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Daily Bears Report 11/25/2017 - Midnight Arrives for Soccer’s Cinderella PostSeason

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Duke shuts out Baylor Soccer 4-0. Football numbers 1-11. Lady Bears compete today in volleyball and basketball.

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NORMAN, OK - OCTOBER 20:  A Baylor Bears cheerleader yells through a megaphone before the Big 12 Conference football game against the Oklahoma Sooners on October 20, 2001 at Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.  The Sooners defeated the Bears 33-17.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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Today’s Events

Football

Baylor TE Ishmail Wainright thanks university for 5-year career, DieHards, Baylor tight end Ishmail Wainright wrapped up his career at Baylor with the football team on Friday.

No. 12 TCU routs Baylor, clinches Big 12 title game spot in raucous Rivalry Week matchup | FOX Sports, Kenny Hill threw touchdowns to three different receivers and ran 3 yards for another score as No. 10 TCU clinched a spot in the Big 12 championship game with a 45-22 win over Baylor on Friday.

Big 12 to Review TCU-Baylor Fight, Says Commissioner Bob Bowlsby | Bleacher Report, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby confirmed the conference will review footage from a fight between TCU and Baylor at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, on Friday to see whether any additional discipline is warranted...

TCU pulls away for 45-22 win over Baylor, heads to Big 12 title game | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, TCU is bound for the Big 12 championship game and Baylor is headed home after a one-win season.

Despite a 1-11 season, future is bright for Baylor Bears, HeartlandCollegeSports, Despite the Baylor Bears 1-11 season, there is plenty of reason for optimism in Waco as they look ahead to the 2018 season and beyond.

Football Drops Regular Season Finale at TCU - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Charlie Brewer threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for another 49, but Baylor fell in its regular season finale at TCU, 45-22.

Baylor Loses to TCU, Finishes 1-11 in 2017 - Our Daily Bears, Eleven losses means eleven failures—games we wanted to win and didn’t. We can call them failures because it is what they are.

The next time this Baylor team takes the field in a real game will be a little over nine months from now against Abilene Christian. I’m looking forward to it like few games in our history, and I hope you are, too.

Famous OBF Quote: “Show me someone who predicted 3, 2 (or even 1) years ago we’d be excited about playing Abilene Christian . . .”

The 2018 Offseason: Inventing airplanes or parachutes? | SicEm365, Following their 12-game regular season schedule, Baylor is headed to the offseason with a momentum that can be found by those willing to dive into the game film and see the progressions made consistently on both sides of the balls.

Soccer

Duke crushes Baylor soccer, 4-0, in Elite Eight | Baylor Soccer | wacotrib.com, Playing in its first Elite Eight in school history, the Baylor soccer team knew it faced major odds against a powerful Duke squad that has dominated Big

SOC Storied Season Ends with Elite 8 Loss at No. 3 Duke - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor soccer (15-6-3, 4-4-1 Big 12) saw its storybook postseason run end with a 4-0 loss to No. 3 Duke (23-2-0, 10-0-0 ACC) on Friday evening at Koskinen Stadium.

Baylor’s historic postseason run ends with 4-0 loss to Duke | The Baylor Lariat, On Friday night, Duke soccer was every bit deserving of its No. 1 seed.

Hoping to keep its historic postseason run alive and avoid becoming the third Big 12 team to be eliminated by the Blue Devils in the NCAA Tournament, Baylor fell behind in the sixth minute and never recovered as Duke punched its way to the College Cup with a 4-0 win over the Bears.

Baylor junior forward Lauren Piercy was given her second yellow card of the match nine minutes after receiving her first, leading to her disqualification and forcing the Bears to have to come back only being able to play with 10 players.

For Football and Soccer

Volleyball

Preview: No. 18 VB Hosts No. 2 Texas on Senior Day - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 18 Baylor volleyball (23-5, 13-2 Big 12) looks for its second top-10 win of the season as No. 2 Texas comes to town to wrap up the regular season Saturday at 2 p.m. CT at the Ferrell Center.

No. 2 Volleyball preview: No. 18 Baylor - University of Texas Athletics, No. 2 Texas is looking to wrap up its first undefeated Big 12 Conference season since 2013 and just second in the program's history at No. 18 Baylor on Saturday in Waco. The Longhorns are coming off of back-to-back sweeps of No. 16 Kansas and Oklahoma at home.

Lady Bears Basketball

Lady Bears to face Georgia Tech in Junkanoo Jam championship game | Lady Bears Basketball | wacotrib.com, Baylor will play Georgia Tech at 1 p.m. Saturday in the championship game of the Junkanoo Jam in Bimini, Bahamas.

No. 8/9 WBB Battles Georgia Tech for the Championship - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, After a day off, in which the Lady Bears rode jet skis and banana boats at their beach party, fed stingrays, snorkeled in a shipwreck and got an up close look at a shark in the Bahamas, No. 8/9 Baylor (4-1) is set to meet Georgia Tech (6-0) for the Junkanoo Jam Championship game on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. (CT) at Gateway Christian Academy located on the island of Bimini.

Women's Basketball Defeats Penn in Junkanoo Jam, 69-55 - RamblinWreck.com, Georgia Tech limited Penn to a 17.6 percent (6-28) shooting efficiency in the second half to pull away with a 69-55 win in the opening game of the Junkanoo Jam Thursday. Three Jackets finished in double-figures led by Elo Edeferioka and Francesca Pan, each with 17 points. Edeferioka finished with a double-double behind a game-high 12 rebounds.