ND Men's Hoops falls to Baylor

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Baylor's Curtis Jerrells scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Baylor beat Notre Dame 68-64 on Sunday night.

Jerrells scored 15 points in the second half as the Bears (3-0) advanced to face Winthrop on Monday for the championship of the Paradise Jam.

Baylor took its first lead on a 3-pointer by Jerrells that capped a 9-2 run and put the Bears ahead 61-60 with 3:10 to play.

After the Fighting Irish tied it at 62, LaceDarius Dunn helped secure the victory by hitting a 3-pointer from the corner with less than 40 seconds remaining. Aaron Bruce added 14 points for the Bears.

Notre Dame (2-1) took its largest lead on a driving layup by Luke Harangody that put the Irish ahead 30-18 with 5:25 to go in the first half. But Baylor rallied to cut the deficit to 38-32 at halftime.

Harangody had a game-high 22 points, including two layups during an 8-0 run in the second half that put Notre Dame ahead 54-44. Rob Kurz added 13 points.

Notre Dame scored 19 points off 15 Baylor turnovers, but shot only 29 percent from the floor in the second half. Baylor shot 41 percent.

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