Postseason NIT - Baylor Defeats Arizona State 89-86 - Recap
|Postseason NIT - Baylor Defeats Arizona State 89-86 - Recap|
Baylor got 26 points and 16 assists from Pierre Jackson en route to an 89-86 victory over Arizona State on Friday at Ferrell Center.
Baylor did not, however, defeat Arizona State against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.
Baylor got 21 points from Cory Jefferson and another 14 points from Brady Heslip. Pierre Jackson contributed 16 assists, while Isaiah Austin cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Arizona State got 23 points from Carrick Felix in a losing cause and another 20 points from Jahii Carson. Jahii Carson contributed 5 assists for them, while Carrick Felix had 8 rebounds.
Baylor trailed at halftime, 31-29.
The rebound battle favored Arizona State as they grabbed 37 boards, while Baylor only had 34.