Baylor eliminated upstart Colorado from last season's NCAA tournament, leaving the Buffaloes hoping for an early rematch.
They'll get their wish.
Pierre Jackson looks to build on one of the best performances of his career and help the No. 16 Bears improve to 4-0 by beating Colorado again Friday in the semifinals of the Charleston Classic.
Third-seeded Baylor beat the 11th-seeded Buffaloes 80-63 in the round of 32 in last season's NCAA tournament, pulling away in the second half after holding a two-point halftime advantage.
The Bears' tournament run ended in the regional finals, falling 82-70 to eventual national champion Kentucky.
Colorado coach Tad Boyle admitted he was looking forward to getting another crack at Baylor. However, the Bears are off to another impressive start, holding opponents to 66.0 points per game while Jackson is averaging a team-best 23.3.
He had 15 points and 10 assists against Colorado (2-0) in March, and helped set up the rematch with his best perform...