By AARON BEARD
AP Basketball Writer
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — James Akinjo scored 15 points and No. 6 Baylor beat Michigan State 75-58 for the Battle 4 Atlantis championship. The reigning national champions led just 38-36 at the break. But they began to take control in the opening minutes of the second half. The Bears used an 8-0 run to finally stretch out to a double-digit lead midway through the second half. Gabe Brown had 13 points for Michigan State. Baylor shot 49%. The Spartans shot just 37% after halftime and missed all seven of their 3-point tries in the half.