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Lamar 61, Baylor 49

November 23, 1997

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) _ Marlone Jackson’s 16 points and 13 rebounds led Lamar in a 61-49 victory over Baylor Saturday.

Lamar (1-0) went on a 13-0 run with 6:48 left in the game to break a 39-39 tie and take a 52-39 lead with 2:34 left.

Baylor (1-1) trailed by a 5-point deficit at halftime, 27-22. The Bears were led in scoring by Brian Skinner’s 19 points followed by Jamie Kendrick’s 10 points.

Matt Sundblad added nine points to Lamar score, while Rod Jones and Donny Coryell added eight points each.

Jackson led the game in rebounds. Teammate Frank Obudo added another six rebounds. Baylor’s Skinner and Leon Morris each had six rebounds as well.

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