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Nov
23
2017

W. Basketball. Cox Has Double-Double, No. 8 WBB Beats Missouri State

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey and sophomore forward Lauren Cox were glad to be back in the game. Cox had 18 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocked shots in her return for the No. 8 Lady Bears, who also had Mulkey back for their 100-58 victory over Missouri State on Thursday after the two missed Baylor's Top 10 showdown loss at UCLA last weekend. ''Just to start running up and down the court again and getting in the flow of the game, it felt really good,'' said Cox, who was hospitalized last week due to complications from her diabetes caused by strep throat that led to symptoms of dehydration, nausea and vomiting.

Nov
23
2017

Football. Football Closes Out 2017 at TCU

Baylor closes out its 2017 schedule with a trip to face long-time rival TCU at Amon Carter Stadium in a rare Friday game. Kick-off is set for 11 a.m. CT on FS1.

Nov
23
2017

W. Soccer. SOC Treks to No. 3 Duke for Elite 8 Matchup

DURHAM, N.C. -- No. 23 Baylor soccer (15-5-3, 4-4-1 Big 12) has already advanced further than any team in program history, playing in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship. But the team is not done yet, looking to advance to the Women's College Cup with a win over No. 3 Duke (22-2-0, 10-0-0 ACC) on Friday, Nov. 24, at 4:00 p.m. CT/5:00 p.m. ET at Koskinen Stadium.

Nov
22
2017

W. Soccer. Building Bears Into Elite Eight

When Paul and Marci Jobson came to Baylor from Northern Illinois nearly 10 years ago, there weren’t a lot of recruiting doors open for a soccer program that had made just two NCAA tournament appearances and missed the Big 12 tournament five times in the previous six years.

Nov
22
2017

Football. Hasty Hitting His Stride Late In The Season

Other than the one on the left side of the win-loss column, Baylor sophomore running back JaMycal Hasty says that “numbers don’t matter” to him.

Nov
22
2017

Football. Football’s Mims Named Semifinalist for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

Baylor football sophomore receiver Denzel Mims was named a semifinalist for the 2017 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award on Wednesday, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football announced.

Nov
21
2017

No. 22 MBB Rallies Past Creighton for HOF Classic Title

Baylor coach Scott Drew's teams had played for two championships inside Sprint Center, where the Big 12 Tournament is contested most years, and both times they came away empty.

Nov
21
2017

M. Basketball. Baylor, Creighton Postgame Quotes

Baylor 65, Creighton 59

Nov
21
2017

M. Basketball. Baylor, Creighton Postgame Notes

Baylor 65, Creighton 59

Nov
21
2017

Football. TCU’s Top-Ranked Defense Doesn’t Use Gimmicks

As much progress as his defense has made over the last three weeks, even while dealing with another rash of injuries, Baylor coach Matt Rhule says he has a lot of respect for what Gary Patterson has done at TCU.

Nov
21
2017

Football. Bears in the NFL Week 11 Update

Update on the former Baylor Bears that are currently playing in the NFL and how they performed last week.

Nov
21
2017

Football. Meet the Press: #SicTCU

Coach Rhule met with the media Tuesday morning to discuss the Bears' upcoming game.

Nov
21
2017

W. Volleyball. Pressley Taking Lead Role on No. 18 Volleyball Team

Ryan McGuyre is convinced that as good as Baylor freshman Yossiana Pressley has been, "she's got another level that we haven't seen."

Nov
21
2017

W. Basketball. #8/9 WBB Jets to Junkanoo Jam

The No. 8/9 Baylor Lady Bears travel to Bimini, Bahamas, to compete in the Junkanoo Division of the Junkanoo Jam on Nov. 23-25. Tournament play begins on Thursday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. (CT), as the Lady Bears take on the Lady Bears of Missouri State.

Nov
21
2017

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m majoring in neuroscience because I actually have epilepsy.”

“I’m majoring in neuroscience because I actually have epilepsy. Ever since the end of my sophomore year it starting getting a little worse, so I just wanted to learn more about the brain, learn more about neuroscience. Plus, it’s pretty new and not many people know much about the brain, so I wanted to just […]

Nov
21
2017

What are you thankful for this year at Baylor?

It’s that time of year again, when the entire Baylor campus slows down to give students, faculty and staff some much-needed time with family — and much-needed time to thank God for all we’ve been given this year. As for me, I’m thankful to be part of a university that: Encourages the integration of Christian faith […]

Nov
21
2017

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m most thankful for a supportive family…”

“I’m most thankful for a supportive family — actual family, and a supportive friend group that backs you in everything you do. I need that support, because I wouldn’t be able to do anything that I’m doing by myself. I wouldn’t be here where I am today without that. “I’m a junior film major, and […]

Nov
21
2017

M. Basketball. No. 22 MBB Faces Creighton in HOF Classic Championship

No. 22 Baylor Basketball takes on Creighton in the Hall of Fame Classic championship game at 9 p.m. CT Tuesday. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and WatchESPN from Kansas City's Sprint Center.

Nov
21
2017

Baptist News Global: Revamped ‘settlement house movement’ fosters faith-based approach to social work, community engagement

Nov. 20, 2017
Good Neighbor House in Waco’s Sanger Heights community is the brainchild of Laine Scales, Baylor University Master Teacher Laine Scales, Ph.D., who purchased the abandoned property in 2011 in hopes of it becoming social and spiritual hub in the community. The house, which marks its first anniversary this month, was inspired by a movement a century ago that helped spawn what later became the social work profession. Scales is a professor of higher education in the School of Education and associate dean of graduate studies and professional development in the Graduate School.

Nov
21
2017

Baptist Standard: Fighting hunger requires collaborative efforts

Nov. 20, 2017
Effective ministries to alleviate hunger demand collaboration, Jeremy Everett of Baylor University’s Texas Hunger Initiative told a workshop at the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting. “Knowledge, understanding, drive and development are better when it is done communally,” said Everett, founding director of the initiative. The dynamics of any hunger-fighting program must be flexible, because for most people in the United States who experience hunger, it is episodic—not a permanent or chronic condition.