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Austin opting for NBA leaves Bears with lack of size

Sophomore center Isaiah Austin officially announced he will forgo his final two years of college eligibility and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft. The decision came just under a month after his final college game, a loss to Wisconsin in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament. How will Austin’s departure impact the Bears in 2014?

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    Softball receiving crucial production from freshmen

Softball receiving crucial production from freshmen

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.

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    Points of view: Competitive cheer should be NCAA sport

Points of view: Competitive cheer should be NCAA sport

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.

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UConn women’s basketball wins ninth national championship

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.

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    Drew deserves praise from Baylor Nation

Drew deserves praise from Baylor Nation

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.

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Basketball will have to forge new identity for next season

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.

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    Softball wins 6-1 over Lamar

Softball wins 6-1 over Lamar

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.

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    Lady Bears fall 88-69 to Notre Dame in Elite Eight

Lady Bears fall 88-69 to Notre Dame in Elite Eight

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.

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Lady Bears advance to the Elite Eight with 90-72 win over Kentucky

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.

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    Don’t Feed the Bears – Baylor Bows Out

Don’t Feed the Bears – Baylor Bows Out

Greg DeVries and Daniel Hill recap Baylor’s loss to Wisconsin and run down the remaining teams.
Also on the podcast, a preview of the MLB season. Is it too early to make World Series Predictions? Our hosts say nay!
Follow our hosts on Twitter @GregDeVries3000 and @D_Hill80 and follow the show @DFTBPodcast.

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