Baylor appeared in midseason form in Friday’s 107-66 season opening win over Central Arkansas as it set school records by shooting 66.1 percent overall and 70.6 percent from 3-point range.
Manu Lecomte nailed six of eight 3-pointers and finished with 22 points while forward Nuni Omot nearly pulled off a double-double with 15 points and nine assists.
Six players scored in double figures as Jo Lual-Acuil collected 17 points, King McClure and freshman Tristan Clark scored 15 apiece, and Terry Maston added 14 points and 10 rebounds. Baylor plays Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Monday.
The Islanders held on for a 69-68 win over Our Lady of the Lake in their Friday opener as guard Kareem South scored a team-high 16 points.
Elijah Schmidt came up big on the boards with 17 rebounds and collected a pair of blocks. Schmidt helped the Islanders dominate the boards, 48-33, but they shot just 36.1 percent.
Tipoff: 7 p.m., Ferrell Center
TV: Fox College Sports
Records: BU 1-0, A&M-CC 1-0
Series: BU leads, 2-1
Last meeting: A&M-CC, 73-58 (2004, in Waco)