Xavier coach Chris Mack knew all about Quincy Acy's cage-rattling dunks. But Mack and his Musketeers weren't ready for the 6-foot-7 bearded beast to knock down face-up jumpers.
Is it time to take Baylor seriously? Like that seriously? Like Final Four, national champion seriously? As seriously as we take Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and Syracuse?
Enjoy this time, Baylor fans; we are truly living in a (green and) golden era for Baylor sports. We'll start with last night's news: Baylor football finished 12th in the final coaches poll and 13th in the final AP poll, second-best in the Big 12 and the program's highest finish since 1986. The rankings reflect [...]
No. 4/4 Baylor (15-0, 2-0) puts its perfect record on the line Tuesday at No. 18/18 Kansas State (12-2, 1-1), which handed Missouri its first loss of the season in its last outing.
As Baylor's grim-faced, bearded enforcer, Quincy Acy is not afraid to "get in people's grill" and challenge his teammates to step it up. But it has more to do with passing test scores in the class room than scoring points on the basketball court.
Pierre Jackson scored 19 points and No. 4 Baylor beat Texas Tech 73-60 on Saturday.
Brittney Griner scored 26 points and her teammates contributed just enough to carry No. 1 Baylor past Iowa State 57-45 on Saturday night.
NHL.com, Dec. 23, 2011
Article about Danny Watkins, who blocked for future Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III while at Baylor and was the Philadelphia Eagles' first-round draft pick.
Boston Globe, Jan. 6, 2012
Article about Baylor's sports successes, including its victory in the Alamo Bowl, quarter Robert Griffin III's winning of the Heisman Trophy, an undefeated and top-ranked women's basketball team, and the unbeaten and fourth-ranked men's basketball team.
After registering just the second 10-win season in Baylor's 110-year football history and a record-setting 67-56 victory over Washington in the 2011 Valero Alamo Bowl, Baylor Nation and Central Texans are invited to salute coach Art Briles' 2011 Bears at a season-ending pep rally, presented by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m., in the Ferrell Center.
Nearly a month after winning the Heisman Trophy, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III can't go anywhere in town without being swarmed by adoring fans and autograph seekers.
A year ago we noted that the 2010 Texas Bowl might have been the largest gathering of Baylor fans ever in one place. That record may have been shattered already. The 2011 Alamo Bowl drew 65,256 fans, the fifth-largest crowd in the bowl's history, and once again the vast majority of those were wearing green [...]
Baylor's Big 12 Conference road opener Saturday (12:47 p.m. CST) at Texas Tech will be televised on the Big 12 Network (rebranded ESPN Plus).
After playing five games with the USA during its 2011 European Tour, Sophia Young (San Antonio Silver Stars) has been added to the 2012 USA Basketball Women's National Team, from which the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team will be selected. Young's selection to the USA National Team was made by the USA Basketball Women's National Team Player Selection Committee.
Baylor men's basketball junior Pierre Jackson is one of 20 finalists for the 2012 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.
Dec. 28, 2012
Baylor president Ken Starr is quoted on RG3 winning the Heisman trophy, the pride and excitement displayed on campus and the possibility of a new stadium.
That "dear old Baylor spirit," from the school song, has been tested mightily for decades. Losing was so pervasive among the football and men's basketball teams, the Bears' very membership in major-college athletics sometimes was questioned.
Odyssey Sims scored 22 points and Brittney Griner had 14 points and eight blocks to lead top-ranked Baylor over Missouri 90-46 Wednesday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams.
A trio of student-athletes from Baylor's most successful football team in 31 years will represent the Bears in the 63rd annual Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. Philip Blake, Terrance Ganaway and Kendall Wright will play in the nation's top collegiate all-star game.
Perry Jones III had 14 points with 12 rebounds and fourth-ranked Baylor remained undefeated with a 61-52 victory over Texas A&M in the Big 12 opener for both teams Monday night.
No. 6/7 Baylor (13-0) opens its Big 12 Conference schedule at home for the fourth time in the last five seasons when it hosts long-time rival Texas A&M (9-3) for the 204th edition of the "Battle of the Brazos" series.
In Baylor's 67-56 track-meet victory over Washington in Thursday night's Valero Alamo Bowl, the Bears proved the baton passing has made its way to the football program.
A thrilling, back-and-forth, record-shattering Alamo Bowl had barely ended when Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III already started hearing the chants.
No matter what crazy things Griffin III says about his own fame, it's impossible to be offended by the guy. He just gets it.
Catch ESPN's highlights of the 2011 Valero Alamo Bowl. Baylor's football, men's basketball, and women's basketball teams are undefeated since November 1.