No. 18 Baylor vs. Southern
Tipoff: 7 p.m., Ferrell Center
TV: Fox College Sports (find channel: wacotrib.com/tv)
Records: BU 9-2, Southern 3-8
Series: Baylor leads, 8-0
Last meeting: Baylor, 89-59 (2016, in Waco)
Breakdown: The Bears head into their final pre-conference game against Southern with four straight wins. They’re on an offensive roll as they’ve averaged 107.3 points in the last three games, and set a record for points in the Scott Drew era in Sunday’s 118-86 win over Savannah State. Senior forward Nuni Omot is becoming an offensive force with 70 points in the last three games, while senior center Jo Lual-Acuil is coming off a career-high 31-point, 20-rebound performance against Savannah State. Southern has played a tough schedule with losses to Duke, Illinois and Iowa. Jared Sam leads Southern with 15.5 points and 7.6 rebounds per game while Eddie Reese is averaging 9.4 points and a team-high three assists.