Iowa State Falls on the Road to Baylor

Patrick Fields scored 22 points off the bench to lead Baylor to a 91-73 win over Iowa State on Saturday.

WACO, Texas (AP) - Patrick Fields scored 22 points off the bench to lead Baylor to a 91-73 win over Iowa State on Saturday.

Four other Bears (3-11, 3-11 Big 12) had double figures with Kevin Rogers adding 17, Aaron Bruce 16, Curtis Jerrells 13 and Mamadou Diene 10.

Leading 37-24 at halftime, Baylor jumped to a 45-26 lead three minutes into the second half.

But Iowa State (15-12, 5-9 Big 12) responded with a 17-4 run and cut the margin to single digits at 49-43 with 12 1/2 minutes left to play.

The Bears regained control with a 10-3 outburst to make it 59-46 midway through the second half, and the Cyclones never cut their deficit to less than double digits.

Will Blalock led Iowa State with 20 points. Curtis Stinson contributed 15 and Jiri Hubalek added 14.

Baylor's biggest advantage came at the free-throw line as the Bears converted 24 of their 30 attempts, while the Cyclones shot 14-of-16.

The Bears also outshot Iowa State 55 percent to 37 percent as Baylor connected on 30-of-55 field goal attempts, and the Cyclones hit only 26-of 70.

Four Baylor 3-pointers propelled the Bears to a 23-10 lead midway through the first half. The Bears maintained that margin and led 37-24 at halftime.


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