WACO, Texas -- LaceDarius Dunn scored eight consecutive points to start an early 16-0 run that put Baylor firmly in control on the way to a 90-55 victory over Centenary on Tuesday.
Dunn's fastbreak jumper broke a 5-5 tie and he followed with 3-pointers on Baylor's next two possessions, after turnovers by Centenary (0-2). By the time Curtis Jerrells made a layup seven minutes into the game, the Bears already had a 21-5 lead.
Jerrells had 20 points and eight assists for Baylor (2-0). Dunn finished with 18 points, 15 by halftime when the Bears led 42-20. Centenary never got closer than 20 after halftime.
Chase Adams had 12 points for the Gents.