Lecomte drained his first two threes of the game in deep catch-and-shoot fashion to extend the lead to 66-56 with under five minutes to play. The Bears have won back-to-back games and are within striking distance of playing their way into the NCAA Tournament field. Numi Omot scored 17 and Jake Lindsey 11. The Bears hope to make it four in a row when they face the Longhorns at 8 p.m. Monday in Austin.
The Kansas Jayhawks look for a big win after winning six of their last eight games.
The 27 games Brandan Wright has played in this season is just one less than his total of a season ago, with arthroscopic ankle surgery keeping him on the sideline until late January. "Every game is a big game for us". The schedule is daunting with road games against Texas, TCU and Kansas State and home games against No. 7 Texas Tech, No. 19 West Virginia and No. 17 Oklahoma. It's hard to just go out there and play and beat a Top 25 team when you don't have practice. He's second in the league in assists, at 7.4 a contest.
Once Baylor achieved a 10-point lead just before halftime you figured the Jayhawks might be in trouble. You can also follow the game live here. The Horned Frogs committed just six turnovers.
On Saturday, Kansas will need the offense to wake up, as they go from playing the conference's most efficient offense to playing a Baylor team that is third in the Big-12 in defensive efficiency and first in effective field-goal percentage allowed. Despite an 18-point game from guard Jase Febres and a 15-point performance by center Mo Bamba, the Longhorns shot just 34.3 percent overall and 30.8 percent from 3-point range.
The biggest ramifications from the afternoon set of games is that Kansas' Big 12 title streak is in serious jeopardy yet again. The Bears lead the Big 12 in rebounding margin at +7.2, a category an undersized Kansas ranks ninth among 10 league teams.
"They've got a lot of length, a lot of size", Drew said. Everybody in the league is completely different as far as styles and what they do. But with the college spirit that is present in the Lone Star State, messing up the names of Texas schools is a big no-no.
No. 10 Kansas headlines CBS Sports' Saturday afternoon college basketball slate for the second week in a row, this time traveling to Waco to take on an unranked but still unsafe Baylor squad.
Ultimately, Kansas, who are 8-1 on road and neutral courts, are expected to leave Waco with a victory on Saturday, but the Bears shouldn't be overlooked. "You have a tough loss, it's tough to get them fired up".