The Lady Bears had the ball and a one-point lead with just over 30 seconds left against West Virginia on Sunday. The Big 12 regular season title was within reach. Coming off a timeout, both teams had the words of their coaches ringing in their ears and understood their responsibilities for the wild finish the game was bound to have.
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With only four games left before the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City, it is safe to say that the Lady Bears’ unorthodox schedule has played into the strengths and weaknesses of Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey’s young team.
Mulkey said she did not have a complete idea of how her team would be able do this season, nor did she have set opinion on the way she felt about the schedule worked out.
Lady Bears head coach Kim Mulkey admits she did not have a complete idea of how her team would do this season.
With only one returning starter and the majority of the current team being freshmen, Mulkey knew she needed a couple of players to step up for the team, regardless of their age or experience.
By Jeffrey Swindoll Sports Writer The 2013-14 Lady Bears basketball team was referred to as “The Odyssey Sims Show” early in the season. The senior guard from Irving was the only returning starter from last year’s team. Sims clearly had a lot on her shoulders going into the 2013-14 season,
By Jeffery Swindoll Sports Writer In an overtime thriller, two of the Big 12’s top teams faced off on in another road test for the No. 12 Lady Bears. Baylor overcame No. 8 Oklahoma State’s second-half comeback, and a frantic overtime period, to beat the conference leaders 69-66 on Sunday.
By Jeffrey Swindoll Sports Writer The No. 12 Baylor Lady Bears (14-3, 4-1) are looking to bounce back in another Big 12 face-off against the Kansas State Wildcats (8-9, 2-4) at 7 p.m. tonight at the Ferrell Center. “After a loss on the road [against Kansas], we’re looking forward to
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Baylor basketball coach Kim Mulkey was suspended for her team’s next NCAA tournament game for criticizing the officiating following a loss to Louisville last spring. The NCAA on Monday also reprimanded Mulkey and withheld Baylor’s team championship per diem from the regional round. After Louisville upset top-seeded
Compete is a word very familiar to head women’s basketball head coach Kim Mulkey. In high school, she led her Hammond High School basketball team to four consecutive state championships. She then went on to play point guard at Louisiana Tech University and won two National Championships, the AIAW title in 1981 and the inaugural NCAA title in 1982. When it came to sports, Mulkey knew how to compete.
Anyone that has been to a Baylor Lady Bears basketball game has seen the video that plays before player introductions. Head coach Kim Mulkey stands before her players and talks about the expectation that this team will repeat as National Champions.
The No. 1 Lady Bears will take on Texas Tech at 7 p.m. today in Lubbock, and will try to build on the nation’s largest winning streak.
Baylor (8-0 Big 12, 18-1 overall) and Texas Tech (6-2 Big 12, 16-4 overall) are the top two teams in the conference.
Both teams have similar numbers in scoring defense. Baylor allows an average of 53.2 points per game whereas Texas Tech allows 53.4.
However, Texas Tech has to stop the Big 12’s best scoring offense.