NIT Championship Highlights: Baylor 74 – Iowa 54


Pierre JacksonNEW YORK, NY – Pierre Jackson was the star again as Baylor won the NIT with a 74-54 victory over Iowa at Madison Square Garden. It is the first NIT championship in the school’s history

Jackson scored 17 points and grabbed 10 assists to lead the Bears, who also got 23 points from Cory Jefferson and 15 from Isaiah Austin.

Iowa shot just 26% from the field as Baylor pulled away in the second half.

Brad Sham and Steve Lappas called the action on Westwood One Sports.

(Rico Gathers dunks it home and the Bears lead 18-12)

(Iowa cuts it to 28-27 on an Eric May basket)

(Cory Jefferson scores and it’s 39-29 Baylor)

(Isaiah Austin scores and Baylor is pulling away)

(Jefferson dunks again and it’s a 60-39 game)

(The final call – Baylor wins the NIT)

(Postgame interview with Baylor’s Cory Jefferson)

(Postgame interview with Baylor head coach Scott Drew)

(Postgame recap from Westwood One’s Brad Sham)

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