ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Brady Heslip hit nine three-pointers as Baylor cruised into the Sweet Sixteen with an 80-63 win over Colorado.
Heslip was 9 of 12 from long range and fell two shy of tying the NCAA Tournament record of 11, set by Loyola Marymount’s Jeff Fryer in 1990.
Baylor advances to play the Xavier-Lehigh winner in a South Regional Semifinal next Friday.
Dave Sims and Michael Cage called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.
(Brady Heslip’s three makes it 10-7 Bears early)
(Quincy Acy’s blocks leads to a Pierre Jackson layup)
(Heslip’s 6th three of the first half makes it 37-33 Baylor)
(Carlon Brown puts Colorado up 53-51)
(Heslip hits from distance again to make it 66-60 Bears)
(Heslip hits his ninth triple to make it 72-60)
(Perry Jones III puts the nail in the coffin with a three to make it 75-60)