WACO, Texas -- LaceDarius Dunn scored 20 of his 24 points after halftime to help Baylor beat Nebraska 74-70 on Wednesday night.
Dunn scored Baylor's first seven points after halftime, capping it with a 3-pointer that broke a 36-all tie and put the Bears (16-7, 6-4 Big 12) ahead to stay. Right after that, Baylor's A.J. Walton had a steal and a breakaway layup.
Nebraska (15-8, 3-6) failed to take advantage of a turnover by Dunn in the final minute. The Bears converted when Dunn made an over-the-shoulder layup for a 71-67 lead.
McCray led the Cornhuskers with 23 points and Lance Jeter had 13.
Quincy Acy added 15 points and seven rebounds for Baylor.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.