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March 10, 2013

BIG 12 MEN'S BB: Baylor routs No. 4 Kansas, 81-58

WACO, Texas — Pierre Jackson had 28 points and 10 assists as Baylor finished the regular season with a victory that kept Kansas from winning the outright Big 12 title.

Cory Jefferson added 25 points for Baylor (18-13, 9-9 Big 12), the 6-foot-9 junior forward combining his usual powerful dunks with his first three career 3-pointers.

Even after its worst loss in seven years, Kansas (26-5, 14-4) will still be the No. 1 seed for next week’s conference tournament in Kansas City, and now has at least a share of the last nine Big 12 regular-season titles.

No. 13 Oklahoma St. 76: Kansas State 70: Le’Bryan Nash scored 24 points, Marcus Smart added 21 and Oklahoma State beat Kansas State.

The Wildcats (25-6, 14-4 Big 12), who came into the day tied with rival Kansas for the conference lead, still ended up sharing their first regular-season conference title since 1977 in the Big Eight when the Jayhawks lost at Baylor later Saturday.

K-State led by as many as nine in the second half and was up 61-57 following Rodney McGruder’s three-point play with 4:45 remaining.

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