WACO, Texas (AP) — Sixth-ranked Baylor won its 10th game in a row despite a miserable shooting night in its Big 12 opener. MaCio Teague matched his season high with 21 points but was only 5 of 16 from the field while making all nine of his free throws in a 59-44 win over Texas. The Bears shot 23 percent after building a 13-point halftime lead. They shot 31 percent overall. Jericho Sims had 13 points and 15 rebounds for 10-3 Texas. The Longhorns had their second double-digit road loss in their last three games.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech pulled away for a big win in its Big 12 opener. Freshman Jahmi'us Ramsey scored 18 points to lead four Red Raiders in double figures in an 85-50 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday. Texas Tech took the lead for good with an 11-0 run late in the first half. The 10-3 Cowboys scored first after halftime before the Ramsey hit two 3-pointers in a 15-0 run. Lindy Waters had 13 points and was the only player in double figures for the 9-4 Cowboys. Oklahoma State shot 29 percent overall, making only 15 of 52 shots.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — R.J. Nembhard scored the first four points of overtime after forcing the extra period with a 3-pointer from near the center court logo, lifting TCU to an 81-79 win over Iowa State in a Big 12 opener. Nembhard scored a career-high 31 points. The tying shot in regulation came with 1.7 seconds left after he missed a free throw that would have tied the score with 10 seconds to go. Tyrese Haliburton had a triple-double for Iowa State with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Austin Reaves scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half to help Oklahoma rally and to beat Kansas State 66-61. Kristian Doolittle added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Sooners. Oklahoma won despite shooting just 37 percent overall and making just 5 of 23 3-pointers. Xavier Sneed scored 22 points and Cartier Diarra added 10 for Kansas State in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Kansas State led by 11 in the second half. Reaves hit a 3-pointer to finally put the Sooners ahead 63-61 with 1:39 to play. The Wildcats never scored again.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Te'a Cooper scored a career-high 32 points to help No. 6 Baylor defeat Oklahoma 77-56. Baylor went on a 29-0 run in the first half to take control. Baylor center Lauren Cox scored 14 points in her second game back from a foot injury. The 6-foot-4 senior made 5 of 17 shots and grabbed six rebounds in 34 minutes. Juicy Landrum added 12 points for the Lady Bears. Baylor extended its conference win streak to 43 games. Taylor Robertson scored 20 points for Oklahoma. The nation's leader in 3-pointers per game made 4 of 12 from long range.
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