Baylor softball has reached impressive heights this season, ranking as high as No.12 in the polls this weekend before a 2-1 series loss to Oklahoma.
Cameras, lights, makeup and bows describe the life of a competitive cheerleader, but that does not justify the talent and skill set needed to execute a two minute and 30 second routine.
Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women’s college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth national championship — they stand alone.
There are 19 active coaches in college basketball who have reached the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament two or more times in their careers. Out of the 19, the youngest is a 43-year-old coach out of Waco by the name of Scott Drew.
After fielding a lineup that boasted a wealth of Division I basketball experience during the past season, Baylor basketball will be forced to go back to the drawing board to find production for next season. The Bears lose three players to graduation: senior power forward Cory Jefferson, senior guard Gary Franklin and senior guard Brady Heslip. Sophomore center Isaiah Austin is also widely expected to forgo his junior season and enter the 2014 NBA Draft.
No. 13 Baylor softball attacked Lamar early and often to earn a 6-1 win over the Lady Cardinals in a wid-week nonconference tilt Tuesday at Getterman Stadium in Waco.
The Baylor Lady Bears’ phenomenal basketball season came to an end after losing to the No. 1 seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish 68-88 in South Bend, Ind. Monday night. Seniors Odyssey Sims, Makenzie Robertson and Mariah Chandler finish their college careers on a loss, but their last season saw unprecedented success with a shockingly young squad behind them.
The Lady Bears advance to the quarterfinal after defeating the No. 3 seed Kentucky Wildcats 90-72 Saturday in Notre Dame, Ind. Baylor will play No. 1 seed Notre Dame in the Elite Eight.
Greg DeVries and Daniel Hill recap Baylor’s loss to Wisconsin and run down the remaining teams.
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No. 29 Baylor baseball has won each of its two conference series this season, but this weekend will be the Bears’ first time battling for a Big 12 game or series win away from Baylor Ballpark.