Originally written on The Dagger  |  Last updated 12/17/11
It's probably safe to assume Saturday's matchup between Baylor and BYU will be the only game this season that ends with an undersized guard swatting away a potential game-tying three-pointer from a big man nearly a foot taller than him. With BYU trailing Baylor by three and just a few ticks left on the clock, 6-foot-9 forward Brandon Davies caught a kick-out pass from Charles Abouo, spotted up behind the arc and released his first three-point attempt of the season. Davies' bid to tie the game never had a chance because late-closing 5-foot-10 Pierre Jackson got his outstretched hand on it, preserving an 86-83 Baylor victory. There aren't many sub-6-foot guards in the nation besides Jackson who could have made that play. The College of Southern Idaho transfer has a 40-inch vertical leap that he showed off in winning Baylor's Midnight Madness slam dunk contest in October with a trio of jams that received perfect 10's from the judges. Jackson's block saved a victory that should go along...
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