Not a lot on the agenda today other than the biggest event in the year of sports, but I have to be honest, I've been trying to get excited about this game all day and I just can't. I don't care. The only reason I have for watching is the hope that Eli Manning loses, but for him to lose means Tom Brady has to win. Gross.
Anyway, here is all the Baylor/Big XII news that is fit to print. First we go to the ladies...
- Griner Joins 2,000-Point Club as WBB Drops K-State - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com- Brittney Griner scored 29 points in another dominating performance, and No. 1 Baylor cruised to a 70-41 victory over Kansas State on Saturday night to keep its perfect season intact.
- Griner has 29 points as top-ranked Baylor beats K-State 70-41 to remain perfect on season - The Washington Post- MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State had won 40 of 49 games under coach Deb Patterson when the crowd at Bramlage Coliseum exceeded 7,500.
- Top-ranked Baylor overwhelms Wildcat women | Wichita Eagle
- No. 3 UConn Routs No. 13 Rutgers by 31 - NYTimes.com- Connecticut ran its home winning streak to 98 games, while two other highly ranked teams, Baylor and Stanford, also won by huge margins.
And then we have the fellas...
- Quincy Acy makes key plays late as No. 6 Baylor edges Oklahoma State 64-60 - The Washington Post= STILLWATER, Okla. — Quincy Acy kept working, even when a 95 percent foul shooter went to the line late in the game.-- I know I already posted this last night. It has a highlight video, what more could you want?
- Road Warriors: Men's Hoops Ends Streak at Oklahoma State - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com- Perry Jones III had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Quincy Acy provided the go-ahead basket and a key offensive rebound down the stretch and No. 6 Baylor edged Oklahoma State 64-60 on Saturday.
And then some generalized news of Big 12 relevance...
- Texas Basketball Report 5.8: Ten Big 12 Wins Still Within Reach - Burnt Orange Nation- The Texas Longhorns basketball team eyes 10 conference wins as it seeks to secure a bid in the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
- Big 12 Schedule Has Florida State Talking West Virginia Lawsuit, Courting Oklahoma - From Our Editors - SBNation.com- I look forward to the condemnations from Texas A&M fans of FSU and the Big East. After all, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's conference affiliation, right?
- Missouri proves it belongs in Big 12 elite- The Tigers kept their student section off the floor on Saturday. After all, this was no upset.-- I could find 9,000,000 articles about this game. I don't feel like doing that.
Finally a recruiting tidbit about a 2013 class that is getting started in fine style...
- Baylor gets second 2013 commit- Second commit won the NUC Overall MVP in 2011. I'll give you a hint. His name is Kevin Smith. Also goes by KJ. Here is his 247Sports profile.