Baylor men’s basketball has been picked to finish fifth in the 2017 Big 12 Conference preseason coaches poll. The Bears received 53 points and trailed Kansas (81), West Virginia (65), Texas (59) and Iowa State (56).
The university’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of the Baylor family. This year’s honorees include alumni who have found success in business, law, medical research and public service, …
Sept. 10, 2016 John Westbrook, B.A. (English) ’69, who died in 1983, was honored as a Baylor Football Legend during the Bears’ game against SMU on Saturday. Westbrook made his debut for the Bears in 1966, as the first black player to play …
Taurean Prince, BSED ’16, came to Baylor four years ago with little acclaim or notice. He leaves with his degree in hand as one of the highest draft picks in program history. Thursday night, the Utah Jazz selected Prince with the the 12th overall …
Baylor men’s golf is in second place after shooting 9-under-par 275 in Sunday’s first round of the Querencia Cabo Collegiate at Los Cabos Querencia. The Bears trail tournament leader South Florida (-10) by one stroke.
Between John Lee Hancock, BA ’79, JD ’82 (The Blind Side, The Rookie), Kevin Reynolds, BA ’74, JD ’76 (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Fandango), and the writing duo of Derek Haas, BA ’91, MA ’95, and Michael …
Nina Davis had 25 points, Alexis Jones added 24 and No. 4 Baylor held off No. 23 Miami 88-81 on Saturday night. Baylor led by just a point at the break, and then created some breathing room with an 8-2 run at the start of the third quarter. After trailing …
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2015) — The firsthand accounts of 19 Texas veterans who helped liberate World War II Nazi concentration camps now can be seen and heard on Baylor University’s Institute for Oral History (IOH) website using a new video …
The Texas flag may be red, white and blue, but the Texas governor’s office has taken on a distinctly green-and-gold hue down through the years. Since 1887, five former Bears have served as governor of Texas; in fact, no other university has …
Five years ago, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University—by running the Bear Trail—as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant and sixth-generation Texan became only the 14th person to serve …
WACO, Texas (June 3, 2015) – Baylor University graduate Maj. Christopher Scheibler, flight surgeon for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, will fly at the Heart of Texas Airshow on June 6 and 7 at the Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Campus Airport.
WACO, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Five years ago today, Judge Ken Starr officially began his service as president of Baylor University – with an early morning run on the Bear Trail – as the distinguished academician, lawyer, public servant …
Nina Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead sixth-ranked Baylor to a 61-45 win over No. 18 Oklahoma State on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Khadijiah Cave added 15 points and Kristy Wallace had 11 for Baylor (12-1, 1-0 Big 12), which …
Ten years ago, Kim Mulkey used a four-letter word the Baylor coach never thought she would utter.
Much like the "Battle of the Brazos," Johnathan Motley disappeared for a while. Fittingly, on the night Baylor and Texas A&M exchanged pleasantries for the first time in nearly three years, Motley came out of hibernation.
Two years behind him, Orion Stewart never played football with Ahmad Dixon at Midway High School.
When the 1974 college football season began, the Bears were a popular choice to finish last in the Southwest Conference. But 40 years (and one miracle) later, the 1974 team has anchored its place among the best in Baylor history. In just …
With 10 minutes to go Saturday, Baylor football trailed a top-10 team by 21 points. ESPN says the Bears’ chances of winning at that point were less than 2%. What came next was, to quote a friend, “unbelievably believable.” Baylor …
One of the last people you might expect to see in a Christian comedy would be Nick Offerman, aka Ron Swanson of NBC’s Parks and Recreation. But Believe Me (in theaters today) isn’t what you’d expect from a Christian film, …
The Baylor men's golf team shot 17-over-par 297 in Friday's first round of the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational to finish the day in sixth place. The Bears trail leader Virginia Tech (+11) by six strokes with two rounds left to play.
Following up the excitement of an overtime victory over Rice on Friday seemed like a tall task for the Baylor soccer team going into Sunday's matchup against Houston Baptist.
by Derek Smith, MA '05
Accounts of heroism from first-responders in West. An example of a church that’s changing the world. The story of a certain football coach whose revolutionary offense changed Baylor forever. These are just some of the options available to Baylor …
Five or 10 years from now, few people will remember that Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embid were taken with the first three picks of the 2014 NBA Draft.
Baylor softball’s season came to a close Sunday, but not before the Lady Bears had completed the largest comeback in Women’s College World Series history and reached the NCAA semifinals for the second time in four years. [WCWS RECAPS & …
Noah Webster, himself, couldn't come up with the words to describe this one. And I sure can't.
