Johnathan Motley scored seven of his 27 points in overtime and No. 25 Baylor defeated No. 13 Iowa State 100-91 on Tuesday night, ending a three-game home losing streak for the Bears.
There were 14 ties and 14 lead changes in the game that began with both teams having identical records.
The final lead change came with 3:19 left in overtime when Lester Medford hit a 3-poitner from the left wing to put Baylor (19-7, 8-5 Big 12) up 87-84. After Deonte Burton missed badly on a 3-pointer, Taurean Prince had a bounce pass to Motley for an emphatic two-handed dunk.
Terry Maston had 15 points for Baylor, while Medford, Prince and Al Freeman all had 14. Motley, who scored 27 points in the teams’ first meeting, had 10 rebounds.
The Cyclones (18-8, 7-6) had three 20-point scorers: Abdel Nader with 26, Georges Niang with 24 and Monte Morris with 20. Burton had 14.