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Jefferson double-double, Heslip 5 3s for No. 18 Baylor in 104-59 victory over Hardin-Simmons

  • Baylor forward Cory Jefferson, right, shoots over Hardin-Simmons Jim Walker (30) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Waco Tribune-Herald, Rod Aydelotte)

    Baylor forward Cory Jefferson, right, shoots over Hardin-Simmons Jim Walker (30) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Waco Tribune-Herald, Rod Aydelotte)  (The Associated Press)

  • Hardin-Simmons John Barnes (3), right, shoots in front of Baylor's Ish Wainright (24) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Waco Tribune-Herald, Jose Yau)

    Hardin-Simmons John Barnes (3), right, shoots in front of Baylor's Ish Wainright (24) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Waco Tribune-Herald, Jose Yau)  (The Associated Press)

  • Baylor forward Taurean Prince (35) drives past Hardin-Simmons John Barnes in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Waco Tribune-Herald, Rod Aydelotte)

    Baylor forward Taurean Prince (35) drives past Hardin-Simmons John Barnes in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/The Waco Tribune-Herald, Rod Aydelotte)  (The Associated Press)

Cory Jefferson had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Brady Heslip made five 3-pointers in scoring 17 points and No. 18 Baylor returned to the mainland with a 104-59 victory over Hardin-Simmons on Sunday.

Rico Gathers had 17 points and nine rebounds for Baylor (7-1), which had six players finish with double-figure scoring. Taurean Prince had 13 points, while Isaiah Austin had 12 and Gary Franklin 10.

Baylor played three games in three days earlier in the week at the Maui Invitational, leaving Hawaii with its first loss after a 74-67 loss to No. 8 Syracuse in the tournament's championship game Wednesday night. The Bears' next game is Friday night against No. 3 Kentucky.

Cameron Barnes had 15 points to lead Hardin-Simmons (0-4). John Barnes had 12.