Baylor is one of only three universities in the country to be ranked in the top 25 in football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.
Baylor has two football players in the top 10 on ESPN’s Heisman Watch. The Bears also have a perfect 7-0 record and are No. 6 in the BCS standings.
Women’s basketball is ranked first in the Big 12 and No. 10 in the nation in preseason polls.
On Tuesday, Baylor Athletics and Baylor University Director of Athletics Ian McCaw debuted a new strategic five-year plan that details goals for the entire department.
Primarily, the new strategic plan has five central focuses: student-athlete experience; athletic excellence; culture of integrity; resource development and stewardship; and branding and engagement.
Does lightning strike the same place twice? Baylor athletics is on a mission to make sure that it does.
Going from an overlooked extra in the Big 12 to a front-runner in multiple sports, the Bears are not settling for the past but are hungry for more.
The past two years have been full of success for Baylor’s athletic programs, but there has also been uncertainty regarding Baylor’s conference affiliation.
It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. But that was then. Students and fans can celebrated the best of times with junior quarterback Robert Griffin III’s Heisman victory and the overall success of Baylor football. Alumni, moreover, can look back at how Baylor football performed during their years and be even more thankful.
The NCAA has accepted Baylor’s self-imposed penalties and will not add further penalties for recruiting infractions involving impermissible telephone calls and text messages, the university announced Wednesday.
It was a dream trip, a $100 dream trip, television commentators said during Baylor’s NCAA tournament game against Xavier. The journey didn’t end in storybook fashion, but the general consensus among Baylor students who traveled to Atlanta was loud and clear: Baylor did the right thing.
University administrators approved the sale of 50 more student travel packages to this weekend’s NCAA tournament games in Atlanta after the first 100 sold out Tuesday afternoon.
Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw is one of five nominees for Athletic Director of the Year, according to SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily. McCaw is the only nominee from the Big 12 conference.
Hopefully students did not pick Monday to avoid Fountain Mall. Anyone who did missed something that may not happen again at Baylor for a long time.