When the Baylor men’s basketball team opened preseason practice last Friday, nobody was more excited to be on the court than senior Rico Gathers and freshman King McClure.
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Baylor Bears forward Rico Gathers was arrested yesterday for stealing from a local Walmart. A staff report from the Waco Tribune reported Gathers’ arrest. On June 1, as a store employee told police, a man he “recognized as Gathers” stole various household items and placed them in a shopping cart before going on his merry way and heading to the parking lot without paying for...
Many considered the Big 12 the best conference in the country this season. I wouldn’t disagree. While previewing the conference for USA Today Sports this fall, I looked at team after team — Iowa State to Oklahoma State to West Virginia — and thought “Wow, the Big 12 may get eight teams in the Big Dance this year.” Missing on Kansas State, I was off by just one. Considering...
The Baylor Bears are hoping to make a deep run in the Tournament this year and hope to have the team firing on all cylinders when it starts. With three wins in a row heading in to Saturday's game against West Virginia everything appears to be on the right track and with three minutes remaining and a 19-point lead it appears that they will stay on track.Rico Gathers was one of four...
Not every 280-pound forward can throw down an athletic windmill dunk during a live game. Baylor’s Rico Gathers isn’t every 280-pound forward. During today’s game against West Virginia, the big junior found himself alone, on the receiving end of a long Taurean Prince outlet pass, and went up for a powerful windmill dunk on the uncontested fast break. Rico F. Gathers. https...
WACO, Texas (AP) Off the court, Baylor post player Rico Gathers Sr. is a relaxed family man with a wife and 7-month-old son. At game time for the 16th-ranked Bears, the 6-foot-8, 275-pound junior takes on a much different persona. He is going to do whatever is necessary to get every possible rebound. ''I'm really gritty and grimy,'' Gathers said, chuckling about his on-court transformation...
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February 12, 2015 | Discuss
Rico Gathers set career highs with 25 points and a Big 12-record 28 rebounds, and No. 21 Baylor finally pulled away in the second half for an 81-61 win over NAIA school Huston-Tillotson on Wednesday night. With their two senior starters both getting a night off, the Bears (14-4) trailed by as many as nine points early. They led 37-36 at halftime only after Taurean Prince's buzzer...
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January 21, 2015 | Discuss
WACO, Texas (AP) Rico Gathers had 12 points and 13 rebounds for his first double-double of the season and Baylor remained perfect against Prairie View with a 60-45 victory Friday night. Taurean Prince had a game-high 15 points on 6-of-7 shooting in 22 minutes and Royce O'Neale had 10 rebounds for the Bears, who are 3-0 for the eighth season in a row under coach Scott Drew. John...
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November 21, 2014 | Discuss
Baylor is having some trouble with West Virginia, they currently trail the Mountaineers 52-50 midway through the second half, but sophomore Rico Gathers just woke up the crowd at the Ferrell Center with a monstrous transition dunk. Down 41-36, Gathers grabbed a defensive rebound and quickly dished it off, and then sprinted up the floor and got the ball back from guard Kenny Chery...
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