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Daily Bears Report 8/23/2017

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Matt Rhule speaks at Kickoff Luncheon

NCAA Football: Big 12 Media Days Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Soccer

Soccer Golden Goal Downs Wyoming in OT, Baylor soccer (2-0) fought out a 2-1 overtime victory over Wyoming (0-1) on Sunday evening at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

World University Games

Wallace Guides Australia to World University Games Win, Baylor women’s basketball senior Kristy Wallace opened 2017 World University Games action with Australia’s Emerging Opals early Monday morning. Starting at guard, Wallace scored five points, pulled down two rebounds and distributed four assists to help Australia secure a 78-71 victory over Lithuania.

Emerging Opals Move to 2-0 Tuesday, Baylor senior Kristy Wallace and the Emerging Opals moved to 2-0 in Group D of the 2017 World University Games with a 69-47 victory against Argentina early Tuesday morning inside University Taipei Tianmu Gymnasium.

Equestrian

Equestrian Announces 2017-18 Schedule, Baylor equestrian released its 11-meet schedule for the 2017-18 season, announced Monday by first-year head coach Casie Maxwell.

Basketball

Jerome Tang Promoted to MBB Associate Head Coach, Baylor men’s basketball head coach Scott Drew announced Tuesday that Jerome Tang has been promoted to associate head coach. Tang is entering his 15th season as an assistant on Drew’s staff.

Football

Veteran O-Line Coach Brings 47 Years of Experience, Long before a 47-year coaching career that's taken him to eight different schools and stints with three NFL teams, and even before he played freshman football for Andy Baylock at the University of Connecticut, George DeLeone was a self-described college football nut.

Rhule embracing walk-on culture | The Baylor Lariat
Baylor head football coach Matt Rhule is in no rush to bring injured sophomore safeties Henry Black and Rajah Preciado back onto the field.

For Rhule, it provides an opportunity for others, most notably walk-ons, to get legitimate minutes.

“We’re being very cautious with Henry [Black] and Rajah [Preciado],” Rhule said. “I’d probably say another week to two weeks to three weeks. We have some wonderful non-scholarship safeties.”

Rhule Addresses Packed House for Kickoff Luncheon, Stopping short of making a prediction, Baylor football coach Matt Rhule told a packed house for Tuesday’s Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Kickoff Luncheon that “we’ve got a really, really strong group of young people that want to go play.”

Rhule: Waco community is 'awesome, inspiring' | Baylor Bears Football | wacotrib.com, First-year Baylor football coach Matt Rhule said he and his family have felt welcomed by the Waco community since his arrival in December.