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No. 10 Baylor rallies to beat No. 5 Kansas 80-70 in Big 12

David McCormack, Flo Thamba, Matthew Mayer
Posted at 11:06 PM, Feb 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-27 00:06:50-05

WACO, Texas — Flo Thamba had 18 points, Jeremy Sochan had 17 and 10th-ranked Baylor overcame a big early deficit to beat No. 5 Kansas 80-70.

The 24-5 Bears avenged an embarrassing loss from three weeks earlier and kept the Jayhawks from clinching a share of their 20th Big 12 title.

Baylor trailed by as many as 13 points before halftime and didn't take a lead until opening minute of the second half.

Ochai Agbaji had 27 points for the 23-5 Jayhawks, who had their four-game winning streak snapped.

Baylor,the defending national and Big 12 champions, lost 83-59 in Lawrence on Feb. 5.