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The Baylor Lady Bears and Kim Mulkey face the Kentucky Wildcats in the Sweet 16. In a first-ever (maybe) occurrence, it's the DBR written while a game is going on!

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It's game day! Let's get right into it.

Lady Bears Face Kentucky

No. 5 WBB Faces No. 10 Kentucky in Sweet 16 - BaylorBears.com

Coach Kim Mulkey and her Lady Bears are in South Bend today to do battle with the Lady Wildcats of the state college from Kentucky. The game is a rematch of the quadruple overtime madness that was the game at Jerry World, though it is nigh impossible that today's game will match that scoring output.

Honestly, I don't know much about Kentucky's team and I am utterly exhausted from this week, so I don't have much to say on this one. I trust that Mulkey will have the Lady Bears ready to go and that it'll be a close game. Watch it on ESPN at 11:00.

Hey look, I didn't wake up until this game had already started and now it is the second half. The Lady Bears are running over Kentucky right now and if they can stay out of foul trouble, they'll be in the Elite Eight once again.

Odyssey Sims a Wade Trophy Finalist - BaylorBears.com

This is the third straight season Sims has been named as a finalist for the Wade Trophy.

Name Institution Year Position
Stefanie Dolson University of Connecticut Senior Center
Bria Hartley University of Connecticut Senior Guard
Jordan Hooper University of Nebraska Senior Forward
Natasha Howard Florida State University Senior Forward
Jewell Loyd University of Notre Dame Sophomore Guard
Maggie Lucas Penn State University Senior Guard
Kayla McBride University of Notre Dame Senior Guard
Tiffany Mitchell University of South Carolina Sophomore Guard
Chiney Ogwumike Stanford University Senior Forward
Odyssey Sims Baylor University Senior Guard
Breanna Stewart University of Connecticut Sophomore Forward
Alyssa Thomas University of Maryland Senior Forward

Probably because she does things like this:

Other Baylor News

No. 29 Baseball's Late Rally Falls Short at West Virginia - BaylorBears.com

Baylor continues their road woes as the fell in Morgantown yesterday. Baylor came back and drove in five runs in the ninth inning to force extra innings, but could not complete the comeback, as the 'Eers earned a run in the bottom of the 12th to win the game. The second game was scheduled for today, but...

No. 12 Softball Explodes Offensively in 14-1 Win over Texas Tech - BaylorBears.com

Baylor Softball seems to have none of the road woes that the Baseball team does; they rolled over the Lady Techsters in impressive fashion, 14-1. Baylor's pitching continues to be dominant; Canion and Paul retired 13 of the final 15 batters. Today's game should begin at 4:00.

Bromell Sets 100-Meter School, Texas Relays Records - BaylorBears.com

Trayvon Bromell ran a 10.02 100-Meter dash, so he's pretty slow and all. By the way, that is just 0.01 second short of the junior world record (those 20 and under). Future Michael Johnson? Other qualifiers for today's finals include Tiffani McReynolds (JR) in the 100 Hurdles, and both Men's and Women's 4x100-Meter Relay. Full results are available in the link.

EQ Advances to Big 12 Title Meet After Win Over TCU - BaylorBears.com

Equestrian beat TCU, 11-9, to advance to the Big 12 equestrian title match, their first since 2010. As of right now, the Ridin' Bears are trailing the Okies.

Not sure how to do an embedded Twitter feed from one account, but this is the latest from the Equestrian account:

I'll have more on the results tomorrow.

Men's Tennis Sweeps No. 32 Memphis - BaylorBears.com

No. 6 Men's Tennis destroyed the No. 32 Tigers of Memphis to move their season record to 15-4. The Bears remain a perfect 11-0 at home this season following their ninth shutout of the season.

A&T Faces Oregon in First Home Meet - BaylorBears.com

Acrobatics and Tumbling host the undefeated Oregon Ducks for their first home meet of the season at the the Ferrell Center tonight at 6:30. The Lady Bears lost to Oregon when the teams met at the beginning of the season.

The Cascadian Conflict

SB Nation's Longforms are some of the best sports writing on the Internet. A Longform about the best rivalry in the MLS upholds this tradition. Burn, Destroy, Wreck, Kill. Read it. RCTID!

Looking Ahead

Football had scrimmage number three today. Here are some Tweets.

Running back pass!

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