Baylor ends 60 year tourney skid, beats SHSU

Ekpe Udoh had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Baylor won an NCAA tournament game for the first time in 60 years by beating Sam Houston State 68-59 on Thursday.
Udoh also had five assists, two blocks and two steals for the
third-seeded Bears (26-7), who broke open a close game down the
stretch. Their first-round victory in the South Regional was their
first in the tournament since beating BYU in 1950.
LaceDarius Dunn scored 13 points for Baylor. His short, spinning
fade and one-handed jam fueled a late 8-0 run that clinched it.
Gilberto Clavell had 23 points and Preston Brown added 13 for
14th seed Sam Houston State (25-8), which tied it at 55 on a short
floater by Ashton Mitchell with 3:48 to go.
The game remained tied until Quincy Acy dunked to put Baylor
ahead for good with 2:30 left.


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