Ja’Kobe Walter, Yves Missi score 16 each as No. 15 Baylor defeats TCU

Ja’Kobe Walter and Yves Missi scored 16 points each as visiting No. 15 Baylor dominated the first 10 minutes after halftime on the way to a 62-54 win over TCU on Monday in a Big 12 Conference dustup in Fort Worth, Texas.The Bears (20-8, 9-6 Big 12) avenged a triple-overtime home loss to TCU last month and moved into solo fourth place in the conference standings. Baylor has now won at least 20 games in a season for the sixth straight campaign.Baylor led by just two points at halftime but took charge with a spirited run when Walter poured in 13 of his points. The Bears led by as many as 18 points after a free throw by Josh Ojianwuna with 9:53 remaining and waltzed to the finish line.Jalen Bridges added 15 points for Baylor, which snapped a two-game losing streak.Jameer Nelson Jr.’s 11 points led TCU (19-9, 8-7) while Emanuel Miller added 10 for the Horned Frogs.The game went back and forth over the initial eight minutes, producing seven lead changes before two free throws and a layup by Missi allowed Baylor to take a 21-16 advantage near the midway mark of the first half. The Horned Frogs answered with a 7-0 run capped by a pair of free throws by Nelson with 6:11 to play in the half, to go up 23-21.