Baylor had it's hands full vs Villanova for most of the game. The Bears rallied from a 7 point halftime deficit, and took the lead for good at the 9:35 mark in the second half. Adam Flagler led the Bears with 16 points and was 2-3 from 3 range. That was crucial as the Bears as a team shot 3-19 from 3pt range.
This was first Elite 8 appearance for Baylor since the final four team in 2012.