Boxscore
Baylor 73, South Carolina Upstate 57
Monday, December 17, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - The Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas
Officials - Joe DeRosa, Mark Schnur, Kelly Self
Attendance - 6639

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Carolina Upstate 27 30 57
Baylor 29 44 73

Recap


Baylor 73, South Carolina Upstate 57
: Cory Jefferson scored 17 points and Pierre Jackson added 15 as the host Bears pulled away late to top the Spartans.

Baylor (7-3) held South Carolina Upstate without a basket for more than eight minutes down the stretch to break open a close game. Freshman Isaiah Austin had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Bears, who recorded 23 assists on 29 baskets.

Ricardo Glenn scored 15 points on 7 of 8 shooting to pace the Spartans (4-6). The other four USC Upstate starters combined to shoot 7 of 28.

The Bears led by seven early in the second half before the visitors chipped away and got within 51-50 on an Adrian Rogers jumper with 8:23 left. However, the Spartans would not have another field goal until three seconds remained in the game.

Rico Gathers threw down a dunk to answer Rogers' jumper and ignite the closing 22-7 run for Baylor. Brady Heslip made his only two 3-pointers and A.J. Walton had six of his 10 points in the stretch.

GAME NOTEBOOK: USC Upstate was 1-for-6 from the floor and had six of its 20 turnovers in the final 8:23. ... Heslip missed his first five shots. He scored all eight of his points in the final 8:37. ... Austin has three double-doubles this season.

South Carolina Upstate Spartans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ricardo Glenn 30:00 7-8 0-0 1-1 3 7 10 2 4 3 6 0 15
Torrey Craig 34:00 3-12 0-4 8-9 2 5 7 2 1 0 2 0 14
Rob Elam 17:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 3 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0
Ty Greene 32:00 1-7 1-3 2-2 0 4 4 1 3 1 3 0 5
Mario Blessing 24:00 3-6 1-2 0-0 1 0 1 3 3 2 4 0 7
Adrian Rodgers 26:00 4-12 1-3 1-2 1 1 2 2 0 0 3 0 10
Jodd Maxey 22:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 2 2 0 2 1 6
Jeremy Ford 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Babatunde Olumuyiwa 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-55 3-12 12-14 12 21 33 13 18 6 20 1 57
  38.2% 25.0% 85.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 20

Baylor Bears

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
A.J. Walton 32:00 4-7 0-1 2-2 1 3 4 8 5 5 0 0 10
Cory Jefferson 30:00 6-8 0-0 5-7 1 5 6 2 2 0 1 2 17
Brady Heslip 33:00 3-8 2-7 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 8
Pierre Jackson 34:00 6-13 2-6 1-1 2 3 5 4 1 3 4 0 15
Isaiah Austin 34:00 6-10 0-1 0-1 3 7 10 5 2 0 4 0 12
Rico Gathers 14:00 3-5 0-0 3-4 4 1 5 0 0 2 1 0 9
Taurean Prince 2:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Gary Franklin 13:00 0-5 0-5 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
L.J. Rose 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 29-59 4-21 11-15 11 20 31 23 13 12 11 2 73
  49.2% 19.0% 73.3% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 11