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Baylor 105, Alcorn State 76

WACO, Texas - Macio Teague had 18 points to lead six players scoring in double figures for No. 2 Baylor, which beat Alcorn State 105-76.

Jared Butler added 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Matthew Mayer had 14 points for the Bears (8-0). Davion Mitchell, Jordan Turner and Zach Loveday each scored 10.

Tyree Corbett had 24 points to lead Alcorn State (0-5), while Byron Joshua had 12 and Oddyst Walker 11.

Corbett had six early points, including back-to-back jumpers that tied it at 12 about six minutes in after Teague's second 3-pointer.

Baylor responded with a 17-2 run in less than five minutes, going ahead 29-14 when Butler had a steal that he converted into a fastbreak layup.

The Bears got their next basket when Mayer had a steal and got the ball to Butler, who made an alley-oop pass to Mark Vital for a slam. Mitchell then had a steal, and after a media timeout hit a 3-pointer.

Vital later had a steal before his fastbreak dunk made it 49-24.

Alcorn State had 14 turnovers in the first half. Baylor turned those into 26 points, only one fewer than the Braves scored overall while going down 59-27 at the break. The Braves had only four turnovers after halftime, when they outscored Baylor 49-46.


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Associated Press


December 30, 2020


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