No. 4 Baylor holds on for 71-68 overtime win over Texas Tech

Jared Butler's steal and two free throws seal the game with 11 seconds remaining.

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March 3, 2020 - 10:59 AM

Kansas State Wildcats forward Xavier Sneed (20) drives against Baylor Bears guard Davion Mitchell (45) in the first half of a Big 12 basketball game between the Baylor Bears and Kansas State Wildcats on Feb. 3, 2020 at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan. Photo by (Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images/TNS)

WACO, Texas (AP) — MaCio Teague hit a 3-pointer after stepping back behind the line and just beating the shot clock with 1:13 left in overtime and No. 4 Baylor held on for a 71-68 win over Texas Tech on Monday night.

Teague’s shot put the Bears up 69-65, though Kyler Edwards then hit a 3 for Texas Tech. Short-handed Baylor (26-3, 15-2 Big 12) sealed the game with Jared Butler’s steal and his two free throws with 11 seconds remaining.

Butler came away with the ball in the lane when Chris Clarke tried to make a pass inside over the Baylor guard, who was quickly fouled. a Davide Moretti was tightly defended when he took a wild 3-pointer that wasn’t close for Texas Tech (18-12, 9-8).

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