Faculty & Staff News: Athletics

Dec
8
2016

Football. Matt Rhule Era Begins in Waco

Decked out in a slick gray suit and a new green tie, Matt Rhule looked more like an evangelical preacher than the new Baylor football coach.

Dec
7
2016

Football. Coach Matt Rhule Introductory Press Conference Quotes

New head football coach Matt Rhule met with the media for the first time Wednesday afternoon.

Dec
7
2016

Football. Football Places Four on Coaches All-Big 12 Teams

With three first-team and a second-team selection, Baylor football had four players honored on the All-Big 12 teams, the league announced Wednesday.

Dec
7
2016

Football. Baylor Introduces New Football Coach Matt Rhule

A new era began for Baylor football on Dec. 7, 2016, as Matt Rhule (pronounced RULE) was introduced as the 27th head coach to lead the Bears program.

Dec
6
2016

W. Basketball. Baylor, Texas State Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 90-24 win over Texas State on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Ferrell Center at Waco, Texas.

Dec
6
2016

W. Basketball. No. 3 Lady Bears Roll Past Texas State, 90-24

Natalie Chou, Kalani Brown and Alexis Prince each scored 15 points, and No. 3 Baylor routed Texas State 90-24 on Tuesday night.

Dec
6
2016

W. Basketball. Baylor, Texas State Postgame Notes

Postgame notes from Baylor's 90-24 win over Texas State on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

Dec
6
2016

Football. Baylor To Welcome Matt Rhule in Wednesday Ceremony

Baylor will formally introduce new head football coach Matt Rhule to the Waco community at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Ferrell Center.

Dec
6
2016

Football. Football Lands Three on AP All-Big 12 Team

With one first-team defender and two second-team offensive selections, Baylor football landed three players on the Associated Press (AP) All-Big 12 Team, announced Tuesday by the organization.

Dec
6
2016

W. Volleyball. Volleyball’s Staiger Earns First Team All-Region

Baylor volleyball’s Katie Staiger was voted to the 2016 American Volleyball Coaches Association Division I Southwest Region First Team, announced Tuesday morning by the AVCA and voted on by the region’s head coaches.

Dec
6
2016

Football. Baylor Hires Matt Rhule as Head Football Coach

Baylor University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades IV announced today the appointment of Matt Rhule as the 27th Baylor Head Football Coach.

Dec
5
2016

W. Basketball. No. 3/4 Baylor Hosts Texas State Tuesday

After handing No. 22/25 Tennessee its worst defeat in Thompson-Boling Arena, the No. 3/4 Baylor Lady Bears return to the Ferrell Center for a matchup against Texas State on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. (CT).

Dec
5
2016

M. Basketball. Lecomte Named Big 12 MBB Co-Player of the Week

Baylor junior guard Manu Lecomte has been voted Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Men’s Basketball co-Player of the Week for the first time, the league office announced Monday.

Dec
4
2016

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Closes Breakthrough Season in Los Angeles

Baylor volleyball’s improbable 2016 season came to an end Saturday night as the Bears dropped a straight-set match (25-21, 25-20, 25-20) to eighth-ranked UCLA in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Dec
4
2016

Football. Baylor Cactus Bowl Announcement Quotes

Head Coach Jim Grobe and select players met with the media Sunday afternoon.

Dec
4
2016

W. Basketball. Baylor, Tennessee Postgame Notes

Baylor 88, Tennessee 66

Dec
4
2016

Football. Football Accepts Motel 6 Cactus Bowl Invite

Baylor has accepted an invitation to play in the 2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl, which will be held Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 9:15 p.m. CT at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz. ESPN will televise the contest to a national audience.

Dec
4
2016

W. Basketball. Jones Leads No. 4 WBB to Victory Over No. 22 Lady Vols

Alexis Jones had a career-high 30 points to go along with 10 assists and nine rebounds Sunday as No. 4 Baylor defeated No. 22 Tennessee 88-66 for its seventh straight victory.

Dec
3
2016

W. Volleyball. VB Ends Season in NCAA Tourney at No. 10 UCLA

Baylor volleyball (22-12) saw its season come to a close with a three-set loss to the hosts, No. 10 UCLA Bruins (26-6), 21-25, 20-25, 20-25, on Saturday evening in Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus.

Dec
3
2016

Football. Baylor, West Virginia Postgame Quotes

West Virginia 24, Baylor 21