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Daily Bears Report 09.07.2012

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Sep 2, 2012; Waco, TX, USA; The Baylor Bears fans root for their team during the third quarter against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Floyd Casey Stadium. The Bears defeated the Mustangs 59-24. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
Sep 2, 2012; Waco, TX, USA; The Baylor Bears fans root for their team during the third quarter against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Floyd Casey Stadium. The Bears defeated the Mustangs 59-24. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

It's a basketball-heavy links load this Friday!

The Baylor Lady Bears will be playing Stanford in the Jack in the Box Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii on November 16th. The last time the Lady Bears faced Stanford was in the semifinal of the NCAA Tournament last year, and they defeated the Cardinal 59-47. The Lady Bears will also travel to Hartford on February 18th to play the University of Connecticut Huskies in what could be one of their toughest games as they look to defend their national title.

John Gasaway writes that Baylor Basketball can improve in one simple way in 2013-cut down on the turnovers. The Dallas Morning News college sports blog links the paragraph referring to the Bears, and the full story is here, behind ESPN's insider paywall.

The Big 12 announced their new Media Rights agreements with ESPN and FOX Sports Media today. If you don't feel like reading the entire thing, rest assured that Baylor makes out rather well from this.

Art Briles is the CBSsports.com RapidReports Big 12 Coach of the Week, for the way the Bears rolled over SMU and Garrett Gilbert, despite the loss of Robert Griffin III and Terrance Ganaway.

Baylor Women's Tennis added three new athletes to their roster, Alex Clay, Victoria Kisialeva and Alex Leatu. Head Coach Joey Scrivano is excited about the three, saying that "they are very hungry to prove themselves and they are eager to develop."

No football game tomorrow, but Baylor Soccer is at North Texas tonight at 7:00 PM before travelling to San Antonio on Sunday for a game against UTSA.