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WACO, Texas (AP) — The top five scorers for No. 1 Baylor all began their college careers elsewhere. The team has now won a school-record 21 games in a row and been the top-ranked team in the AP Top 25 four weeks in a row. Guards Jared Butler, MaCio Teague, Davion Mitchell and Devonte Bandoo had never all played in a game together before this season. Baylor also has Freddie Gillespie, a 6-foot-9 senior center who played two seasons at Division III Carleton College in Minnesota before transferring to Baylor.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas junior forward Jericho Sims has been struggling with a back injury that is still being evaluated as the Longhorns get ready to play at Iowa State. Coach Shaka Smart says the injury has bothered Sims for several weeks. He had remained in the starting lineup and averages 9.7 points and a team-high 8.2 rebounds. It was unclear if Sims will play Saturday. The Longhorns and are in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season and third time in five years.

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