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Baylor Lady Bears vs. McNeese State Cowgirls, 12:00 High CT, Ferrell Center, Previews and Game Thread

Baylor Women’s Basketball takes on McNeese State.

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The Baylor Lady Bears host the Cowgirls of McNeese State today in a noontime tip off at the Ferrell Center.

Today’s game will be shown live on Baylor All Access / CBS College Sports LIve (these are two separate web sites but the same subscription) and Fox Sports Southwest (FSSW) with John Morris (play-by-play) and former women’s basketball player and current associate director of operations Makenzie Fuller (analyst) calling the action.

Famous OBF Quote: “Break a leg, Makenzie!”

Fans can also listen to Rick May (play-by-play) and Lori Fogleman (analyst) on the Baylor Sports Network, IMG College and KRZi/ESPN1660AM or 99.1FM in Waco.

Game Previews

WBB Welcomes McNeese State Midweek - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The No. 6/6 Baylor Lady Bears welcome McNeese State for a midweek matchup on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 12 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center. It is the final home game of the nonconference season for Baylor before the team heads to Nicholls State to play on Monday, Dec. 18, in Thibodaux, La.

Clearly, the sixth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears have one of the most efficient offenses in the country, averaging 92.3 points per game and shooting 52.9 percent from the field and a phenomenal 44.8 percent from 3-point range.

But, the defensive end is where coach Kim Mulkey believes the Lady Bears are "just a tad better than I thought we would be at this stage playing so many new players."

"You can throw some zone in there and maybe mix some stuff in there," said Mulkey. "I'm a firm believer that you're going to have off nights. We're not going to shoot the ball great many nights. But, if we can get a big rebound, make a defensive stop, get a steal, I think that's important for this team."

Baylor ranks No. 2 nationally in scoring offense, field goal percentage and 3-point shooting percentage and has a national-best 1.88 assist-to-turnover ratio. Mulkey credits point guards Kristy Wallace and freshman Alexis Morris for the team's nearly 2-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio.

Continue Reading View From the Hill . . .

McNeese State - Cowgirls Travel To No. 6 Baylor Wednesday, McNeeseSports, McNeese women's basketball will begin its final three non-conference road games at no. 6 Baylor (8-1) on Wednesday, December 13 in a game that will be televised on Fox Southwest, Channel 38 on Suddenlink. Tipoff is set for 12 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

"This will be a big challenge for us but we just have to go and compete. I want to see how much we have improved since we played our last ranked team which was Texas," said head coach Kacie Cryer.

McNeese (4-4) is coming off an 84-46 home win over Louisiana College Monday night that saw every Cowgirl in uniform get a good amount of playing time.

Wednesday's game will be the second ranked opponent McNeese will play this season. McNeese traveled to then no. 2 Texas on Nov. 15 in the Cowgirls' second game of the season. Texas handed McNeese a 100-34 loss.

No. 6 Lady Bears ready for noon tip against McNeese State, WacoTrib, Juicy Landrum said she was going to quote her coach. “Juicy, your defense has improved,” Landrum said with a grin...

Lady Bears have a noon start against McNeese State, KWTX, The Baylor Lady Bears return to the court Wednesday, they tip off at noon against McNeese State inside the Ferrell Center.

The Lady Bears have just one loss this entire season. They've won five straight since that loss and currently find themselves ranked #6 in the national polls.

Wednesday they'll have a different crowd than usual. Several schools are bringing kids to the afternoon game. They'll join with the many season ticket holders to cheer on the Lady Bears and create a raucous atmosphere.

Lady Bears prep for two games in three weeks - News Channel 25, Baylor’s game Dec 13 against McNeese State will be one of two games it plays over more than twenty days.

Rested Cowgirls dominate La. College, AmericanPress, The McNeese State women’s basketball team didn’t suffer any ring rust in its first game back in more than a week as it dominated Louisiana College from start to end,,,

Sic ‘em Lady Bears!