RICO GATHERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Gathers expected back for Texas Tech rematch

No. 21 Baylor won a big road game over Kansas State without Rico Gathers in the lineup, but the Bears don’t want to make a habit of playing without their big man in the middle.

Baylor handles K-State despite absence of star Gathers, 82-72

MANHATTAN, Kan. — With Rico Gathers back home sick in Waco, No. 21 Baylor men’s basketball team needed some inspiring performances in a tough road environment at Kansas State.

Baylor handles Kansas State despite absence of star player

MANHATTAN, Kan. — With Rico Gathers back home sick in Waco, No. 21 Baylor men’s basketball team needed some inspiring performances in a tough road environment at Kansas State.

Buffalo Bills spotted scouting at a college basketball game

The Buffalo Bills made an interesting stop on their scouting trail this week, stopping in Waco, Texas on Monday night for a college basketball game between the Texas Longhorns and Baylor Bears. Buffalo is hoping to find the next great sports transition as Baylor’s power forward Rico Gathers might find himself playing on the gridiron rather than the hardwood. Kevin C. Cox/Getty...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

One NFL team was scouting a Baylor basketball player on Monday

A scout from the Buffalo Bills was in Waco, Texas on Monday night for a basketball game between Baylor and Texas.That's because Baylor senior forward Rico Gathers could eventual play on Sundays.The 6-foot-8, 275-pound forward has attracted interest from NFL teams for several years now, which was detailed in a feature story from Bleacher Report's Jason King last March.Gathers' older...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas-Baylor Preview

Baylor likes to use an imposing frontcourt led by Rico Gathers to bully its opponents while Texas continues to gradually adjust to new coach Shaka Smart's fast-paced ''havoc'' approach. Big 12 teams with contrasting styles will be on display Monday night when the 17th-ranked Bears host the Longhorns. Baylor (17-4, 6-2) leads the conference in rebound margin at plus-9.9 while Texas...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Baylor surges past Georgia 83-73 in Big 12/SEC

WACO, Texas (AP) Rico Gathers had 17 points and nine rebounds, and No. 17 Baylor used a quick start to the second half to beat Georgia 83-73 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday night. Gathers had one of Baylor's five three-point possessions during a 17-2 run in the first 4 minutes after halftime to turn a 35-32 deficit into a 49-37 lead. The Bears (17-4) scored just three points...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor hangs on for road win at Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Rico Gathers scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to help No. 17 Baylor defeat Oklahoma State 69-65 on Wednesday night. Gathers also had nine rebounds and made a critical free throw in the closing seconds. The preseason all-Big 12 selection had scored in single digits three of his previous five games and scored just two points Saturday against No...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gathers' big 2nd half leads No. 17 Baylor past Oklahoma St.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Rico Gathers scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to help No. 17 Baylor defeat Oklahoma State 69-65 on Wednesday night. Gathers also had nine rebounds and made a critical free throw in the closing seconds. The preseason all-Big 12 selection had scored in single digits three of his previous five games and scored just two points Saturday against No...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Baylor’s Rico Gathers Throws Down A Powerful Fast Break Windmill Dunk

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...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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