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Baylor Vs. Xavier: Bears Lead 36-29 At The Half

The Baylor Bears used an effective touch from the floor and an advantage in steals to jump out to a 36-29 halftime lead over the Xavier Musketeers in the Sweet 16 round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

Quincy Acy leads the Bears with eight points and six rebounds. Pierre Jackson has eight points and five assists in the game so far. Between the two of them, they have made seven of nine field goal attempts, including two three-point shots for Jackson. They lead a Bears team shooting 53 percent from the field.

Kenny Frease leads the Musketeers with 12 points. Xavier is shooting 40.7 percent from the field. Mark Lyons has yet to sink a field goal in five attempts, getting his three points solely from free throws.

Check out Banners On The Parkway if you want to know more about the Xavier Musketeers, and head to Our Daily Bears for more on Baylor.

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Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.