No. 13 Baylor beats Kansas State 79-72 in double overtime

Kansas State forward Wesley Iwundu (25) dunks the ball over Baylor's Rico Gathers (2) as Taurean Prince, rear, watches in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Al Freeman scored all 11 of his points after regulation, Lester Medford hit the go-ahead free throws to start the second overtime and No. 13 Baylor stretched its home winning streak to 15 games with a 79-72 victory over Kansas State on Wednesday night.

Medford made two foul shots in the opening minute of the second overtime to put Baylor (15-3, 5-1 Big 12) ahead to stay before Freeman added a driving layup.

After assisting on Johnathan Motley’s layup, Medford made a steal and then added a floater for the Bears. Medford finished with nine points and 13 assists.

Taurean Prince had 19 points and 13 rebounds for Baylor, and Motley had 15 points on 7-of-7 shooting. Rico Gathers scored 11.

Kamau Stokes led Kansas State (11-7, 1-5) with 20 points. D.J. Johnson had 11, and Wesley Iwundu scored 10.

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