West Virginia throttles Baylor in Bears' 1st game as No. 1
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Nathan Adrian broke out of a shooting slump with a career-high 22 points, and No. 10 West Virginia beat No. 1 Baylor 89-68 on Tuesday night in the Bears' first game as the top-ranked team in program history.
Baylor (15-1, 3-1 Big 12) committed a season-high 29 turnovers - the school record is 31 - and never led in its second true road game of the season. The loss means No. 5 Gonzaga is the only remaining unbeaten team in Division I.
W1est Virginia (14-2, 3-1) started the second half with an 11-3 run and kept pouring it on, leading by as many as 26 points down the stretch.