By Daniel Hill
The Baylor Bears defeated the No. 16 Iowa State Cyclones 74-61 on senior night Tuesday at the Ferrell Center. Baylor’s record improves to 20-10 overall and 8-9 in Big 12 Conference play.
Senior forward Cory Jefferson led the way for the Bears with 21 points, seven rebounds and two blocks.
Senior guard Brady Heslip buried five treys on the way to 18 points.
Senior Gary Franklin, normally a reserve player, earned the start for the Bears on his final game at the Ferrell Center and delivered with two key assists and burying a deep three to spark Baylor’s momentum.
Baylor’s next game is against the Kansas State Wildcats at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Fred Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kans.