banner

College Basketball

more stats

NCAA Game Summary - Baylor at Texas



(Wednesday, February 26th)

Final Score: (24) Texas 74, Baylor 69

Austin, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Cameron Ridley scored 20 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and had a key block late in the game to help No. 24 Texas hold on for a 74-69 win over Baylor.

Javan Felix scored 21 points, Jonathan Holmes had 14 and eight rebounds and Isaiah Taylor added 13 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Longhorns (21-7, 10-5 Big 12), who had dropped two straight entering the contest.

Kenny Cherry scored a game-high 27 points and Cory Jefferson had 14 points and 12 boards for the Bears (18-10, 6-9), who had a four-game losing streak snapped.

"They are a good physical team. We recruited a lot of them so we know what they are good players. Coach Barnes does a good job with them. At the end of the day, if we played second half like we played the first half, things might have been better for us," Baylor coach Scott Drew said.

Felix gave Texas a 59-51 lead after knocking down a 3-pointer at the 10:27 mark, but Baylor countered with a 9-4 swing to pull within 63-60 with 7:05 to go.

The Longhorns scored six unanswered to stretch their lead to nine, 69-60, just inside five minutes but the Bears used a 9-1 run of their own to make it 70-69 with 1:46 remaining.

Taylor's layup with 47 ticks showing made it 72-69 and Ridley swatted Cherry's shot in the line 13 seconds later prior to a pair of Taylor free throws that essentially sealed the game.

"Pretty tough. Pretty tough. I thought he played really well. Actually, when he wasn't in the game we struggled. We've got to get better production from the bench there, but Cam really set a tone for us and our guards did a nice job throwing the ball in there.

Isaiah Austin, Cherry and Royce O'Neale both missed 3-pointers in the closing seconds as Texas held on for the victory.

The Longhorns led 42-27 at the break.

Game Notes

Wednesday marked the 242nd all-time meeting between the two schools. Texas holds a 160-82 lead in the series ... The Longhorns were 8-for-16 from the 3- point line ... The Bears fell to 8-81 all-time in road games against the Top-25 ... Baylor hasn't won five straight in the Big 12 since the 1998 season.

02/27 02:11:38 ET

Other Stories

TV
  • NCAA: Division II Championship: Indiana (Pa.) vs. Florida Southern

    Today at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NCAAT: Louisville v. Michigan State

    Tomorrow at 2:20 am on WRAL-TV

  • NCAAT: Duke v. Gonzaga

    Tomorrow at 5:05 pm on WRAL-TV

Scoreboard
Local
Final
WAS 110
CHA 107
Final
LOU 75
NCSU 65
Final
DUKE 63
UTAH 57
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
ATL
 
7:00pm Tonight
CAR
NJD
 
Final
ATL 4
BOS 2
Final
STL 5
NYM 4
Final
PHI 0
NYY 10
Final
MIN 2
PIT 4
Final
WAS 1
STL 1
4th
BAL 0
TAM 0
 
Final
TOR 4
DET 1
Final
CHC 6
CWS 3
Final
OAK 7
TEX 6
Final
ANA 2
ARI 7
Final
ARI 3
CLE 2
6:05pm Friday
HOU 0
MIA 0
 
Final
KAN 5
SEA 1
Final
SDP 7
COL 5
Final
CIN 6
MIL 8
Final
LOS 4
SFG 8
1:05pm Today
NYY
BAL
 
1:05pm Today
TAM
BOS
 
1:05pm Today
MIA
HOU
 
1:05pm Today
MIN
PHI
 
1:05pm Today
DET
STL
 
1:05pm Today
PIT
TOR
 
1:07pm Today
TOR
ATL
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
WAS
 
4:05pm Today
CIN
CHC
 
4:05pm Today
MIL
CLE
 
4:05pm Today
CHC
COL
 
4:05pm Today
CWS
OAK
 
4:05pm Today
TEX
SDP
 
4:05pm Today
SEA
SFG
 
4:10pm Today
ARI
KAN
 
4:10pm Today
ANA
LOS
 
Final
WAS 110
CHA 107
Final
ORL 97
DET 111
Final
PHI 98
LAC 119
Final
NYK 92
BOS 96
Final
BRK 106
CLE 98
Final
TOR 94
LAL 83
Final
ATL 99
MIA 86
Final
MEM 84
GSW 107
Final
HOU 120
MIN 110
Final
NOP 102
SAC 88
Final
SAN 94
DAL 76
Final
DEN 107
UTA 91
Final
PHO 81
POR 87
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
ATL
 
8:00pm Tonight
CHI
NYK
 
8:30pm Tonight
MIL
GSW
 
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
OKC
 
10:00pm Tonight
POR
DEN
 
Final
GONZ 74
UCLA 62
Final
LOU 75
NCSU 65
Final
DUKE 63
UTAH 57
Final
NARZ 74
KSU 73
Final
OKLA 58
MSU 62
6:09pm Tonight
WISC
ARZ
 
7:30pm Tonight
YALE
CAN
 
8:49pm Tonight
KENT
ND
Final
MIN 4
CAL 2
Final
CHI 2
CLB 5
Final
EDM 4
DAL 0
12:30pm Today
WAS
NAS
1:00pm Today
NYI
ANA
 
1:00pm Today
PIT
ARI
 
1:00pm Today
BOS
NYR
 
1:00pm Today
PHI
SJS
 
2:00pm Today
DET
TAM
 
7:00pm Tonight
MON
FLA
 
7:00pm Tonight
CAR
NJD
 
7:00pm Tonight
TOR
OTT
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CLB
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
LOS
 
9:00pm Tonight
COL
BUF
 
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
DAL