After a senior night upset of No. 16 Iowa State, Baylor basketball will look to close its season strong on the road against a Kansas State team that has dominated opponents at home at Fred Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kan.
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The Baylor men’s basketball team was dead in the water only a few weeks ago. Even head coach Scott Drew, the eternal optimist, could not find a team that managed to make the NCAA Tournament after that poor a start. But after Baylor’s (20-10, 8-9) big time 74-61 win against No. 16 Iowa State (22-7, 10-7) in Waco, it may be impossible to leave the Bears out of March Madness.
The Baylor Bears defeated the No. 16 Iowa State Cyclones 74-61 on senior night Tuesday at the Ferrell Center. Baylor’s record improves to 20-10 overall and 8-9 in Big 12 Conference play.
For the last 8:05 of the Texas Tech game, Baylor basketball did not make a single field goal. The Bears missed five straight jumpers, all three-pointers, but somehow managed to hang on with a victory on Saturday at the Ferrell Center.
By Shehan Jeyarajah Sports Writer Baylor will close out its 2014 home campaign on tonight against No. 16 Iowa State at the Ferrell Center with its annual Senior Night. After this season, Baylor will graduate three seniors: guard Gary Franklin, guard Brady Heslip and power forward Cory Jefferson. “The longer
AUSTIN, Texas — For a half, it looked as though the Bears were in hibernation. Baylor finally woke up in the second half, but could not overcome its 25 percent shooting in the first half as Baylor fell to No. 24 Texas 74-69, in Austin.
Baylor basketball has pulled a miraculous turnaround after looking dead in the water only a few short weeks ago.
The Bears are now winners of four straight with only four games left to go in the season.
After seemingly being on pace to fall out of even the National Invitational Tournament conversation, let alone the NCAA Tournament, Baylor basketball has raced back into the postseason picture after a four-game Big 12 Conference winning streak.
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 that didn’t have football at all, people were like dang, what are you going to do if things don’t work out?”