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Soccer advances to NCAA Sweet 16. MBB 3-0, Coach Drew 3-0-0. WBB vs. UCLA. Football vs. Iowa State. Cross Country at NCAA Tournament.

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Our hearts and prayers are with Coach Fuller and her family.

Today’s Events

Cross Country

Baylor runners Bradley, West leaning on each other for support at NCAA meet | Baylor Cross Country | wacotrib.com, When you’re running, it’s much more fun with the buddy system.

Football

Five Keys to #SicISU - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Guys like linebacker Taylor Young, defensive end Brian Nance and tight end Jordan Feuerbacher, all the ones that have stuck it out, they deserve to go out with a win in their final game at McLane Stadium.

Bears hope to win for seniors in home finale vs. Iowa State | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, After seven straight losses at McLane Stadium dating back to last season, Baylor hopes to change the story line and send out its seniors with a win in the home

Baylor's home finale comes vs Iowa St program on rise, Iowa State is a year ahead of Baylor in its rebuilding, showing a path the Bears can follow

Pop Quiz: Q&A with Baylor tight end Ish Wainright | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, You can’t spell “swish” without Ish.

Baylor Preview: Good Cop, Bad Cop | Sports | iowastatedaily.com, The good cop and bad cop bring insights and key points for the upcoming Iowa State and Baylor game on Saturday.

John Werner's college picks: Physical Iowa State should be too much on Baylor senior day | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, Iowa State’s trips to Waco haven’t been fruitful in recent years.

Zeb Noland ready to roll for Iowa State if needed at Baylor, Iowa State redshirt freshman ready if the Cyclones need him

Baylor recruiting update: Focus shifting to rebuilding offensive line, DieHards, Baylor football is focusing on rebuilding the offensive line over the past few weeks are recruiting. Here's a full update of the progress.

Lady Bears Basketball

No. 3/3 WBB Travels for Top 10 Clash - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The No. 3/3 Baylor Lady Bears receive an early challenge on Saturday, Nov. 18, meeting the No. 8/7 UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion at 3 p.m. (CT).

No. 8/7 UCLA Hosts No. 3 Baylor on Saturday - UCLABruins.com | UCLA Athletics
8/7 UCLA (2-0) hosts #3 Baylor (3-0) on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1:05 p.m. PT live on the Pac-12 Networks.

This is the 10th meeting between Baylor and UCLA with the Lady Bears leading the series, 7-2. Baylor won last year's meeting, 84-70, in Waco, Texas on Nov. 14. The Bruins battled the Bears in the first quarter, trailing only 19-15 and then exploded for 33 points in the second period, the most scored by UCLA in any quarter up to that point, to build a 48-41 lead at the break. In the record-setting quarter, UCLA made 5-of-6 from downtown and was 12-for-24 from the field. The Bears scored the first eight points of the third period to take the lead. After that, they were met with little resistance, pounding the glass to the tune of a 52-25 advantage, leading to a 26-7 edge in second-chance points. In the fourth quarter, Baylor used a 19-2 run to put the game away. Jordin Canada had a team-high 23 points and added six assists and four steals to lead UCLA. Monique Billings had her second straight double-double to open the season with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Senior Kari Korver added 13 points on 4-for-8 shooting from three-point range. Kalani Brown led four Baylor players in double figures with 25 points to go with 19 rebounds (eight offensive).

Mulkey not with No. 3 Baylor after daughter lost unborn baby | College Basketball | host.madison.com, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey didn't travel Friday with the No. 3 Lady Bears for their game at No. 8 UCLA after her daughter lost her unborn . . .

Lady Bears playing for #teamscout at No. 8 UCLA | Lady Bears Basketball | wacotrib.com, Since Baylor director of women’s basketball operations Makenzie Fuller announced her pregnancy on social media Monday, prayers and messages of encouragement have rushed in from all over the country for . . .

Soccer Bears

Baylor soccer beats USC to advance to Sweet 16 | Baylor Soccer | wacotrib.com, The Baylor soccer team proved its resilience once again by dominating a penalty kick shootout to knock off defending national champion USC in the second round of NCAA Tournament play.

Baylor soccer knocks off defending national champions USC in penalty kicks | The Baylor Lariat, The opponent was different. The name on the jersey read Trojans across and they donned the crown of defending national champions. But the Baylor message never wavered.

Never quit, never surrender.

Baylor soccer stormed back to tie the game at one with 16 seconds left in regulation on a goal from junior defender Sarah King and it was King who delivered the knockout to USC.

Leading 2-0 in penalty kicks, King smoothly fired it to left and passed a diving redshirt freshman goalkeeper Kaylie Collins to send the Bears to the Sweet Sixteen.

USC had kept Baylor on its toes defensively all game long, outshooting the Bears 18-11 and 8-5 on goal. The Trojans held the advantage in corners as well, collecting nine to Baylor’s six.

But in the end, it was freshman goalkeeper Jennifer Wandt and the Baylor defense that proved to be up to the challenge. Wandt, who made seven saves against the Trojans leading up the shootout, made two saves and forced two other wide misses from USC to secure a 1-1 tie and advancing 3-0 on PKs.

Baylor head coach Paul Jobson said that it was a collective team effort that helped the Bears prevail.

“I couldn’t be more proud of this team. Jen (Wandt) played great tonight. We have to remember she’s a true freshman so a lot of credit to her,” Jobson said. “Everybody in front of her played a fantastic game to be able to advance against the reining national champions.”

OBF Note: “It is good to be the home team.”

Man Bears Basketball

No. 25 MBB Defeats Alcorn State, 78-61 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Jo Lual-Acuil scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Baylor men's basketball to a 78-61 win over Alcorn State.

Drew nails down 300th win in romping of Alcorn State | Baylor Men's Basketball | wacotrib.com, Baylor coach Scott Drew didn’t have to sweat out his 300th career win Friday night.

Drew gets win number 300 as Baylor rolls past Alcorn State | The Baylor Lariat, No. 25-ranked Baylor men’s basketball took down Alcorn State 78-61 Friday night at the Ferrell Center. The Bears (3-0) capitalized on easy basket opportunities to defeat the Braves (0-4) and give head coach Scott Drew his 300th career win.

The Baylor Bears defeated the Alcorn State Braves 78-61, 247Sports, The Baylor Bears easily defeated the Alcorn State Braves Friday evening at the Ferrell Center to improve to 3-0 on the year with an easy 78-61 victory.

No. 25 Baylor beats Alcorn St 78-61 for Drew's 300th win | Boxing | themonitor.com, Scott Drew downplayed his 300th career victory. His Baylor players didn't after the 25th-ranked Bears beat Alcorn State 78-61 on Friday night.

Legends

Four Former Men's Golfers Make Final Stage of Web.com Qualifying - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Four former Baylor golfers have advanced through to the final stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament, which will be held Dec. 7-10 at Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, Ariz.