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No. 5 Baylor pushes forward after waterlogged win

WACO, Texas (AP) Playoff-contending Baylor had a quick start Saturday followed by its longest drive of the season, and now has made a significant forward push. The No. 5 Bears traded places with Big 12 co-leader TCU in the new AP Top 25 poll Sunday. ''I think our team's record speaks for itself,'' coach Art Briles said after a 49-28 victory over Oklahoma State late Saturday night...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 7 Baylor drops OK State, stays in 3-way tie for Big 12 crown

WACO, Texas -- Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty broke into the open with the end zone in front of him. Petty and the No. 7 Bears weren't about to be tripped up by Oklahoma State again. After throwing touchdowns on Baylor's first two drives that took less than a minute combined, Petty ran 21 yards for the final score as the playoff-contending Bears won 49-28. They avenged their only...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gathers leads Baylor over Prairie View A&M 60-45

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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Baylor Bears: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two Big 12 schools will face off against one another when Oklahoma State and Baylor match-up. No. 7 Baylor (8-1) knows a win over Oklahoma State (5-5) is necessary if they are to have any shot at making the college playoff this year. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX beginning at 7:30 pm ET from McLane Stadium in Waco, TX. The Odds: The Baylor Bears...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 Baylor wants to right wrongs vs Oklahoma St

WACO, Texas (AP) Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty has tried to avoid calling Oklahoma State a revenge game for the No. 6 Bears. ''At the same time, it's hard not to,'' Petty said. ''Last year we had one (regular season) loss and it was to them, so we want to make sure we right our wrongs. ... I'd love to come out and show them who Baylor football really is.'' The Bears' national championship...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 12 Rankings

Week 12 Rankings At wide receiver the big news is Josh Gordon is bizzack! Josh Gordon was fantasy football’s number one receiver last year in standard leagues and he accomplished that in just 14 games due to his previous suspension. He will be an immediate WR1 who is capable of single handedly changing the tides in fantasy leagues especially for those of you shallow leaguers who...
Via Win My Fantasy League
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 6 Baylor right at home for Big 12 title push

Coach Art Briles and No. 6 Baylor feel right at home, whether playing in their new campus stadium or anywhere in the state of Texas. That sets up the Bears nicely for a closing three-game stretch when trying to win their second consecutive Big 12 title and making a final push for a possible spot in the first four-team playoff. They have won 14 consecutive home games, and 18 in a...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Drops #EveryoneInBlack Hype Video Ahead Of OSU Game

Currently ranked No. 7 by the College Football Playoff committee, the Baylor Bears are facing an uphill battle when it comes to playing for a national championship this year. Luckily, they do still have three contests left – against Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and No. 12 Kansas State. For this Saturday’s game against the Cowboys, they’re going all out. Baylor has declared the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears add KR Mariani; waive Dixon

Still looking to shore up their return game, the Chicago Bears signed former Pro Bowl KR Marc Mariani Tuesday. To make room on the active roster, the club released safety Ahmad Dixon. Mariani hasn’t played in the NFL since 2011 due to injuries, but the Bears felt he was worth a flyer in order to provide more punch to the [...]
Via Bears Claws
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chery's 20 lead Baylor to win over South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Baylor coach Scott Drew is glad he's got senior Kenny Chery guiding his young team. Chery scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half to lead the Bears to a 69-65 victory over South Carolina on Tuesday. "I know we have a lot of inexperienced players, first time playing college basketball," Drew said. "It really makes it easy when you have...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma St.-Baylor Preview

Baylor coach Art Briles understands that the only way to ensure a spot in the first College Football Playoff is to keep stringing wins together down the stretch. The sixth-ranked Bears have a good shot to take another step toward that goal as they seek their 15th straight home win Saturday night against a Oklahoma State team mired in its longest losing streak in nine years. After...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chery's 20 lead Baylor to 69-65 win

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Kenny Chery scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half and Baylor held off South Carolina's late charge for a 69-65 victory Tuesday. The Bears were up 64-54 with 4:48 left and looked on their way to an easy win when the Gamecocks (1-1) rallied with an 11-3 run to cut it to 67-65 with 3 seconds left on Tyrone Johnson's layup. But Chery followed with two foul...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Newcomers lead Baylor over McNeese State

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Deng Deng scored 16 points and Lester Medford added 13 to lead Baylor in their debuts, and the Bears beat cold-shooting McNeese State 80-39 in the season opener for both teams Friday night. Deng, a transfer from two-year Lee College in southeast Texas, was 8 of 9 from the field. Medford, a two-time junior college All-American, made three of five from 3-point range...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 Mailbag: TCU/Baylor, ref controversy, expanded playoff?

