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Pierre Jackson has 4th straight double-double, Baylor wins NIT by beating Iowa 74-54

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    Baylor coach Scott Drew talks to Taurean Prince (35) during the first half of the NIT championship basketball game against Iowa on Thursday, April 4, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (The Associated Press)

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    Iowa coach Fran McCaffery talks to Aaron White (30) during the first half of the NIT championship basketball game against Baylor, Thursday, April 4, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (The Associated Press)

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    Baylor's Rico Gathers (2) blocks a shot by Iowa's Melsahn Basabe (1) during the first half of the NIT championship basketball game Thursday, April 4, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (The Associated Press)

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    Baylor's Cory Jefferson (34) looks for a shot as Iowa's Aaron White (30) and Adam Woodbury defend during the first half of the NIT championship basketball game Thursday, April 4, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (The Associated Press)

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    Baylor's Isaiah Austin (21) and Iowa's Josh Oglesby (2) reach for control of the ball during the first half of the NIT championship basketball game Thursday, April 4, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) (The Associated Press)

Pierre Jackson had his fourth straight double-double with 17 points and 10 assists to lead Baylor to the first National Invitation Tournament title in school history with a 74-54 win over Iowa on Thursday night.

Cory Jefferson scored 23 points and Isaiah Austin had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Bears (23-14), who reached the tournament final five years ago, but never had won it before.

Mike Gesell led Iowa (25-13) with 13 points and Aaron White had 12. Hawkeyes start Devyn Marble was held to six points.

Baylor reached the title game with a disjointed, but ultimately winning, effort against BYU in Tuesday night's semifinal. The Bears looked much more complete on Thursday night.