Baylor Rumors & News

  • Baylor players need to be separated during a timeout after shoving

    CBS Sports "Baylor is in the midst of trying not to become a victim of one of trendiest first-round upset picks. And it seems the Bears are coming unglued." March 17

  • Report: Arkansas State hires Baylor assistant Grant McCasland as coach

    SI "Arkansas State has hired Baylor assistant coach Grant McCasland as head coach, reports Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. McCasland, who played at Baylor, has worked at the school as an assistant since 2011. Prior to joining the Bears staff, he was a successful head coach at the junior college and..." March 15

  • No. 1 Kansas hangs on to defeat Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas head coach Bill Self was not happy with his team's play in the first half, but he was confident they would respond when it counted. The No. 1-ranked Jayhawks trailed No. 22 Baylor 23-21 at halftime, but defeated the Bears 70-66 to advance to the finals of the Big 12..." March 11

  • Board work helps No. 22 Baylor advance past No. 23 Texas

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- No. 22 Baylor "rebounded" from a rough end of the season with a resounding 75-61 victory over No. 23 Texas in Thursday's quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament at Sprint Center. The Bears held a 46-27 advantage on the boards in the victory. "You have to give credit..." March 10

  • No. 10 Mountaineers finish off No. 19 Bears

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- It can be difficult to tell if stone-faced West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is pleased or ticked off. But the West Virginia players could fly home from their final regular season game knowing their coach was at least smiling on the inside. The 10th-ranked Mountaineers finished..." March 05

  • No. 6 Oklahoma escapes with win over No. 19 Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "NORMAN, Okla. -- On a night when Oklahoma's last national player of the year was honored, Buddy Hield made yet another case for this year's award. Hield started off hot, then disappeared a bit before coming on strong near the end, helping the No. 6 Sooners escape Lloyd Noble Center with a..." March 01

  • Baylor basketball forward Rico Gathers will play football next season

    Houston Chronicle "Baylor forward Rico Gathers is going to play tight end for the Baylor football team next season. After the Bears' basketball season ends, Gathers was planning to work out with football conditioning guru George Whitfield in San Diego and try to make an NFL roster next season." March 01

  • No. 19 Baylor cruises past TCU

    The Sports Xchange "FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU coach Trent Johnson had a simple explanation for Baylor's 86-71 victory on Saturday night. "As hard as it is for me to talk about and say, they're better than we are," Johnson said. "They're a better basketball team. It's just the way it is right now." There's..." February 27

  • No. 2 Kansas grinds out win over Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Kansas' performance wasn't pretty against No. 19 Baylor, but the No. 2 Jayhawks still scraped together the kind of road win they have been using to sustain their reign as Big 12 champions for more than a decade. Kansas got the key rebounds and baskets it needed in the last..." February 23

  • Motley stars as No. 25 Baylor cruises past No. 24 Texas

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN - No. 25 Baylor took 51 shots from the floor and made 32 of them Saturday in a 78-64 win against 24th-ranked Texas but even that blazing-hot statistic line paled in comparison to the performance of Bears' forward Johnathan Motley. Motley scored 24 points and made his first 11..." February 20

  • No. 25 Baylor gets much-needed win vs. No. 12 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Baylor forward Taurean Prince said the 25th-ranked Bears needed a win for themselves. Not for the Big 12 standings or the NCAA Tournament selection committee, just for Baylor. Forward Johnathan Motley scored 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Prince added 14 points..." February 17

  • Evans helps Texas Tech knock off No. 21 Baylor

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- Texas Tech coach Tubby Smith said his team is getting better, but he's not predicting how far the Red Raiders will go. The Red Raiders took a step toward the NCAA Tournament as they went on the road to defeat No. 21 Baylor, 84-66, on Saturday night at the Ferrell Center...." February 13