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Baylor vs. Texas previews and other Baylor athletic news.

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Today’s Events

Football

Baylor-Texas: How to Watch - Our Daily Bears, 11 A.M. CT Today on ESPNU

Baylor looking for first win against Texas | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com
Baylor coach Matt Rhule spent most of his life on the East Coast in places like Philadelphia and New York City.

So with a cold front blowing into Waco before Saturday’s 11 a.m. Baylor-Texas kickoff, Rhule is almost giddy that some fall-like football weather has finally arrived at McLane Stadium.

“I was walking over here and they told me it was going to be like 40 degrees on Saturday,” Rhule said. “I’m so fired up, so excited.”

The forecast for Saturday’s game isn’t quite that cold, but Rhule will take 52 degrees and sunny over 90 degrees and humid. Whether a change in the weather means a change in Baylor’s fortunes remains to be seen. But the Bears (0-7, 0-4) hope they can finally break into the win column against Texas (3-4, 2-2), which needs a win to work toward bowl eligibility.

Famous OBF Quote: “We are going to win!”

Five Keys to #SicUT - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The fourth quarter of the West Virginia game might have been the first time all year that the three phases clicked at the same time.

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Banged-up Texas won't overlook 'hungry' Baylor - Houston Chronicle, Two years ago, late in the first quarter of Texas' upset win over 12th-ranked Baylor, a skirmish broke out near the Longhorns sideline. The game descended into temporary, albeit harmless, anarchy before officials finally separated the rival factions.

East Riverwalk open to public, 200 days ahead of schedule | City Of Waco | wacotrib.com, City of Waco leaders were expecting excitement from bicyclists and runners when they opened the $5.4 million East Riverwalk on Friday.

All women participating in the ceremonial running have their own Baylor Line jerseys with their class years and nicknames, just as today’s first-year students do.

Cross Country

Baylor cross country teams want to set pace at Big 12 meet | Baylor Cross Country | wacotrib.com, Todd Harbour called Lindsey Bradley over to the television screen.

“Hey, Lindsey, check this out,” he said, as the Baylor junior distance dynamo strolled over to where the coach was standing. The TV was in the midst of playing a cut of highlights from the Big 12 indoor track and field championship won by the Baylor women last February.

“Ohhhhhh,” Bradley cooed, as she intently gazed at the screen. “All the feels right now. I’m going to cry.”

Cross Country Ready to Race at Big 12 Championship - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The championship season begins this weekend as Baylor cross country travels to Round Rock to race at the Big 12 Championship, held Saturday, Oct. 28 at Old Settler's Park.

Volleyball

Preview: No. 24 Volleyball Looks for Season Sweep over Oklahoma - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 24 Baylor volleyball (17-5, 7-2 Big 12) continues its way up I-35 as it travels to Norman, Okla. to face the Sooners Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. CT at McCasland Field House.

Soccer

SOC Drops Overtime Match with TCU - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, FORT WORTH, Texas Baylor soccer (10-5-2, 4-4-1 Big 12) dropped its second-straight overtime match to close out the regular season, falling 2-1 to TCU (12-5-1, 6-2-1 Big 12) on Friday night at Garvey-Rosenthal Soccer Stadium.

Tennis

WT Duo Posts 2-1 Mark - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The Baylor women’s tennis freshmen duo of Dominika Sujova and Kris Sorokolet kicked off the Haunted Horned Frog Classic, winning two of its three doubles matches on Friday.

Basketball

Women’s

Brown Selected to Visit ESPN - BaylorBears.com - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women’s basketball junior Kalani Brown has been selected to participate in the third annual Women’s Basketball National Media Day on Thursday, Nov. 2 on the ESPN campus in Bristol, Conn. The Lady Bear returning All-American is the only player representing the Big 12 Conference.

Men’s

Big returns for Baylor after Sweet 16, still more to prove, Baylor returns three starters from an NCAA Sweet 16 team, and still has plenty to prove

Baylor Preview Capsule | FOX Sports, Who’s gone: F Johnathan Motley, the team’s top scorer and rebounder (17.3 points, 9.9 rebounds per game), G Al Freeman, G Ishmail Wainright.