Baylor (19-14) is scheduled to matchup against Mississippi St. (23-11) this Sunday, March 18th. Tip-off is at 12:00pm ET and the game will be playing live on ESPN, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). Check out the most recent NIT betting lines at My Bookie.
Last Game's Starting Lineups
These were the starting lineups from each team's last game.
|Manu Lecomte (G)||Lamar Peters (G)|
|Jake Lindsey (G)||Quinndary Weatherspoon (G)|
|Mark Vital (G)||Tyson Carter (G)|
|Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. (F)||Abdul Ado (F)|
|Nuni Omot (F)||Xavian Stapleton (F)|
Baylor Game Summary
Baylor won their last game against Wagner, 80-59 on Tuesday, March 13th. Manu Lecomte (Baylor) scored a team-high 24 points for the winning team, making 8 of 14 attempts from the field for a 57.1% field goal percentage. In 36 minutes, he collected 24 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 threes with 3 turnovers. Blake Francis led Wagner's team in scoring with 23 points, while shooting 8 of 19 (42.1%) from the field. In 36 minutes, Francis added to his stat line, 23 points, 1 steal and 4 threes with 0 turnovers.
Mississippi St. Game Summary
Mississippi State won their last game against Nebraska, 66-59 on Wednesday, March 14th. Mississippi State's Aric Holman led his team to a win with a team-high 16 points. He went 6 for 9 from the field, shooting 66.7%. In 19 minutes, Aric collected 16 points, 10 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 threes with 3 turnovers. Although Nebraska was defeated, James Palmer fought to keep his team in the game with 13 points, shooting 33.3% from the field (making 5 of 15 attempts). In 35 minutes, he added 13 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks with 1 turnover.
Baylor rolled in their first matchup, and while this game will be tougher, I like them to advance.
Mississippi State: 67