SAN ANTONIO, TX – Baylor shot a blistering 64% from the field in defeating Creighton 85-55 to advance to the Sweet 16.
The Bears led 40-20 at halftime and never looked back. All five starters scored in double figures, with Brady Heslip and Isaiah Austin leading the way with 17 apiece.
The loss ended the fantastic career of Doug McDermott, who finished with 15 points to remain fifth on the Division I men’s basketball scoring chart with 3,150 points in four years as a Bluejay.
Baylor will face Wisconsin in Anaheim on Thursday.
Brad Sham and Will Perdue called the action on WestwoodOne Sports.
(Isaiah Austin’s jumper makes it 40-20 Baylor at the half)
(Brady Heslip hits from three and it’s 45-23)
(Cory Jefferson’s dunk makes it 58-34)
(Heslip hits again and Baylor’s hot shooting continues)
(McDermott gets a big ovation as he leaves the floor for the final time as a Bluejay)
(The final call as Baylor advances to the Sweet 16)
(Brad Sham and Will Perdue wrap up the action from San Antonio)
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