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
The No. 16 Baylor men’s basketball team will face the undefeated Boston College Eagles at 2 p.m. today in its first round game at the Charleston Classic in Charleston, S.C.
Seniors Brady Heslip started his career as a member of the Boston College basketball team before transferring to Baylor. Heslip did not play in any games, however.
Heslip started this season shooting just 20 percent from the three-point arc. While his shooting numbers may be down, teams still have to put a defender in his face because he is such an established threat. This stretches the floor and allows guards to penetrate.
Freshman forward Quincy Miller has decided to enter the NBA Draft and forgo his final three years of eligibility. Miller originally decided to stay but announced Tuesday that he has changed his mind.
High School forward Ricardo Gathers has officially signed with Baylor and completes the basketball teams’ recruiting class.
As Baylor Nation bid adieu to sophomore forward Perry Jones III Monday, it applauded the return of freshman forward Quincy Miller.
Baylor basketball fans associate him with his beard. His teammates take note of his leadership abilities and intensity. While he may resemble King Leonidas, senior Quincy Acy draws his strength and leadership abilities from his family.
As a high school senior, I knew I was going to Baylor, and I knew the Bears were in the 2008 NCAA tournament. So naturally, I penciled in 11-seed Baylor to beat Purdue, a 6-seed.
As he walked off the court with about one minute to play Sunday, senior Quincy Acy looked to be fighting back the tears.
Baylor men’s basketball will fight for a birth to the Final Four in New Orleans at 1:20 p.m. Sunday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Standing in its way is the top-ranked team in the country, the Kentucky Wildcats.
The Baylor Bears are sweet to the 16th degree.