Originally written March 23, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
ATLANTA (AP) -- Quincy Acy, the only senior in Baylor's starting lineup, had a double-double to help the Bears hold off Xavier 75-70 on Friday night and advance to its second regional final in three years. Baylor will face the Kentucky-Indiana winner in Sunday's South Regional final. Acy had 20 points and 15 rebounds. He sank two free throws with 31 seconds remaining after Xavier cut the Bears' lead to six points. Baylor, wearing bright neon-green uniforms, never trailed and led by 18 points less than 8 minutes into the game. Xavier played from behind all night, but never quit. The Musketeers cut the lead to just three, 71-68, with 22 seconds remaining. Pierre Jackson had 16 and Perry Jones III had 14 for the Bears (30-7). Tu Holloway led Xavier with 22 points. Xavier was hurt by poor shooting, especially from beyond the arc. The Musketeers were 0-for-11 on 3-pointers before Justin Martin ended the drought with 2 minutes remaining. He added another 3 40 seconds la...
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