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Postseason NIT - Baylor vs Providence Final: 79-68 - Recap

Cory Jefferson scored 26 points for Baylor on Wednesday, leading them to a 79-68 victory over Providence at Ferrell Center.

Baylor was an 8-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Baylor got 20 points from Pierre Jackson and another 8 points from Brady Heslip. Pierre Jackson contributed 13 assists, while Rico Gathers cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Providence got 23 points from Bryce Cotton in a losing cause and another 21 points from Vincent Council. Kris Dunn contributed 6 assists for them, while Kadeem Batts had 8 rebounds.

Providence won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.