In one of its more dominant performances, the fifth-seeded Baylor men's tennis team posted its second shutout of the NCAA tournament and 15th of the season, dispatching 12th-seeded Illinois, 4-0, on Friday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.
Officially, Baylor's Logan Brown had one RBI and one run scored in Thursday night's Big 12 Conference series opener against No. 13 TCU at Baylor Ballpark. In reality, he counted for at least four runs.
Just minutes after helping the fifth-seeded Baylor men's tennis team defeat Tulsa and advance to the NCAA Championship Round of 16 for the 13th straight year, junior Mate Zsiga made it clear that the Bears are "not done yet."
Just a couple of years ago, Baylor didn’t even have a club golf team. Now, the Bears have won a national championship. Baylor Club Golf is a student-led organization that gives students who don’t make an NCAA squad the opportunity …
As a freshman, Baylor catcher Clare Hosack "would have been lucky to leg out a single" on a hit off the wall.
Grayson Porter, who has struggled mightily at times this season, says that "when things are going good, they're going great, (and) when it's not, it's really not."
This time a year ago, Drew Tolson was coming off Tommy John surgery and just starting to throw some bullpen sessions.
Softball doesn't typically get a halftime break or intermission. The only chances coaches get to send a message are the occasional mound visits and brief rants between innings.
Maybe the Baylor Bears should have saved some of those shots they were draining from all over the floor in last week's dismantling of Creighton.
Like schoolgirls on the playground at recess, Baylor seniors Odyssey Sims, Makenzie Robertson and Mariah Chandler held hands and skipped around the Ferrell Center court for the last time. This was the victory lap they had planned to have three weeks ago.
Tennis player Andre Agassi once stated that "style is everything." Thankfully, it's not.
As the final seconds ticked off the clock in Sunday's hard-fought 65-61 victory over 18th-ranked Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship semifinals, the Lady Bear players hurriedly put on T-shirts with the not-so-subtle reminder: 400.
Twenty-four hours after an emotional 71-69 loss at home to West Virginia that would have wrapped up an outright Big 12 championship, the ninth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears had to travel to the frozen north of chilly Ames, Iowa, for a Tuesday matchup against …
Like a 3-year-old playing in the sand box, the ninth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears may have to learn how to share.
If this had been an arcade shooting gallery, the ducks would have been safe and the Baylor Bears would have run out of quarters a long time ago.
Odyssey Sims was an assist shy of a double-double with 38 points and nine assists and did just enough down the stretch to help the Lady Bears escape with a 96-89 victory before a crowd of 6,808 at the Ferrell Center.
Iowa State's basketball team lives on 3-pointers. Baylor made the 23rd-ranked Cyclones die by it, holding them to a dismal 3-for-25 from outside the 3-point arc while hitting nine of its own in Wednesday's 89-51 rout before a Ferrell Center …
Baylor coach Scott Drew called it a "devastating" punch to the gut. Oklahoma State's Markel Brown was sure that the "basketball gods want us to win."
Maybe the Baylor Bears had this one coming. After losing "our share of close games," Baylor coach Scott Drew was down-right giddy after Saturday's game at the Ferrell Center.
Standing at the plate in the bottom of the ninth, with the 14th-ranked Baylor Lady Bears trailing by one, the last thing on Clare Hosack's mind was hitting a walk-off home run.
Senior guard Brady Heslip did his part in changing Baylor's course of history for the 2014 season, burying eight 3-pointers and scoring a season-high 24 points Wednesday night to lead the Bears to a 91-58 trouncing of TCU before an announced crowd …
The Baylor women's golf team is in fourth place after shooting 15-over-par 299 in Monday's second round at the Northrup Grumman Regional Challenge. The Lady Bears trail only the nation's three highest-ranks teams in a 16-team field that …
Scott Drew doesn't have to scratch his head and wonder what's gone wrong during the Baylor Bears' four-game losing streak.
After showing up at the arena nearly six hours early for an extra shoot-around Saturday morning, Gary Franklin and Taurean Prince were a combined 10-for-21 from the floor and scored 26 points.
Three weeks into the Big 12 Conference race, the 24th-ranked Baylor Bears certainly didn't expect to be closer to the cellar than the penthouse.
By Derek Smith, MA '05 The 2013 Baylor football season is one fans will not soon forget. Here is a look back at the contributions of some key players on Baylor football's first Big 12 Championship squad.
