The Kansas men's basketball team found no answers for Baylor's Pierre Jackson and Cory Jefferson, as the two combined for 53 points on 22-for-26 shooting as the Bears ran away with an 81-58 victory over the Jayhawks on Saturday at Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
KU cut the deificit to 61-55 with 6:23 left before Baylor (18-13, 9-9 Big 12) ended the game on a 20-3 run.
The Jayhawks repeatedly were burned off the dribble by Jackson, who finished with 28 points on 11-for-13 shooting (2-for-3 three-point shooting) with 10 assists and two steals in 38 minutes.
Jefferson added 25 points on 11-for-13 shooting, which included 3-for-3 three-point shooting. Before Saturday, Jefferson was 0-for-7 in his career from three-point range.
Ben McLemore led KU with 23 points on 8-for-16 shooting with 5-for-9 three-point shooting.
With the loss, KU shares the regular-season Big 12 title with Kansas State.
KU (26-5, 14-4) will play the winner of Wednesday's West Virginia-Texas Tech game at 2 p.m. Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament.
Baylor ends the game on a 20-3 run.