The No. 3 seed Baylor Bears are halfway to reaching the Elite Eight as they lead the No. 10 seed Xavier Musketeers 36-29 at the half. Baylor started the game hot by going on a 22-4 run to begin the game. So far, Baylor's offense is shooting 53 percent from the field including making 3-of-9 from three-point range.
The scoring for Baylor has been spread out among the group with four players with at least six points with Quincy Ash and Pierre Jackson leading Baylor with eight points apiece.
Xavier made a run to get back in this game behind Kenny Frease who has 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting. As a team Xavier is shooting 40 percent and has missed all of their three-point attempts.
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