Perry Jones III scored 18 points to lead six Bears in double figures as Baylor advances to the Big 12 tournament final following an 81-72 win over Kansas. Baylor led 51-38 with 16:46 to play in the game, when Kansas made a run. Baylor went 1 for 10 from the field over a five minute stretch as the Jayhawks closed to 54-53.
A Thomas Robinson layup gave KU a 58-56 lead with 10:18 to go, but Baylor went back on a run over the next seven minutes as KU couldn’t answer, going just 1-8 from the field over that stretch. Brady Heslip, who finished with 12 points for the Bears, hit two big three pointers in a :50 second span with just over two minutes to play to help ice the win.