NCAA event effects: beat Hartford, 79-55; Wisconsin, 76-63; Villanova, 62-51; Arkansas, 81-72; Houston, 78-59.
Level guard Jared Butler, the Bears’ main scorer, entered the NCAA event capturing 42.nine % from three-point vary however slumped to 25 % throughout the 4 event video games ahead of the Ultimate 4. Towards Houston, then again, Butler made four of five three-pointers within the first 20 mins and completed with 17 issues, all scored within the first half of. As a workforce, Baylor made 8 first-half three-pointers in opposition to the Cougars.
The Bears were one of the vital country’s best groups all season thank you partially to their intensity: 9 Baylor avid gamers moderate a minimum of 10 mins consistent with recreation, and Trainer Scott Drew has stated his workforce has a “beginning rotation” moderately than a beginning lineup. 8 avid gamers noticed a minimum of 15 mins of motion in opposition to Houston, together with reserves Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua and Matthew Mayer, who each completed with double-digit scoring totals.