Monday night’s game against California saw a subtle but significant message sent out by the Lady Bears’ freshmen. It was a frantic first half that had lead changes swinging like a pendulum between Baylor and Cal.
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After a stellar regular season, winning a share of the conference title, and first place in the Big 12 championship tournament, the No. 5 Baylor Lady Bears have high hopes for the NCAA tournament.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Lady Bears won their fourth straight Big 12 title Monday night after beating the West Virginia Mountaineers 74-71. Baylor was led by freshman forward Nina Davis, the youngest player in the starting lineup, in a back-and-forth, physical title game thriller that saw nine lead changes.
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.
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