Boxscore
Baylor 68, South Dakota St. 60
Thursday, March 15, 2012 7:25 PM
Location - University Arena, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Officials - Dwayne Gladden, Leslie Jones, Lamar Simpson
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Dakota St. 28 32 60
Baylor 36 32 68

Recap


Baylor 68, South Dakota State 60: Pierre Jackson had a team-high 18 points as Baylor advanced to the NCAA tournament’s round of 32 with a victory over the Jackrabbits in Albuquerque. 

Brady Heslip finished with 17 points and Anthony Jones added 10 for the third-seeded Bears (28-7), who fell behind by as many as 12 points in the first half before taking a 36-28 lead into halftime. 

Baylor will face either No. 6 UNLV or No. 11 Colorado on Saturday. 

After Baylor took a 10-point lead early in the second half, South Dakota State (27-8) used an 8-1 run to pull within 47-44 with 12:44 remaining. But the Bears responded with an 8-0 run to increase its lead back to double digits and maintained at least a four-point advantage the rest of the way.  

Quincy Miller had 10 points and Perry Jones III grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds for Baylor, which has advanced past the opening round in two straight NCAA tournament appearances. 

Nate Wolters had a game-high 19 points and Chad White added 15 for South Dakota State, which finished second in the Summit League regular-season standings and appeared in the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.

The Jackrabbits were outrebounded 31-17, including 12-4 on the offensive glass. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: South Dakota State made nine of its first 11 attempts from the field to jump out to an early 19-7 lead. … The Jackrabbits lost for just the second time in 13 games. … Baylor improved to 7-8 all-time in the NCAA tournament. … South Dakota State finished 1-4 against major conference teams. … Heslip accounted for five of the Bears’ eight 3-pointers. … Baylor improved to 14-0 against non-conference opponents. 

South Dakota St. Jackrabbits

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jordan Dykstra 27:00 2-7 1-5 0-0 1 2 3 1 2 0 3 0 5
Griffan Callahan 40:00 2-6 2-6 1-4 1 0 1 0 5 2 1 1 7
Nate Wolters 37:00 7-13 1-6 4-6 0 4 4 4 3 3 5 0 19
Brayden Carlson 39:00 3-8 1-4 2-2 0 2 2 5 1 1 1 0 9
Tony Fiegen 20:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 5 3 0 1 0 2
Chad White 30:00 5-12 5-9 0-0 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 0 15
Taevaunn Prince 3:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Marcus Heemstra 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-50 10-30 8-14 4 13 17 16 17 7 13 1 60
  42.0% 33.3% 57.1% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 13

Baylor Bears

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Quincy Acy 18:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 1 4 0 4 1 4
Brady Heslip 39:00 5-10 5-10 2-2 0 3 3 1 3 1 0 0 17
Perry Jones III 33:00 1-6 0-0 0-3 3 8 11 1 1 0 2 0 2
Pierre Jackson 32:00 6-11 2-6 4-5 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 18
Quincy Miller 21:00 4-9 0-1 2-2 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 10
A.J. Walton 31:00 1-6 0-0 0-0 2 5 7 3 4 1 2 0 2
Deuce Bello 17:00 0-3 0-1 4-6 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 4
Anthony Jones 9:00 4-5 1-2 2-2 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 11
TOTAL 200 23-52 8-20 14-20 12 19 31 9 16 6 12 2 68
  44.2% 40.0% 70.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12
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