest challenge to the Jayhawks' Big 12 reign will come from Kansas State.
Baylor's Jake Lindsey, a senior guard, said Sunday night on social media that he'll miss the upcoming season after having hip surgery. He averaged 4.5 points and 2.6 rebounds last season for the Bears.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
Baylor picks up a strong verbal commitment from 6'7" Jordan Turner. The small forward plays with effort and is one of the better 3-point shooters in the class.
Point guard Davion Mitchell is transferring to Baylor after playing in all 34 games as a freshman at Auburn.
Quinndary Weatherspoon got a friendly bounce off the rim on a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Mississippi State over Baylor 78-77 on Sunday in the second round of the NIT.
Manu Lecomte had no problems with the NIT's experimental 3-point line, hitting 5 of 8 from distance and scoring 24 points to help Baylor beat Wagner 80-59 in the first round on Tuesday night.
USC, Notre Dame, Baylor and Saint Mary's, snubbed by the NCAA tournament selection committee, are the No. 1 seeds for the National Invitation Tournament.
Virginia, despite its status as the NCAA tournament's overall No. 1 seed, is not the clear-cut favorite in the eyes of Las Vegas.
The wait is over, as 68 teams have been announced for this year's NCAA tournament. Virginia is the No. 1 overall seed, at-large hopefuls Arizona State and Syracuse are dancing, and Baylor and Saint Mary's were among those seeing their bubbles burst.
Esa Ahmad had 21 points, Daxter Miles Jr. added 19 and No. 18 West Virginia cruised to a 78-65 victory over Baylor on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
With K-State, Kansas, Texas Tech and West Virginia moving on, Thursday marks the fifth time the top four seeds in the Big 12 Tournament all opened with quarterfinal victories (2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2018).