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Blind eye no excuse for Baylor's Isaiah Austin

Isaiah Austin came to the stark realization as a teenager that he'd never again see out of his right eye. Multiple operations couldn't fix the detached retina and save his vision after a previous injury was aggravated doing a routine dunk before a middle school game. ''It was real hard. ... I'm losing sight, like I'm half-blind now,'' recalled Austin...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wildcats lose to Baylor in double OT, 87-73

WACO, Texas -- Kenny Chery had a triple-double, Brady Heslip hit a tying 3-pointer at the buzzer in regulation and Baylor rallied to beat Kansas State 87-73 in two overtimes Saturday night, snapping a four-game home losing streak. The Bears (16-9, 4-8 Big 12) trailed by 10 with 9 minutes left before rallying to end their longest home skid in nine years. Baylor's Taurean Prince...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Video Of 5 Baylor Basketball Players Getting Baptized This Week

The below video may not directly involve college basketball, but it’s still interesting nonetheless. Bears sophomore center Isaiah Austin posted an Instagram video of five of his Baylor teammates getting baptized at the university earlier this week. Baylor, for those unaware, is a Baptist university. Austin also wrote the below message about the event: We’ll see if their newfound...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

JUCO OT Maurice Porter commits to Baylor Bears

On National Signing Day on February 6, 2013, offensive tackle Maurice Porter signed with the Baylor Bears after flipping his commitment from the Texas Tech Red Raiders to Baylor two days earlier. Porter, however, did not qualify and had to attend junior college. On Friday, Porter again committed to Baylor. E.J. Holland of the Dallas Morning News has the scoop. “I was always...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor won’t have star LB Bryce Hager this spring

An injury that first cropped up last season will linger into Baylor’s preparations for the upcoming season, defensive coordinator Phil Bennett has confirmed. Linebacker Bryce Hager originally suffered a groin injury in the Oct. 12 win over Kansas State and, after playing through it the next four games, ultimately missed the last four games of the season. After visiting with a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

First Look: Baylor’s adidas ‘Sic’ Em Bears’ March Madness uniforms

The Baylor Bears unveiled adidas "Sic' Em Bears" March Madness uniforms on Thursday. Here's a first look at the "Made In March" threads.
Via Gamedayr
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

RGIII models new Baylor basketball jerseys on Twitter

The Baylor Bears' new jerseys for the postseason have gotten mixed reviews from fans, but at least one alumni, Robert Griffin III, seems to be a huge fan of the "Sic 'em" look if you judge by his recent post on Twitter. With a look at could make Dr. J and Andre 3000's character on Semi-Pro jealous, RGIII models in four pictures with the neon version of the jersey...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

K-State's home winning streak ends in 76-74 loss to Baylor

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kenny Chery had 10 of Baylor's 17 consecutive made free throws down the stretch, finishing with a career-high 29 points and leading the Bears to a 76-74 victory over Kansas State on Saturday. Cory Jefferson added 16 points for the Bears (21-10, 9-9 Big 12), who erased a 12-point second-half deficit to win for the seventh time in their last eight games. They...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA won't allow RG3's favorite new Baylor basketball uniforms

It turns out Baylor won't get to wear their fancy new uniforms to the big dance. The Bears have sported the neon highlighter jerseys for a few years now, but this season they added "Sic 'em Bears" on the front. That even got former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III excited about the new-look Bears. But Baylor said that the NCAA won't allow it in the postseason...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA bans “Sic ‘Em Bears” Baylor Uniforms

The NCAA ruled that the Baylor Bears can’t wear the above jerseys in the postseason, doing the Baylor Bears a big time favor. These are horrible. The post NCAA bans “Sic ‘Em Bears” Baylor Uniforms appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Baylor’s “Sic ‘Em Bears” Jerseys Banned By The NCAA

It was just last week that we got our first look at what the Baylor Bears would be wearing for the postseason – presumably the NCAA Tournament. When Adidas unveiled new “Made in March” uniforms for 10 of its banner schools, Baylor was the only to not go with either the school name or its mascot on the front of the jerseys. Apparently that was a bad decision. Baylor will not...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

The Bears were pretty good last season. An 11-2 record overall and 8-1 in the Big 12 was pretty impressive when this was a school that was expected to be a middle of the pack team with Oklahoma, Texas and Oklahoma State supposedly better than the Bears, its head coach Art Briles and its all-everything quarterback Bryce Petty. The end of the season did not happen the way the team...
Via Football Nation
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor's 'extraordinary' season has left lives changed

WACO, Texas - Baylor coach Scott Drew stood outside the media interview room at the Ferrell Center collecting his thoughts. It was Feb. 4 and his team had just suffered its seventh loss in eight games, this one by 17 points to Kansas as part of a 2-8 start in Big 12 play. Before Drew entered the room to answer questions about what wasn't working, why and what he could do to fix...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska beating Baylor is second likeliest upset in West region

