No. 9 Baylor Vs. Texas Tech: Bears Maul Red Raiders, 77-48

Feb 27, 2012; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears forward Fred Ellis (3) and forward Quincy Acy (4) and forward Anthony Jones (41) take a photo on senior night after the game against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at the Ferrell Center. Baylor won 77-48. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-US PRESSWIRE

Baylor walloped Texas Tech in Waco on Monday night with a massive first half.

After the first half it had against Texas Tech on Monday night, all Baylor had to do was not collapse in the second period. And the Bears definitely didn't do that, extending a 25-point halftime lead for a blowout 77-48 win in Waco.

Four Baylor players — Perry Jones III, Anthony Jones, Quincy Acy, and A.J. Walton — scored 12 or more points in the victory, and the Bears dominated in a first half that left them with a 40-15 lead at halftime.

The Red Raiders started the first half miserably and scarcely improved as the period went on. Texas Tech had just five field goals in the first half, and was held scoreless for the first 5:30 of play and another 4:55 stretch, then finished it on a field goal drought that lasted for 5:22.

Jordan Tolbert had 19 points and six rebounds to lead the Red Raiders, who scored 19 of their 48 points in the game's final 9:28, but shaved a grand total of one point off Baylor's lead in that span.

For more on the Bears, head to Baylor blog Our Daily Bears and SB Nation Houston. For more on the Red Raiders, visit Double T Nation.

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