Posted November 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Jackson State coach Tevester Anderson knows what to expect every time his team plays at Baylor. And the 19th-ranked Bears are still pretty good, even after losing three post players to the NBA. Pierre Jackson, the preseason Big 12 player of the year, scored 25 points and had seven assists while 6-9 junior forward Cory Jefferson had 14 points, seven rebounds and six blocked shots to lead Baylor to a 78-47 victory over the Tigers in their season opener Sunday. ''This is our sixth time coming out here, six years in a row. And they lost a lot of guys to the pros last year, but they still have an outstanding team,'' Anderson said. ''And they had a couple of guys who didn't even play. Three of our best players didn't play either, so we were short-handed.'' With 7-foot-1 freshman center Isaiah Austin out for Baylor because of a sprained right ankle sustained after scoring 22 points in 17 minutes in the opener two days earlier, freshman post players Rico Gathers and Taurean Prince had 1...
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