Baylor hosts No. 10 Kansas


(0) flexes next to Kansas forward Mitch Lightfoot (44) after a bucket during the first half, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2018 at Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

Each of the last five meetings between Kansas and Baylor have been decided by six or less points.

Here are five stats that stood out from a defeat that Kansas will have to find a way to put behind it quickly. The Kansas Jayhawks are averaging 82.5 points on 49.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 40.8 percent shooting.

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The Bears made 14 of their final 20 attempts from the floor. Lecomte then made a jumper for Baylor (15-10, 5-7) with 6:50 left and Kansas couldn't come back. Baylor was on the other end of the spectrum, notching its best shooting clip of Big 12 play, hitting 56.6 percent (30-of-53) of its shots, which included an 8-of-15 mark from beyond the arc.

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As far as the Big 12 race is concerned, Saturday's result hinders Kansas' campaign to win a 14th consecutive regular-season title - dashing the Jayhawks a game back on first-place Texas Tech.

Kansas will travel to Iowa State on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. (CST) on ESPN2.

Speaking of easy points, KU didn't get any in transition.

The Kansas Jayhawks will play the Baylor Bears in one of the NCAA basketball games on Saturday, start time at 2:00 PM ET, at Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas.

Lual-Acuil, Jr. finished with a team-high 19 points while Lecomte and Omot at 18 and 17 points, respectively.

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The Bears are finally healthy after a series of injuries earlier in the season hurt the team's scoring production and chemistry. That is well below his season average.

The Longhorns shot 51.9 percent overall and nailed 10 of 20 3-pointers against the Horned Frogs. Unlike last year's KU team, which routinely climbed out of holes, this group hasn't been so fortunate. The Bears also scored 16 second chance points in the battle. The No. 10 ranked Jayhawks are (8-3) in Big 12 Conference action. Against TCU, he was only 1 of 9 and missed 5 3-point shots. "No matter who we're playing, we need to take care of business and do whatever we need to do to give ourselves a chance to win".

Upon checking in, De Sousa started off positively enough, deflecting an inbound pass underneath the hoop.

Texas A&M has not been in the Big 12 Conference since the school left for the SEC in time for the 2012-2013 school year.

Jo Lual-Acuil had 19 points to lead Baylor, which has won three straight after a four-game losing streak.

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