Thanks for all your e-mails this week. Remember, you can reach me on Facebook and follow me on Twitter for chances to make an appearance in our next Mailbag.  Today, we're tackling the Coach of the Year race, Oklahoma State's offense, Big 12 officiating ... and maybe a few other things. Let's get to your questions:  Evan Trammell in Valley Mills, Texas asks: Can you...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor DE Shawn Oakman Is Upset That TCU Is Ranked Above The Bears, Says The Horned Frogs Know Baylor Should Be Higher

There is a bit of controversy in the Big 12 regarding the most recent College Football Playoff rankings. Both Baylor and TCU are 8-1 on the year, and even though the Bears beat the Horned Frogs earlier this season, TCU was ranked No. 4 while Baylor was ranked No. 7 on Tuesday night. For Bears DE Shawn Oakman, this is an issue. According to Oakman, he is bothered by the committee’s...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 12 College Football Playoff Rankings

The Horned Frogs one loss came at the hands of the Baylor Bears.  But TCU has moved up to fourth in the rankings released Tuesday night, while the Bears were up to seventh. “For the third consecutive week, the committee looked at the overall body of work, their strength of schedule, and looked at the number of top 25 wins,” committee chairman Jeff Long said. “TCU has two...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pregame Huddle: Week 12

The debate surrounding TCU and Baylor highlights a reality that's persisted in college football for decades: The later the loss, the more it costs. Debate the fairness all you want. Time and time again, it's proven true. It's why, combined with a laughably soft nonconference schedule, No. 7 Baylor is still three spots behind No. 4 TCU in the College Football Playoff committee...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor, TCU Setting Frenzied Pace in Big 12

After the Baylor Bears finished dragging his unit up and down the field Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made a telling comment in the postgame press conference regarding his attitude going into the game: “Well there is so much stress on your defense when you play Baylor. It is not only the scheme; it is the players who make the schemes. The...
Via Bloguin Best
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor, TCU Setting Frenzied Pace in Big 12

After the Baylor Bears finished dragging his unit up and down the field Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma Sooners defensive coordinator Mike Stoops made a telling comment in the postgame press conference regarding his attitude going into the game: “Well there is so much stress on your defense when you play Baylor. It is not only the scheme; it is the players who make the schemes. The...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's Corey Coleman proves quite the catch

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) It took awhile, but eventually Baylor receiver Corey Coleman bought into what quarterback Bryce Petty was telling him. The result for Coleman was one of the great performances by a Baylor receiver. The 5-foot-10 sophomore had career highs of 15 catches and 224 yards to help the 10th-ranked Bears defeat No. 16 Oklahoma 48-14. Both totals were second best in school...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 Capsules

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Corey Coleman set career highs of 15 catches and 224 yards to help No. 10 Baylor roll past No. 16 Oklahoma 48-14 on Saturday. It was the most receptions by a player against the Sooners. Coleman also caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Bears (8-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 12 CFP) maintained their conference and national title hopes. Bryce Petty, who...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Trashes Oklahoma, Vaults into College Football Playoff Discussion

Thanks to its 48-14 thrashing of Oklahoma, it’s time to put Baylor back in the national championship conversation. Make no mistake about it: the Bears beat a very good Sooner team. Sure, OU has two losses, but both of those came against teams currently ranked in the top 10. More importantly, the Sooners could have easily earned a “W” in both of those contests if they had come...
Via The Student Section
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor Trashes Oklahoma, Vaults in to College Football Playoff Discussion

Thanks to its 48-14 thrashing of Oklahoma, it’s time to put Baylor back in the national championship conversation. Make no mistake about it: the Bears beat a very good Sooner team. Sure, OU has two losses, but both of those came against teams currently ranked in the top 10. More importantly, the Sooners could have easily earned a “W” in both of those contests if they had come...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Coleman has career day as No. 12 Baylor blows out No. 15 Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. -- Corey Coleman set career highs of 15 catches and 224 yards to help No. 12 Baylor get a landmark win by rolling past No. 15 Oklahoma 48-14 on Saturday. It was the most receptions ever by a player against the Sooners. Coleman also caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Bears (8-1, 5-1 Big 12) maintained their conference and national title hopes. Bryce...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 10 Baylor rolls past No. 16 Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Corey Coleman set career highs of 15 catches and 224 yards to help No. 10 Baylor roll past No. 16 Oklahoma 48-14 on Saturday. It was the most receptions ever by a player against the Sooners. Coleman also caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Bears (8-1, 5-1 Big 12, No. 12 in CFP) maintained their conference and national title hopes. Bryce Petty...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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