Missouri’s Kim English made one of two free throws with :46 seconds remaining to give the Tigers there first lead of the game since the early moments, but with 1.3 second left, Baylor scored on a tip in bucket to hold on for a 64-62 win in Waco on Saturday afternoon. Baylor is now 12-1 at home. The Tigers are 18-7 on the year.
Justin Safford gave Missouri a 2-0 lead, :50 seconds into the game and Baylor lead the entire way leading by as many as eight on three occasions in the first half. However, Missouri never trailed by more than that in the second half as the Tigers kept it to within five the whole second half.
Missouri was down 61-56 with just over five minutes to play. They held Baylor scoreless until the final six seconds. In that time, Missouri got a three pointer from J.T. Tiller and then English tied it with a jumper. English then got two free throws after an intentional foul was called. English hit one to make it 62-61 and then on the ensuing possession, Tiller missed a reverse layup. LaceDarius Dunn drove the other way and drew a foul on English sending him to the line to shoot two. Dunn made the first to tie the game at 62-62 and then missed the second, but Baylor had three attempts at a tip in before Ekpe Udoh got his tip to fall with 1.3 seconds left.
Dunn led Baylor with 17 points. Zaire Taylor had 15 and English and Safford each added 13 for Mizzou.