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Today’s Events

Men’s Basketball, vs Texas, 1:00 PM, Gametracker, Listen, Watch ESPNU

Women’s Basketball, at Kansas, 2:00 PM, SideArmStats, Listen, Watch ESPN3

Men’s Basketball

Bears hoping to give Lecomte more help against Longhorns, WacoTrib, Every Big 12 coach knows Manu Lecomte is one of the premier point guards in the conference, so they focus their defense to stop him each time he touches the

Baylor tries to avoid an 0-3 start in Big 12 play by hosting the Texas Longhorns, BearsIllustrated, The Baylor Bears host the Texas Longhorns Saturday afternoon looking to avoid a tough 0-3 start in Big 12 conference play.

Men's Basketball Hosts Texas - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor Basketball hosts Texas at 1 p.m. CT Saturday at the Ferrell Center. The game will be televised live nationally on ESPNU and WatchESPN.

Men's Basketball preview: at Baylor - University of Texas Athletics, One year after going 0-11 in true road games, the Longhorns have posted a 3-0 mark in true road contests this season. Texas has earned non-league road wins against VCU (71-67) and Alabama (66-50) and picked up a Big 12 victory at Iowa State (74-70 ot) on Monday night.

Bears prepare for rivalry game vs. Texas - KXXV, Baylor basketball is healthy-ish and ready for Saturday's home game against the Texas Longhorns.

Texas headed to Baylor to put 3-0 road mark to the test in Big 12 matchup, Statesman, Kevin Durant is ready for his Longhorns to get back into the upper echelon again.

Women’s Basketball

Lady Bears hit the road for Kansas - KXXV, "They're much improved. They've got a lot of JUCO players and if you really look at it, they should be undefeated in conference."

No. 6 Lady Bears carry hot shooting touch into matchup with improved Kansas, WacoTrib, Only three games into the Big 12 season, and the Kansas women have already matched last year’s conference win total. After the best start through nonconference play in the Brandon

KAPOW! Jayhawks welcome Baylor for Superhero Day | University of Kansas Athletics, Kansas women's basketball returns home for a two-game homestand with No. 6 Baylor and No. 11 West Virginia.

The Jayhawks tip off with the Lady Bears on Saturday, January 6 at 2 p.m., inside Allen Fieldhouse. The game will air on the Jayhawk Television Network and the Jayhawk Radio Network.

Jayhawk fans are invited to participate in Superhero Day by dressing up as their favorite superhero. Youth (13 and under) will receive $5 admission. Throughout the game there will be face painters and balloon artists on the concourse in addition to Jay Days with $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn and $1 fudge bars. The Marching Cobras will perform at halftime and youth in superhero costumes will be invited to participate in a parade on James Naismith court.

Kansas downs Texas Tech on the road, 60-47 | University of Kansas Athletics, For the first time in the Brandon Schneider-era, Kansas women's basketball was victorious on the road in Big 12 Conference action, topping Texas Tech, 60-47, on Wednesday night inside United Supermarkets Arena.

In a game where the Jayhawks never relinquished the lead, Kansas (11-3, 2-1 Big 12) held the Lady Raiders (6-8, 0-3 Big 12) to just seven points, owning a 24-7 lead after the first 10 minutes. After allowing Texas Tech to cut the lead to six in the third quarter, KU outscored the Lady Raiders 16-10 in the fourth quarter to earn its first Big 12 road win in Schneider's tenure.

Three Jayhawks netted double-figures on the road. Junior guard Brianna Osorio led all scorers with a career-high 19 points, including four 3-pointers. Junior guard Christalah Lyons added 15 points, six rebounds and seven assists, tying her career high. Junior guard Kylee Kopatich rounded out KU's double-digit scorers, notching 14 points with three coming from long range.

The Lady Raiders were led by sophomore center Erin Degrate, who notched a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Senior forward Brielle Blaire added 11 points and six rebounds in Texas Tech's third-straight Big 12 loss.

Wallace Up for Senior CLASS Award - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women’s basketball guard Kristy Wallace is one of 30 candidates for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award, the organization announced Thursday afternoon. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.

Tennis

Baylor Men's Tennis Picked Third in Big 12 Preseason Poll - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men's tennis has been picked to finish third in the Big 12 Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced by the conference office Friday morning.

WT Announces Spring Cub Tennis Dates - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, For the fifth season, the Baylor women’s tennis program will host Cub Tennis prior to home matches in the spring. The youth clinics, offered to children under the age of 11, gives kids the opportunity to learn basic tennis skills from Baylor staff and players.

WT Picked Fifth in the Big 12 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The Baylor women’s tennis team was picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference, the league office announced Friday afternoon. The Big 12 Tennis Preseason Poll results are determined by conference coaches, who are not allowed to vote for their respective programs.

Soccer

SOC's James Invited to USWNT U-23 Camp - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor soccer junior midfielder Julie James will take part in the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team training camp, running Jan. 4-11 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif.