The Baylor men’s basketball team will head back to the drawing board after its season was brought to an abrupt close following the Bears’ 57-56 loss to 14-seed Georgia State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament last Thursday.
Baylor seemed to have it. The game was a little close for comfort throughout, but Baylor held a two-point lead with its best free-throw shooter at the line. Senior guard Kenny Chery stepped up for a one-and-one opportunity, 15 seconds remaining, his Baylor career on the line. As he had done 186 times before in his Baylor career, he went through his motions and shot a free throw. It ricocheted off the back iron.
Baylor baseball fell 4-3 to Sam Houston State Wednesday night at Baylor Ballpark just after beating the Bearkats by the same score in extra innings on Tuesday. Baylor (7-13, 0-3) recently ended its 10-game losing streak only to win one game before returning to the losing column.
The NCAA tournament field is set and three-seed Baylor knows who its opponent will be in the second round on Thursday. That will be the 14-seed Georgia State Panthers, winners of the regular season and postseason Sun Belt conference championship.
By Cody Soto Sports Writer In less than 24 hours, Baylor men’s basketball will make history. The three-seed Bears face
With two scholarships in hand, Drew decided to reward the two walk-ons. In front of the team, Drew gave a short speech about how hard both players had worked and how essential both are to the program.
“What we’d like to do is to give them thanks for what they’ve done and offer them a scholarship for this semester,” Drew said to the cheers of their teammates.
For the first time in Baylor history, men’s basketball is heading to the NCAA tournament in consecutive years. The Bears earned a three-seed in the West Region and will face Sun Belt Champion Georgia State in Jacksonville, Fla., to open postseason play Thursday.
No. 14 Baylor men’s basketball trailed as many as 12 points in the second half against Texas Tech, but a late rally on senior night helped the Bears take a 77-74 win at the Ferrell Center.
After the final buzzer sounds at the Ferrell Center tonight, No. 14 Baylor men’s basketball seniors Kenny Chery and Royce O’Neale will walk off the court for the final time. The Bears’ final Big 12 matchup against Texas Tech at the Ferrell Center marks the final time fans will see both senior players sporting their Baylor jerseys.
Things get heated every time Baylor and Texas face off in a Big 12 contest, but Monday night’s contest took it to a different level.
After seven players were ejected from the game, the No. 14 Bears couldn’t overcome poor shooting and weak offensive play in the second half to fall 61-59 to the Longhorns at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.