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Southern falls to #12 Baylor, 81-56

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Posted: Dec 22, 2013 10:54 PM
Updated: Dec 22, 2013 10:54 PM
Source: Associated Press

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WACO, Tx - Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th straight home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday.

Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1).

Brady Heslip had 13 points for Baylor, while Cory Jefferson and Rico Gathers both had 12. Kenny Chery had 10 points.

Tre Lynch had 27 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead Southern (3-9).

The Jaguars, who made it to the NCAA tournament last season as the SWAC tournament champions, are 0-4 against Top 25 teams this season. They were coming off a 69-43 loss at top-ranked Arizona on Thursday night.

Jefferson had 11 points by halftime, when Baylor led 36-26.

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