Brady Heslip scored 26 points while making eight 3-pointers and Baylor hit a season-high 16 shots from long range in a 112-66 victory over Long Beach State in a first-round NIT game in Waco on Wednesday night.Heslip had three early 3s, pushing the Bears to a 16-6 lead in the first 4 minutes, when he had already made long-range shots from the left corner, left wing and top of the key.The Big 12’s Bears (19-14) kept a double-figure lead after a 3-pointer by Gary Franklin, who lives about a half-hour from the Long Beach State campus, made it 23-12 with 14:25 left in the first half.Kris Gulley had 13 points to lead Big West regular-season champion Long Beach State (19-14), which lost for the fifth time in seven games.The Bears had seven players score in double figures in their highest-scoring postseason game ever. Cory Jefferson had 15 points. • Mercer 75, Tennessee 67: Travis Smith scored 25 points to match his career high and lead the visiting Bears (24-11) over the Volunteers (20-13). Mercer, the Atlantic Sun regular-season champion, improved to 2-1 this season against SEC teams. • Providence 75, Charlotte 66: Vincent Council, the only senior on the Providence roster, scored eight consecutive points to key a second-half charge that led the Friars (18-14) over the visiting 49ers (21-12). Providence will host Robert Morris, which upset defending national champion Kentucky on Tuesday. • Iowa 68, Indiana State 52: Devyn Marble scored 24 points, Aaron White added 11 with 13 rebounds and the Hawkeyes (22-12) cruised past the visiting Sycamores (18-15). • Stony Brook 71, Massachusetts 58: Anthony Jackson and Dave Coley scored 20 points each and the visiting Seawolves (25-8) upset the second-seeded Minutemen (21-12). • Southern Miss 78, Charleston Southern 71: Jonathan Mills scored 16 points, Neil Watson added 15 and the Golden Eagles (26-9) beat the Buccaneers (19-13). Late Tuesday • Stanford 58, Stephen F. Austin 57: Dwight Powell had 12 points and 15 rebounds to help the Cardinal (18-15) beat the visiting Lumberjacks (27-5) late Tuesday night in the opening round.