WACO, Texas (AP) -- Patrick Fields scored 17 points to lead
Baylor to an 86-50 win over Savannah State on Thursday.
With the victory over winless Savannah State, the Bears (8-4)
matched their win total for last season.
The Bears opened the second half on an 11-2 run and moved in
front 51-26 with 17:30 left to play. Baylor pushed its lead to 30
points at 65-35 with just under 12 minutes remaining.
Savannah State trailed 7-6 five minutes into the first half as
the Bears connected on only one of their first 13 shots. But Aaron
Bruce, Patrick Fields, and Tim Bush nailed 3-pointers to key a 13-3
Baylor run and the Bears led 20-9 just over 12 minutes remaining in
the first half.
Baylor extended its margin to 40-24 at halftime with Fields
scoring 12 first-half points. The Bears forced Savannah State into
19 first-half turnovers.