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Prince scores 23 and No. 7 Baylor beats TCU 88-62 for 13th straight win at home

  • Baylor forward Taurean Prince (35) shoots against TCU center Karviar Shepherd (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Baylor forward Taurean Prince (35) shoots against TCU center Karviar Shepherd (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

  • TCU center Karviar Shepherd (1) shoots against Baylor center Isaiah Austin (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    TCU center Karviar Shepherd (1) shoots against Baylor center Isaiah Austin (21) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

  • Baylor guard Kenny Chery (1) makes a layup against TCU guard Christian Gore during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

    Baylor guard Kenny Chery (1) makes a layup against TCU guard Christian Gore during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)  (The Associated Press)

Taurean Prince scored 15 of his career-high 23 points off the bench when No. 7 Baylor took control before halftime and went on an 88-62 victory over instate rival TCU on Saturday.

The Bears (13-2, 1-1 Big 12) won their 13th consecutive home game, the latest in the streak coming four days after they lost their conference opener 87-72 at No. 9 Iowa State.

Baylor went ahead to stay against TCU (9-6, 0-3) with a 16-3 run midway through the first half. Prince had a pair of layups in the 5-minute spurt that Brady Heslip capped with a 3-pointer that made it 25-14.

Brady Heslip had 15 points on five 3-pointers for Baylor, while Isaiah Austin had 14 points. Cory Jefferson had 11 points and 14 rebounds, his sixth double-double this season, while Rico Gathers had 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Brandon Parrish had 16 points to lead TCU.