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January 27, 2013

Forte leads OSU rally

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STILLWATER —

Freshman Georges Niang added 15 points for the Cyclones (14-5, 4-2 Big 12), who beat a ranked opponent for the first time this season.

Baylor 82, TCU 56: Pierre Jackson scored 20 points, Isaiah Austin added 18 playing with a sprained ankle and Baylor handed TCU its seventh straight loss, 82-56 on Saturday.

Baylor (14-5, 5-1 Big 12) won its third in a row and is off to its best start in conference since 1997-98.

Austin sprained his right ankle on the final play before halftime before returning early in the second half. The 7-foot-1 freshman had two dunks in an 18-2 run in the first half that gave the Bears a 41-17 lead.

Texas 73, Texas Tech 57: Julien Lewis scored 18 points and Texas ended a five-game losing streak in the Big 12 with a 73-57 win over Texas Tech on Saturday night.

Ioannis Papapetrou scored 15 points and Demarcus Holland 11 for the Longhorns (9-10, 1-5), who got their first win since Dec. 29 and ended their worst losing streak in the Big 12 since the conference began play in the 1996-97 season.

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