Baylor falls to Mississippi State in NIT secound round 78-77 - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

Baylor falls to Mississippi State in NIT secound round 78-77

Quinndary Weatherspoon got a friendly bounce off the rim on a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift Mississippi State over Baylor 78-77 on Sunday in the second round of the NIT.

Aric Holman's blocked shot led to a fast break and Weatherspoon sank a 3-pointer to pull to 71-70. Terry Maston answered with a baseline jumper and banked in a shot on Baylor's next possession to make it 75-72.

After a timeout, Lamar Peters found Tyson Carter open in the corner for a 3-pointer to tie it at 75-all at 34.8. Manu Lecomte worked the clock down, drove the lane and made a contested floater off the glass with 5.1 remaining. Weatherspoon inbounded it and Peters found him trailing the play for a 3.

Carter led Mississippi State (24-11) with five 3-pointers and 19 points. Weatherspoon finished with 13 points and Peters had nine points and 10 assists.

Baylor (19-15) was led by Maston's 26 points. Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. added 17 points with eight rebounds.

Lual-Acuil gave Baylor its first lead of the game, 58-57, on a put-back dunk to cap a 17-2 third-quarter run and the Bears led by nine points midway through the fourth.

____

More AP college basketball: https://collegebasketball.ap.org; https://twitter.com/AP_Top25 and https://www.podcastone.com/ap-sports-special-events

(Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

  • SportsMore>>

  • The Latest: Molinari breaks US stranglehold on majors

    The Latest: Molinari breaks US stranglehold on majors

    Sunday, July 22 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-22 15:09:29 GMT
    Sunday, July 22 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-07-22 18:15:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). Tiger Woods of the US after a birdie putt on the 4th hole during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday July 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). Tiger Woods of the US after a birdie putt on the 4th hole during the final round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday July 22, 2018.

    Francesco Molinari's win at the British Open has broken the American stranglehold on golf's major championships, with a U.S. golfer having won the previous five.

    More >>

    Francesco Molinari's win at the British Open has broken the American stranglehold on golf's major championships, with a U.S. golfer having won the previous five.

    More >>
  • Brewers' Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

    Brewers' Hader apologizes to teammates for racist tweets

    Friday, July 20 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-20 22:44:54 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-21 20:07:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader warms up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Morry Gash). Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader warms up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee.
    Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has apologized to his team after years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game.More >>
    Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader has apologized to his team after years-old racist and homophobic tweets surfaced during the All-Star Game.More >>
  • Dolphins owner says he was keeping options open on anthem

    Dolphins owner says he was keeping options open on anthem

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:20:04 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-07-21 18:02:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (10), free safety Michael Thomas (31) and defensive back Chris Culliver (29) kneel during the National Anthem before the first ha...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (10), free safety Michael Thomas (31) and defensive back Chris Culliver (29) kneel during the National Anthem before the first ha...
    Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable.More >>
    Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable.More >>
Powered by Frankly