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.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.