Baylor Wins First NIT Basketball Title

April 5, 2013
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Cory Jefferson scored 23 points on Thursday night to lead Baylor to their first NIT men’s college basketball title in a 74-54 win over Iowa at Madison Square Garden in New York.

The Bears’ Pierre Jackson completed his fourth consecutive double-double with 17 points and 10 assists.  Isaiah Austin added 15 points and blocked five shots.  Baylor finished the year at 23-14.

Mike Gesell paced Iowa (25-13) with 13 points.

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