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Daily Bears Reports: 7/23- Expansion, Silver Medal for London, and Barbers on Baylor’s Offense

NCAA Basketball: Big 12 Championship-Kansas vs Baylor Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech released a positive statement about Houston joining the Big 12. Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News writes:

"As the Big 12 evaluates its options for expansion, Texas Tech welcomes the consideration of the University of Houston. We have always valued our partnerships with UH," the statement read.

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Wil London won a silver medal. From the Waco Tribune-Herald:

Baylor freshman Wil London III finished second in the IAAF World U20 Championship 400-meter final at Zawisza Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland, running a personal best 45.27 seconds after running a 47.23 to qualify in the semifinals Wednesday.

Dino Barbers, former Baylor assistant and current leader at Syracuse had this to say, from Stephen Bailey of

"We're like Baylor, but we're different than Baylor," Babers said at the ACC Kickoff on Friday. "If you really know what Baylor does, we're different than Baylor. Speed wise we're a lot like Baylor, but we like to get in some sets and do some things that Baylor doesn't have to do because their personnel is so much better than everyone else's personnel."

A few years down the road, Babers hopes the unique system he's adapted from Baylor can attract the type of players that the Bears had before the Pepper Hamilton report shattered their recruiting efforts.