Isaiah Austin scored 18 points and Baylor held on after blowing most of a 21-point lead for a 78-73 victory over No. 17 Oklahoma on Thursday night in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals.
Cory Jefferson had 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Bears knocked off the Horned Frogs in the first round of the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City.
Isaiah Austin had 18 points and five blocked shots as seventh-seeded Baylor (22-10) advances to play second-seeded Oklahoma (23-8) in Thursday’s quarterfinals. Royce O’Neale contributed 14 points, 12 rebounds and five assists as the...
It was just last week that we got our first look at what the Baylor Bears would be wearing for the postseason – presumably the NCAA Tournament. When Adidas unveiled new “Made in March” uniforms for 10 of its banner schools, Baylor was the only to not go with either the school name or its mascot on the front of the jerseys. Apparently that was a bad decision.
Baylor will not...
The NCAA ruled that the Baylor Bears can’t wear the above jerseys in the postseason, doing the Baylor Bears a big time favor. These are horrible.
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Name: Cory Jefferson Age: 23 School: Baylor
Height: 6’9 Weight: 220 Projected Position: PF
2013-14 Stats (as of 3/10/14):
13.4 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 0.9 apg, 1.4 bpg, 1.4 tpg (28.5 minutes per game)
50.9 FG%, 63.4 FT%, 56.0 TS%, 52.9 eFG%
23.7 USG%, 11.2 ORB%, 21.5 DREB%, 16.5 TRB%, 5.3 BLK%
The Baylor Bears took a long and strange road to their 21 wins on the season. However they got their though, it means another trip to the NCAA tournament.
Kenny Chery scored a career-high 29 points and also had six rebounds, six assists and three steals as the visiting Bears overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to slay the Wildcats in Big 12 play.
Cory Jefferson added 16 points for Baylor (21-10, 9-9), which has won seven of its last eight games. Chery scored 12 points in the final three minutes, making all 10 of his free throws...
An injury that first cropped up last season will linger into Baylor’s preparations for the upcoming season, defensive coordinator Phil Bennett has confirmed.
Linebacker Bryce Hager originally suffered a groin injury in the Oct. 12 win over Kansas State and, after playing through it the next four games, ultimately missed the last four games of the season. After visiting with a...
On National Signing Day on February 6, 2013, offensive tackle Maurice Porter signed with the Baylor Bears after flipping his commitment from the Texas Tech Red Raiders to Baylor two days earlier.
Porter, however, did not qualify and had to attend junior college.
On Friday, Porter again committed to Baylor. E.J. Holland of the Dallas Morning News has the scoop.
“I was always...
The below video may not directly involve college basketball, but it’s still interesting nonetheless. Bears sophomore center Isaiah Austin posted an Instagram video of five of his Baylor teammates getting baptized at the university earlier this week.
Baylor, for those unaware, is a Baptist university. Austin also wrote the below message about the event:
We’ll see if their newfound...
When Rico Gathers steps on a basketball court, everyone takes notice. Even on the biggest stage of college basketball, the sophomore is physically a man-among-boys at 6-foot-8 and 270 pounds.
“Every football coach in the area wanted me to come and play football for them back in high school,” Gathers said. “It was actually a big controversy in my area. When I chose a school...
Isaiah Austin came to the stark realization as a teenager that he'd never again see out of his right eye.
Multiple operations couldn't fix the detached retina and save his vision after a previous injury was aggravated doing a routine dunk before a middle school game.
''It was real hard. ... I'm losing sight, like I'm half-blind now,'' recalled Austin...
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Baylor basketball coach Scott Drew has overcame tremendous odds to get the program where it is today. No, not the current five game losing streak, but to the point where they actually matter. Drew has resurrected Baylor form the Dave Bliss/Patrick Dennehy scandal to three NCAA Tournament appearances including two berths in the Elite Eight and a NIT title.Drew inherited a program...
Baylor center Isaiah Austin is blind in one eye because of a torn retina he suffered at the age of 16. This injury caused him to lose his vision in his right eye. Now on the court, Austin wears protective glasses and a prosthetic eye cover. What could have been an “excuse” turned into a gift and a story for Austin to tell everyone about.
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Rapper Snoop Dogg's son Cordell Broadus is interested in possibly joining the Baylor Bears.
"I got high interest in Baylor. I like how much they throw the ball. I also like their winning percentage," Broadus told 247Sports writer Ryan Bartow.
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