Charleston, SC (Sports Network) - Brady Heslip nailed eight 3-pointers en
route to a career-high 29 points and No. 16 Baylor pulled away late in its
97-78 win over St. John's in the third-place game of the Charleston Classic.
Cory Jefferson tallied 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Isaiah Austin added 13
points and 12 boards for the Bears (4-1), who bounced back from Friday's 60-58
loss to Colorado.
Pierre Jackson recorded 19 points and nine assists in the victory.
Phil Greene IV netted 26 points and D'Angelo Harrison had 20 to lead St.
John's (2-2), which dropped a 72-67 decision to Murray State on Friday.
The contest was tied midway through the second half before Heslip's final two
triples of the game highlighted a 7-0 Baylor spurt and put it up for good at
The Red Storm countered with the next six points before the Bears recorded the
ensuing seven points to stretch the advantage back to 80-72.
A bit later, Baylor used a 15-0 surge to establish its largest margin of 20.
Harrison buried three treys during a 19-6 Red Storm swing and St. John's took
a 28-19 edge, but the Bears answered with a 15-0 run.
Heslip had seven points, including a four-point play, during the charge, which
led to a 45-42 lead for the Bears heading into the break.
Baylor outrebounded St. John's 37-18 ... The Bears were 54 percent (30-of-55)
from the floor, while the Red Storm finished 46 percent (30-of-64) from the
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