Waco has flourished into one of the nation’s epicenters of women’s basketball. For the second year in-a-row, the Lady Bears will host the Basketball Travelers Inc. (BTI) Classic – a three-day, weekend-long round-robin tournament between Baylor, Utah State, Stetson University and Texas Pan-American.
The No. 8 Lady Bears tracked their steps back from last season against Kentucky on Monday night – an early season loss to a top-25 ranked Kentucky team, exposing issues as well as potential in head coach Kim Mulkey’s team.
By Jeffrey Swindoll Sports Writer The No. 8 Lady Bears picked up their first loss of the season after No. 11 Kentucky’s 50 points in the second half to overpower Baylor 74-64 Monday night in Lexington, Ky. Last time the Lady Bears played Kentucky in the regular season, the game
The 2014-15 season began with a 101-60 victory for the No. 8 Lady Bears Friday night at the Ferrell Center over the Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles. After a strong showing in the team’s second exhibition game last week, sophomore forward Nina Davis continued her good form, leading the Lady Bears with 22 points and 10 rebounds Friday night.
Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey enters her 15th season as head coach of the Lady Bears with a different challenge than her previous two seasons – she does not necessarily have an all-star like Brittney Griner or Odyssey Sims leading her team.
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Sophomore forward Nina Davis, freshman guard Kristy Wallace shined and junior post Kristina Higgins shined in the No. 8 Lady Bears’ exhibition game versus Tarleton State on Monday night at the Ferrell Center. It was the second of two exhibition games ahead of the Lady Bears’ 2014-15 regular season. The Lady Bears defeated the TexAnns 102-41.
In the dawn of a new era for Baylor women’s basketball, the No. 8 Lady Bears downed Midwestern State University 99-56 in an exhibition game at the Ferrell Center Tuesday night. For many newcomers to the team, the game was a chance to get valuable playing time before the regular season. For head coach Kim Mulkey, it was an opportunity to test her players in different spots on the floor.
By Jeffrey Swindoll Sports Writer It won’t count toward the regular season record, but Baylor Lady Bears basketball plays Midwestern State University 7 p.m. today at the Ferrell Center. Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey starts her 15th season at Baylor, returning three starters and nine total players from last year’s
Moving past the Brittney Griner era was part of the Baylor women’s basketball’s maturation process last season. With the loss of Griner, much of the responsibility, defensively and offensively, was put on Odyssey Sims’ shoulders. Growing out of that dependency on Sims will be inevitable for the Lady Bears in the 2014-15 season.