If you were trapped under a rock yesterday, Baylor had a pretty decent Saturday with the football team winning its seventh game of 2012 and men's basketball bringing Kentucky's 55-game home winning streak to an end.
A quick site update before I bring the noise, funk, and links: we'll find out later today which bowl the Bears get this season, and I'm going to put up a Game Thread for the bowl announcements, so check back here after you get your fill of NFL action. One of the links below should shed a little light on where we might end up.
We'll start with Baylor 41, Oklahoma State 34:
(7-5, 5-4) #24/RV/23
Waco, Texas • Attendance: 39,203
(7-5, 4-5) NR/RV
Football Runs Past Oklahoma State, Wins Third Straight - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
Lache Seastrunk rushed for 178 yards, including a 76-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, and Nick Florence passed for 296 yards as Baylor beat No. 24 Oklahoma State 41-34 Saturday.
Oklahoma State vs. Baylor - 2012-12-01 - NCAA College Football Score - SI.com
Nick Florence and other Baylor seniors have told Lache Seastrunk over the past few months to finish strong on his runs.
Big 12 helmet stickers: Week 14 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
Time to hand out the last batch of helmet stickers of the regular season. Your hardware is in the mail, gentlemen.
What we learned in the Big 12: Week 14 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
Here's what I learned on the Big 12's last weekend of the season.
Baylor knocks off OSU, earns 7th win - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
Baylor coach Art Briles is quickly becoming one of the hottest coaching names in college football. And his Bears just accomplished something that hasn’t been done in Waco, Texas, in over 60 years.
Baylor’s Lache Seastrunk pulls his hamstring at about midfield, still scores a touchdown | Dr. Saturday - Yahoo! Sports
We all knew Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk was fast, but he took that to another level with a 76-yard touchdown run on Oklahoma State.
Baylor Notebook: Bears show off for bowl reps | Wacotrib.com
Representatives of both the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl and the Alamo Bowl attended Saturday’s 41-34 win over Oklahoma State at Floyd Casey Stadium, with both bowls monitoring the Bears. The Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, formerly the Insight Bowl, is at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Ariz., while the Bears are plenty familiar with the San Antonio-hosted Alamo Bowl. Baylor beat Washington last year to capture the Alamo Bowl title in the Alamodome.
Lexington, Ky. • Attendance: 24,192
MBB Snaps Kentucky's Home Streak With 64-55 Win - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
Kentucky's 54-game winning streak at Rupp Arena came to an end on Saturday when the No. 8 wildcats were upset by Baylor 64-55.
Baylor Bears vs. Kentucky Wildcats - Recap - December 01, 2012 - ESPN
Baylor's comfort with the zone defense on Saturday created uneasiness for No. 8 Kentucky. It left the Wildcats with a 64-55 loss to the Bears, a two-game losing streak and the end of their 55-game run at home. Not to mention a lot of soul searching.
Baylor Ends Kentucky’s Home Winning Streak in Basketball - NYTimes.com
Baylor beat No. 8 Kentucky, 64-55, leaving the Wildcats on a two-game losing streak and ending their 55-game winning streak at Rupp Arena.
College basketball: Baylor wins at Kentucky : Stltoday
Baylor coach Scott Drew said his team has checked off a lot of firsts for the school the past several years.
Kentucky, Noel have much to learn after loss to Baylor
Nerlens Noel has a wingspan worthy of a bald eagle, and the light touch of a longshoreman. He is more size than skill, more potential than polish and considerably less than he will be if he leans to to finish.
Recapping Saturday afternoon's games - College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
Some assorted thoughts on the bulk of Saturday's afternoon action.