No. 17 Baylor beats No. 9 Kansas in matchup of last 2 champs

WACO, Texas (AP) — LJ Cryer had 22 points with five 3-pointers and 17th-ranked Baylor stretched its Big 12-best winning streak to five games with a 75-69 win over No. 9 Kansas. It was a matchup of the last two national champions. The reigning champion Jayhawks lost their third straight game. It’s only their fourth three-game losing streak in coach Bill Self’s 20 seasons. Adam Flagler added 17 points for 2021 champion Baylor, which is 15-5. Freshman guard Gradey Dick had 24 points for the 16-4 Jayhawks while Jalen Wilson had 23. Kevin McCullar Jr. had 14 points and 12 rebounds for his fifth double-double this season.

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