Baylor Cruises Past Prairie View A&M; 90-63

The Baylor Bears returned home on Saturday after a successful west coast road trip to face Prairie View A&M. The Bears easily handled the Panthers; 90-63. Baylor fans also got their first look at guard Kendall Wright making his hardwood debut after his first season on the gridiron.

The Baylor Bears returned home on Saturday after a successful west coast road trip to face Prairie View A&M. The Bears easily handled the Panthers; 90-63. Baylor fans also got their first look at guard Kendall Wright making his hardwood debut after his first season on the gridiron.

Baylor sophomore guard LaceDarius Dunn led all scorers with 18 points hitting 4 of 8 from beyond the 3 point line, and connecting on both of his attempted free throws. Fellow guards Tweety Carter and Henry Dugat each poured in 17 points, as the Bears took a 14 point lead into halftime. At one point, Dugat scored 8 unanswered points, capped off by a steal and a slam on the other end. Dugat finished with 2 steals, 1 assist, and 2 rebounds in 26 minutes of action.

Senior point guard Curtis Jerrells produced solid numbers dropping in 13 points, 8 assists, and 4 rebounds. Jerrells went 4 of 10 from the field and 4 of 5 from the charity stripe on the day. Baylor forward Kevin Rogers scored 9 points and hauled in 8 boards, while true freshman forward Quincy Acy scored 6 points. Acy was on the receiving end of an ally-oop pass from Tweety Carter on a fast-break that got the fans to its feet midway through the second half. Acy fouled out of the game, but in 19 minutes tallied 6 rebounds, 1 block, and 2 steals to go along with his 6 points.

Baylor's other true freshman forward, Anthony Jones, got 12 minutes of action scoring 3 points in a limited role. Center Josh Lomers scored 3, Mamadou Diene finished the game with 2 points, and two sport star Kendall Wright scored 3 points in his basketball debut.

The Bears now move to 8-1 on the season. The Bears are currently ranked #22 in the AP poll.

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