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Baylor Basketball

Wrecking Ball: Baylor thumps Houston 78-59, advances to NCAA title game vs. Gonzaga

April 3, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS—With just under three minutes remaining in the biggest game in Baylor history to date, Scott Drew did something he never anticipated at the Final Four. He turned his back to court, pointed toward his reserves—and emptied his bench.

Moments later, walk-on Mark Paterson—who didn’t even have his name on his jersey midway through the season—swished a baseline jumper in a 78-59 demolition of Houston.

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