Baylor Heads To Elite 8 With Win Over Xavier

Scott Drew and the Baylor Bears are headed to the Elite Eight for the second time in three years. Baylor defeated Xavier on Friday night, 75-70.

The Baylor Bears never trailed in their Sweet 16 victory over Xavier on Friday night. The Bears stormed out to an 18-point lead in the first half by the aggressive play of senior bigman Quincy Acy. Acy led all Baylor scorers with 20 points, and he also hauled in 15 rebounds.

Baylor junior guard Pierre Jackson added 16 points and 10 assists in an outstanding performance from the point guard position. Fellow guard, Brady Heslip, added 11 points in the victory.

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