Savannah State drops to 0-21

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.

Kevis Shipman and Aaron Bruch each scored 15 points for Baylor
while Tim Bush added 11 points and Tommy Swanson 10.

Sherrard Reddick paced Savannah State (0-21) with 15 points.
Donald Carson and Winston Martinez each contributed 12.

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.