As much as she hoped there wouldn't be, Kim Mulkey knew there would be days like this, even if it wasn't her mama that told her so.
When Royce O'Neale had a pass deflected and got a shot off after the buzzer, Scott Drew had to be thinking, "Not again."
Even with All-American Odyssey Sims held in check, the seventh-ranked Lady Bears gave the Huskies easily their stiffest test of the year before getting outscored 10-2 in the last four minutes and falling, 66-55, in front of a season-high crowd of 9,145.
Make no mistake about it, this one hurts . . . a lot.
Baylor makes no bones about it. The 20th-ranked Bears want to be back at AT&T Stadium in April for the Final Four.
When Hurricane Katrina rocked his world eight years ago, literally uprooting him from the only home he had known, Cyril Richardson had a lot more on his mind than playing football.
Hoping for a little of that "Maui Magic" that helped them overcome a 14-point deficit the night before, the 17th-ranked Baylor Bears came up short in Wednesday night's championship game against a Syracuse team that has never lost here.
Before most of his Baylor football teammates had even started high school, Clay Fuller already owned a house and was playing pro baseball in the Los Angeles Angels' organization.
The 20th-ranked Bears seemed firmly in control with a 10-point lead in the final two minutes. But with Baylor turning it over twice in a 17-second span, upset-minded Charleston Southern scored seven unanswered points and had an open 3-pointer to tie it …
Looking over the Baylor Stadium project from the concourse level, Todd Patulski couldn't help but smile.
Brady Heslip misses a free throw about as often as I miss a meal. But with an epidemic spreading through the whole Baylor team - the 23rd-ranked Bears were an anemic 53.7 percent from the line (22-of-41) - the senior sharpshooter could only shake his …
With a deep roster that includes seven first-year players, Baylor coach Scott Drew said he could go with a different lineup "every half, every game."
This summer, Jerry Moore and his wife of 53 years, Margaret, walked around the Baylor campus where they first met and "played like we were kids."
Baylor cut through its first four opponents like a machete slicing through soft butter. You know ahead of time who's going to win that battle.
Four months ago, Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com labeled the Baylor Bears as this year's "Freak" team and listed running back Lache Seastrunk as one of the top 20 freaks in college football.
July 30, 2013 Article on the most interesting things found during a particular student's college tours includes Baylor University's numerous open fields, hidden trails, clean campus, friendly students and Baylor bear exhibit.
Baylor sharpshooter Brady Heslip fired the first shot in a friendly rivalry, saying his Canadian team is "trying to win gold" at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, "so we have to take them out."
Pierre Jackson became the first Baylor guard drafted in 25 years and the first Bear ever drafted by the storied Philadelphia 76ers franchise on Thursday, taken in the second round with the 42nd pick overall.
Reported trade to New Orleans Pelicans can't be made official until July 11
By Jeff brown, BA '00 After a devastating fertilizer plant explosion in nearby West, Texas, the entire Baylor family sprang into action.
In nine months, Baylor’s official Instagram account has grown from scratch to the No. 5 most-followed university Instagram account of any Division I-A school in the country. With almost 8,500 followers, Baylor trails only the official university …
Pitching with a fractured right hand, freshman Heather Stearns dominated Texas A&M's powerful lineup for four perfect innings to get the 18th-ranked Baylor softball team to a winner-take-all championship game at the NCAA College Station Regional.
Second straight loss to TTU gives BU sixth series loss in eight series in Lubbock
Bears eliminated from any chance to win Big 12 regular season title
Bears advance to third round of NCAA Championship play for 12th straight season.
The 20th-ranked Lady Bears end their season at 17-15.
From the building blocks of Benjamin Becker and Benedikt Dorsch that brought Baylor its first national championship in any sport, to Lars Poerschke, Dominik Mueller, Julian Bley and Marko Krickovic, the Baylor tennis program has kept a German pipeline flowing.
Former QB is 10th former Bear to earn induction.
Newman stout in first start since April 12
With the ACL in his right knee torn twice and the meniscus in the same knee repaired four months ago, Henry Vildosola shouldn't be able to compete in even one event at this weekend's Big 12 Track & Field Championships.
Garner goes the distance, fans career-high 10
Bears win two national titles in tumbling heats at Quinnipiac.
The Lady Bears scored all seven runs in two innings of play.
Bears complete undefeated run through conference play and extend win streak to nine.
Bears become last team in Big 12 to drop first league series
Sophomore Samantha Schaefer secured two of the three points for the Bears.