Faculty & Staff News: Athletics
In graduation ceremonies held at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, Dec. 20, 19 Baylor student-athletes from seven sports earned their bachelor's (16) or master's degree (3).
Baylor 84, Michigan State 65
Imani Wright scored all 18 of her points in the second half and No. 9 Baylor overcame a 15-point deficit to beat No. 18 Michigan State 84-65 on Saturday in the Florida Sunshine Classic.
Baylor 74, Syracuse 72
Niya Johnson made the go-ahead basket with a minute left as No. 9 Baylor defeated No. 19 Syracuse 74-72 Friday night, giving coach Kim Mulkey the win in her 500th game.
The ninth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears will hit the road for the third time this season and will face two ranked opponents, 19th-ranked Syracuse and 18th-ranked Michigan State, in the Rollins College-hosted Florida Sunshine Classic in Winter Park, Fla.
Postgame quotes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Johnathan Motley scored 16 points, and Al Freeman and Lester Medford added 10 each to lead Baylor past New Mexico State 66-55 on Wednesday night.
Postgame notes from Baylor's 66-55 win over New Mexico State at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Baylor junior offensive tackle Spencer Drango was named to the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Sporting News All-America teams Wednesday.
Baylor's back-to-back Big 12 champion football program has added four student-athletes to its roster that will enroll for the spring 2015 semester, head coach Art Briles announced Wednesday.
Baylor Football head coach Art Briles and players met with the media before practice Wednesday morning.
Baylor juniors Spencer Drango and Shawn Oakman were named to the Associated Press (AP) All-America team, the organization announced Tuesday.
Baylor head football coach Art Briles was named one of 12 finalists for the Dodd Trophy Tuesday.
Following an eight-day break, Baylor men's basketball returns to the court to host New Mexico State at 8 p.m. CT Wednesday. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU.
Nina Davis was selected as the Phillips 66 Big 12 Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as chosen by a media panel.
BU 96, SFA 57
Nina Davis scored 33 points and Alexis Prince added 20 to help No. 9 Baylor beat Stephen F. Austin 96-57 on Sunday.
BU 96, SFA 57
Senior Rachel Johnson kicked off the indoor track and field season for Baylor by setting a school record in the 5,000-meter run on Saturday at the Texas A&M Reveille Invitational.