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Jackrabbits hang tough, but lose to Baylor 68-60

South Dakota State coach Scott Nagy declared before the school's inaugural NCAA tournament game that Baylor was the best opponent the 14th-seeded Jackrabbits had ever faced and "just to stay in the game, we'll have to play the game of our lives."They did just that, staying in it until the end before dropping a 68-60 heartbreaker Thursday night in the second round of the South Regional at The Pit.Rather than feel good about themselves for hanging with the big boys, though, the Jackrabbits (27-8) were left lamenting so many missed chances and errant shots."They're a really good team, and we knew if we shot the ball well, we'd have a chance and we did that early," Jackrabbits point guard Nate Wolters said. "We just couldn't make plays down the stretch. We couldn't get the rebound when we need it or a big shot when we need it, so it was tough luck."The Jackrabbits just couldn't keep it up after jumping out to a 19-7 lead in the first seven minutes. The Bears (28-7) switched from a zone to ...

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