Does Nebraska have what it takes to pull the first round upset against the sixth seeded Baylor Bears? Peter Keating at ESPN, who has predicted big upsets in the past, says that a Cornhuskers’s upset has the second best odds of happening in the West region. Keating’s detailed prediction model has the likeliest upset being No. 12 North Dakota State against No. 5 Oklahoma. ESPN’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

3-star SG Kobie Eubanks commits to Baylor Bears

The Baylor Bears have been red-shot, advancing all the way to the Big 12 Championship Game before falling to the Iowa State Cyclones. The Bears earned a sixth seed and will take on the 11th seeded Nebraska Cornhuskers on Friday at 12:40 pm EST in the West Region. Now, the Bears are red hot on the recruiting trail as well. They earned a commitment from 3-star shooting guard Kobie...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Baylor players celebrate, mess up Craig Sager's hair

Baylor Bears players celebrated their win over Creighton and Sweet 16 bid by messing up Craig Sager's hair, which is awesome.
Via Gamedayr
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Tries to Mess Up Craig Sager's Hair After 30-Point Win Over Creighton

The Baylor Bears didn't always look like as stud team during the regular season, but they are certainly playing the part now after destroying Creighton Sunday. Rather than do like other teams and drop that Nae Nae or do some other dance they opted to celebrate in another manner.They jacked up Craig Sager's hair.@SBNationGIF/Twitter Loading...
Via FatManWriting
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mater Dei alum Gary Franklin has found a home at Baylor

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Baylor guard Gary Franklin was so happy to be back home in Southern California ... he slept. Franklin was in a "food coma" thanks to the team meal he and his mates had at a Southern California staple, Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles upon arrival Tuesday night in preparation for their NCAA tournament Sweet 16 matchup with Wisconsin on Thursday...
Via Fox Sports West
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

3-star WR Cameron Stewart commits to UCF Knights

After finishing with a 12-1 record and defeating the Baylor Bears in the Fiesta Bowl, the Central Florida Knights expect to take their recruiting to another level. On Tuesday, they landed their first commitment in the class of 2015 when 3-star wide receiver Cameron Stewart gave his pledge to the Knights. He announced the decision via his twitter account. The 6’3,185-pound Stewart...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Speedy ATH John Humphrey commits to the Baylor Bears

The Baylor Bears have added another potential playmaker to the fold on Tuesday with the commitment of League City (Texas) Clear Falls athlete John Humphrey, who announced his commitment via Twitter: The official declaration came just minutes after Humphrey spoke with head coach Art Briles: Humphrey last visited Baylor in late March and had a top three ($) of Baylor, Ole Miss, and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

3-star OT Sam Tecklenburg commits to Baylor Bears

On Tuesday, the Baylor Bears got a commitment from one of the fastest players in the country when 3-star wide receiver John Humphrey gave his pledge to the Bears. Just a day later, the Bears got someone to open holes and protect the quarterback so players like Humphrey can make plays. 3-star offensive tackle Sam Tecklenburg gave his pledge to the Bears on Wednesday. “Yes sir...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Isaiah Austin Declares For NBA Draft

The 7-foot-1 sophomore Isaiah Austin is taking his talents to the next level. He declared for the NBA Draft after leading the Big 12 in blocks this past season. Baylor’s head coach Scott Drew had nothing but great things to say about Austin. “Our coaching staff really enjoyed working with Isaiah for his two years at Baylor University, and we want to thank him for his tremendous...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor WR Robbie Rhodes popped on pot-related charges

The time of year a head coach and his staff truly dreads, the period between the end of spring practice and the start of summer camp, has claimed yet another legal casualty. The latest FBS program forced to deal with an off-field issue is Baylor, with the Waco Tribune reporting that wide receiver Robbie Rhodes was arrested early Friday morning on a pair of charges. Specifically...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor’s new tailgating area will make you jealous

In 2013, the Baylor Bears said goodbye to Floyd Casey Stadium after 64 years. McLane Stadium is in the process of being built with hope that it will be ready for the 2014 season opener. So what happens to Floyd Casey? According to this tweet from Baylor football, they taking some of the turf and making it into a tailgating area. The Floyd Casey Stadium turf has found a new home in...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor’s new tailgating area will make you jealous

In 2013, the Baylor Bears said goodbye to Floyd Casey Stadium after 64 years. McLane Stadium is in the process of being built with hope that it will be ready for the 2014 season opener. So what happens to Floyd Casey? According to this tweet from Baylor football, they taking some of the turf and making it into a tailgating area. The Floyd Casey Stadium turf has found a new home in...
Via Bloguin Best
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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