Quincy Acy picked up the slack for his roommate to help push Baylor to another regional final.
Missouri is leaving the Big 12 on top. Kim English capped a phenomenal conference tournament with 19 points, Phil Pressey added 15 points and eight assists, and the fifth-ranked Tigers beat No. 12 Baylor 90-75 on Saturday night to win their second championship in the past four years.
Scott Drew feels badly that conference realignment has wiped away traditional rivalries. He feels terrible that Missouri’s departure for the SEC means a storied rivalry against Kansas has drawn to a close this season. What he doesn’t regret is denying the border rivals one last match-up for the Big 12 title.
Baylor sharpshooter Brady Heslip hit a pair of 3-pointers to keep No. 3 Kansas at bay, and Perry Jones III finished with 18 points as the No. 12 Bears beat the Jayhawks 81-72 on Friday night to reach the Big 12 tournament title game.
Phil Pressey scored 19 points behind four three-pointers and No. 4 Missouri used a second-half surge to down No. 6 Baylor, 72-57, on Saturday.
Quincy Acy kept working, even when a 95 percent foul shooter went to the line late in the game.
Perry Jones III scored 22 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds, Pierre Jackson hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and No. 6 Baylor withstood a second-half rally to beat Texas 76-71 Saturday.
Perry Jones III had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Pierre Jackson added 16 points and No. 6 Baylor bounced back after its first two losses of the season to beat Oklahoma 77-65 on Tuesday night.
Perry Jones III had 20 points and 12 rebounds and No. 4 Baylor stayed undefeated with a 106-65 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Tested by Texas Tech, Pierre Jackson and Baylor looked inside to extend their perfect start.
Perry Jones III had 14 points and fourth-ranked Baylor remained undefeated with a 61-52 victory over Texas A&M in their Big 12 openers.
Jones had long been expected to become Baylor’s first one-and-done player. He was an anticipated lottery pick in the NBA draft before deciding to stay in school.