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NEW YORK CITY- The news regarding Baylor, especially the last few days, has centered on the women’s team. Upset by Louisville, their shot at defending a national title is over. The Brittney Griner ‘era’ in the books. Yes, there is a lot to discuss about the women. The men, on their behalf, have been very successful under Scott Drew, continue to win in post season, and are a game from claiming a National Invitation Tournament title.
Back in 2009 they finished runners-up to Penn State in this, the nation’s oldest post season tournament. Two of the last three seasons they advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight. Following an 18-14 regular season, Baylor got the call from the NIT. They haven’t stopped winning. By virtue of a 76-70 semifinal win over BYU, the Bears are back in the championship game to face Iowa on Thursday. Among Baylor there is a determination, a quiet resolve committed to unfinished business.
“We’ve got one more,” said Pierre Jackso...