Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Baylor Bashes Savannah St

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Baylor Bashes Savannah St

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Reserve Taurean Prince scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half, leading No. 9 Baylor to an 80-50 victory over Savannah State on Friday night. Cory Jefferson had 13 points for Baylor (12-1), and Isaiah Austin and Rico Gathers each scored 11 as Baylor won its 12th consecutive home game.

Joshua Montgomery made four 3-pointers in the first half and scored 15 points for Savannah State (2-12).

Baylor improved to 25-9 in January since 2009-10. The Bears' only loss this season was to then No. 8 Syracuse in Hawaii in November.

Jefferson hit a 3 - his second of the game and fourth of the season - to give Baylor a 45-28 lead with 1:41 left in the first half, and the Bears led 46-30 at the break.

Ball State 94, Oakland City 58: Majok Majok scored a season-high 25 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds to power Ball State past Division II Oakland City, 94-58, Friday night.

Coming off an 18-point, 14-rebound effort against James Madison in his last game, Majok blocked a pair of shots and was 7 of 10 from the field. He was 11 of 12 from the free throw line - scoring 18 points in the first half, sparking the Cardinals to a 42-28 lead at intermission.

Chris Bond had 16 points for the Cardinals. Zavier Turner and Mark Alstork added 14 and 13 points, respectively, and Jesse Berry added 10 more off the bench.

Lawrence Kinney scored 13 points to lead Oakland City.

George Washington 73, Georgia 55: George Washington stayed perfect at home, and set a record for most non-conference wins in a season since joining the Atlantic 10

Conference in 1976, with a 73-55 victory over Georgia Friday.

The win kept the Colonials (12-2) perfect in the Smith Center this season, while the Bulldogs' (6-6) road woes continued - they're 0-5 at away/neutral sites this season.

Kethan Savage turned in the most energetic performance of both teams, pacing the Colonials with 18 points, six rebounds and three steals.

South Carolina 82, South Carolina St. 75: Brenton Williams scored 19 points and Ty Johnson added 17 points to lead four players in double figures as South Carolina earned a 82-75 victory over South Carolina State Friday night. …

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