WACO, Texas (AP) -- Tommy Swanson scored 19 points and pulled
down 12 rebounds to lead Baylor to a 77-59 win over Chicago State
The victory was the fifth straight for the Bears (7-3), their
longest winning streak since the 2001-02 season.
Kevin Jones led Chicago State (1-9) with 15 points and Craig
Franklin added 11.
Trailing 35-22, Chicago State reeled off eight straight points
to cut Baylor's lead to 35-30 three minutes into the second half.
The Cougars pulled to within one point on three occasions, the last
time at 48-47 with just under 10 minutes remaining.
But the Bears went on a 12-3 run fueled by Swanson's seven
points and moved in front 60-50 at the 5:49 mark. Baylor led by as
much as 20 points at 73-53 with 1:30 remaining.
Baylor scored the game's first seven points and extended its
margin to 33-22 at the half. Bush led the way for the Bears with 11