WACO, Texas — A month in the past Trae Younger used to be getting heavy hype as the player of the 12 months, however now it looks as if his Sooners are going to wish a make a big run within the Large 12 Match so as to qualify for the NCAA Match.
Terry Maston scored 23 points and Baylor beat cold-shooting Oklahoma 87-64 on Tuesday night time. Young scored 18 to lead Oklahoma (17-12, 7-10 Massive 12), but that was a far cry from the FORTY FOUR he dropped at the Bears of their first meeting. Young, the national leader in scoring and assists, had five assists and eight turnovers.
The Sooners have been doubled up in the paint FIFTY TWO-26 and have been simplest 12 of 21 from the unfastened throw line, continuing their overdue-season slide. The Sooners have dropped seven in their closing eight and can most probably wish to win their final regular season sport and a game or at the large 12 Championships to seek out some way into the NCAA Tournament.
As for Baylor, Maston made his first profession start on senior night, his 102nd sport played for the Bears, and made essentially the most of it with a ten-for-14 shooting night time in spite of being saddled with 3 fouls in the first part. Baylor shot FIFTY ONE % as a crew and controlled the forums, 44-29.
Jo Lual-Acuil had 17 issues and 11 rebounds for the Bears (18-12, 8-NINE Big 12), who also received 16 issues from Manu Lecomte.
Oklahoma made either one of its shots from the ground in the commencing minute to break out to a 5-0 lead however ignored its subsequent 15 and 19 of its next 20. The Sooners were FIVE for 25 within the first half and completed capturing 38 p.c for the game.
Baylor took advantage with a 22-2 run that took it from trailing 10-9 to top 31-12 regardless of four of its avid gamers choosing up fouls apiece within the game’s first eight mins.
— with AP