clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Lady Bears vs. Lady Raiders, 1:00 PM CT, Ferrell Center, Battle of the Bigs

Baylor (11-1, 1-0) faces a Texas Tech team that is one of the few squads capable of matching the Lady Bears' size in the front court.

NCAA Womens Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Oklahoma City Regional-Baylor vs Mississippi State
Baylor Post Players Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox
Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Today’s Event

Women's Basketball, vs Texas Tech, 1:00 PM CT, Gametracker, Listen Baylor/IMG, Listen Free KRZI/ESPN, Watch ESPNU

Lady Bears Basketball

OBF Note: The last time the Lady Bears faced a team that matched them in the paint for size, they lost. That team was Mississippi State in last season’s Elite Eight. Today’s matchup with the Lady Raiders will feature Texas Tech post players of 6’6”, 6’5” and 6’4” against Baylor’s post players of 6’7”, 6’4” and 6’1”.

WBB Continues Big 12 Play at Home, Baylor Bears dot com, Jerry Hill, Didi Richards is no longer Baylor's little "ragdoll."

That's how coach Kim Mulkey described the 6-foot-1 freshman a little over two weeks ago when she gave up an offensive rebound off a missed free throw at the end of a 95-34 win over McNeese State.

"You just get pushed around. You flop around. Be strong," Mulkey said, perhaps sending a challenge to the freshman from Cypress, Texas.

Now, going into Sunday's 1 p.m. matchup against Texas Tech (6-6, 0-1) Richards is one of the sixth-ranked Lady Bears' first options off the bench to spell starting post players Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox.

In its conference home opener, Baylor (11-1, 1-0) faces a Tech team that is one of the few squads capable of matching the Lady Bears' size in the front court.

Continue Reading . . .

Lady Raiders face tall order at No. 6 Baylor, LubbockAvalanche, No. 24 Oklahoma State beat Texas Tech 98-57 Thursday night in a Big 12 Conference women’s basketball opener at United Supermarkets Arena.

Now things get really daunting for the Lady Raiders.

Tech (6-6, 0-1) visits No. 6 Baylor (11-1, 1-0) at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Ferrell Center in Waco for the Lady Raiders’ conference road opener. Baylor has won 65 of its last 66 home games and 183 consecutive home games against unranked opponents.

Led by preseason Big 12 player of the year Kalani Brown, a 6-foot-7 center, Baylor is on an eight-game winning streak.

No. 6 Lady Bears coming off complete team effort on road, prepare for Texas Tech, WacoTrib, What a way to start the Big 12 season.

No. 6 Baylor finished with nearly four times as many assists as turnovers while shooting better than 50 percent from the floor for the seventh time this season with four Lady Bears in double figures and all but one with a bucket. All of this happened on the road at Kansas State.

“Wow, I just sat there and watched,” Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey said. “It was a very poised team. That was the surprising thing is how poised we were. You thought you were watching a bunch of upperclassmen out there. I was proud. I can’t tell you I was shocked. I just didn’t know. I knew we had talent. I just didn’t know how we would react that first conference game on the road.”

Team Effort Propells Baylor’s Lady Bears Past Kansas State - Our Daily Bears, Baylor’s big post players overshadowed by team effort.

Lady Raiders to Face Baylor on New Year’s Eve, TexasTechAthletics, Lady Raider Basketball will close out 2017 at No. 6/6 Baylor in the first Big 12 road contest of the season on New Year's Eve. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. on ESPNU.

Lady Raiders Fall in Big 12 Opener, TexasTechAthletics, In the Big 12 opener, the Lady Raiders fell to No. 24 Oklahoma State, 98-57.

Texas Tech (6-6, 0-1) jumped out to a hot start in the opening period, shooting 50 percent from the field and 60 from beyond the arc.

WBB Dominates K-State in Big 12 Opener - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Starting conference play on the road with six underclassmen, and coming off an extended Christmas break, Baylor coach Kim Mulkey was nervous going into Thursday's game at Kansas State.