Baylor Rumors & News

  • Former Mississippi State G Mario Kegler to transfer to Baylor

    Fanrag Sports "Former Mississippi State Bulldogs talent Mario Kegler has committed to the Baylor Bears, a source told FanRag Sports on Sunday. Per NCAA transfer rules, he will have to sit the upcoming voyage before being eligible to play in the 2018-19 college basketball season. During his lone season with..." June 19

  • Yale standout Makai Mason to transfer to Baylor

    Scout "Junior guard Makai Mason of Yale has declared that after the season he will transfer to Baylor University for his final year of college eligibility. As a member of the Ivy League, student athletes only have four year of eligibility, even if they take a redshirt season. After sitting out the..." May 12

  • Oral Roberts names Baylor's Paul Mills head coach

    Waco Trib "Longtime Baylor assistant Paul Mills has been named Oral Roberts’ head basketball coach. Mills agreed to a five-year contract and will replace Scott Sutton who was fired after an 8-22 season. Sutton had coached 18 years at Oral Roberts, compiling a 328-247 record. Mills served 14 years on..." April 29

  • Baylor's Motley wins Karl Malone Award as nation's top power forward

    Sports Day "Baylor power forward Johnathan Motley was named the Karl Malone Award winner as the nation's top power forward Friday night. A second-team All-American, Motley beat the first-team power forward Caleb Swanigan for the Malone Award. Motley, a unanimous All-Big 12 selection as a junior,..." April 08

  • Baylor's Motley out 4-6 weeks with torn meniscus

    247 Sports "Baylor junior forward Johnathan Motley had surgery last week to repair a torn meniscus and will be out 4-6 weeks, the school confirmed on Thursday. " April 07

  • South Carolina blows out Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Before South Carolina coach Frank Martin acknowledged his players for a terrific defensive performance in the Gamecocks' 70-50 win over Baylor in the East Regional semifinal on Friday, he paid homage to his Southeastern Conference rivals. "I want to credit the teams in our league..." March 24

  • Baylor overcomes late deficit to top USC

    The Sports Xchange "TULSA, Okla. -- Baylor finally subdued the upstart USC Trojans. The third-seeded Bears overcame a four-point deficit late in the second half and ousted 11th-seeded USC 82-78 in second-round NCAA Tournament East Region action Sunday night at the BOK Center. Guard Manu Lecomte scored..." March 19

  • Baylor awakes to roll past New Mexico State

    The Sports Xchange "TULSA, Okla. -- The Baylor Bears made it clear in the second half that they weren't going home early this time. The third-seeded Bears dominated the final 20 minutes against 14th-seeded New Mexico State in the East Regional matchup and claimed a 91-73 victory over the Aggies in the first..." March 17

  • Kansas State knocks off Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If Kansas State was playing desperate, Baylor coach Scott Drew hopes his team becomes desperate in the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats, who many thought were playing for their tournament lives, shot 65 percent in the second half and hit 11 of 12 free throws down the stretch..." March 10

  • No. 11 Baylor overpowers Texas

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- No. 11 Baylor didn't play anywhere near its best basketball on Saturday, but the game it did bring was plenty to beat hapless Texas 75-64 at the Frank Erwin Center in the both teams' regular-season finale. Naismith Men’s College Player of the Year finalist Johnathan Motley..." March 04

  • Motley helps No. 11 Baylor rally past No. 10 WVU

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Johnathan Motley took over in the second half, and No. 11 Baylor avenged its worst loss of the season by defeating No. 10 West Virginia 71-62 on Monday night at the Ferrell Center. West Virginia (23-7, 11-6 Big 12) knocked off then-top-ranked Baylor by 21 points in Morgantown,..." February 27

  • Burton helps Iowa State upset No. 9 Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa State Cyclones continued their late-season charge by knocking off No. 9 Baylor 72-69 on Saturday afternoon at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The Cyclones (19-9, 11-5 Big 12) took control of momentum midway through the second half to notch their fifth straight victory and second win..." February 25

  • Defense, Motley help bail out Baylor against Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- After dropping two Big 12 games last week, Baylor was relieved to win, no matter how the Bears got it done. As it turned out, No. 9 Baylor leaned on its shot-swatting zone defense and forward Johnathan Motley to fend off Oklahoma 60-54 on Tuesday night at the Ferrell..." February 21