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Cyclones lose first home game of the season 79-70 to Baylor

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  19th ranked Baylor was down eight and seemingly destined for its 13th straight loss at number 12 Iowa State.

Then the Bears started making shots -- seven straight 3s, to be precise -- for a stunning late run that sunk the Cyclones.

Taurean Prince scored 20 points and 19th-ranked Baylor upset No. 12 Iowa State on the road 79-70 for its third straight win on Wednesday night.

The Bears (21-7, 9-6 Big 12) shot 14 of 26 from 3-point range and hit their last seven, becoming the first team other than Kansas to win in Ames since 2012.

"He hit shots. They had open shots, and missed the shots and momentum swung," Baylor coach Scott Drew said.

Baylor hit five straight 3s late in a span of just 2:38, the last two by Prince, to take a 72-66 lead with 4:41 left. Its defense made sure the edge stuck.

 Jameel McKay had a career-high 21 points for the Cyclones (20-7, 10-5), whose Big 12 title hopes are suddenly in big trouble.

They're now a game behind the first-place Jayhawks in the Big 12 with just three games to play.

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