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Daily Bears Report 2/11/2018, Baylor Bears Win, and Win, and Win . . .

Bears almost make sweep of Saturday’s athletic events.

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NCAA Womens Basketball: Texas Christian at Baylor
As the Lady Bear lead gets out of hand against TCU, Baylor puts in their twirlers.
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Today’s Events

Women’s Golf

Women's Golf Opens Spring at Palos Verdes - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women's golf opens the 2018 spring season on Sunday at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge. The three-day, 54-hole tournament will be played at Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes, Calif.

Man Bears Basketball

MBB Knocks Off No. 10 Kansas, 80-64 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Jo Lual-Acuil scored 19 points and Mark Vital grabbed 11 rebounds as Baylor men's basketball took down No. 10 Kansas, 80-64, Saturday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.

Baylor pulls off 80-64 upset over No. 10 Kansas, ChicagoTribune, Manu Lecomte scored 8 straight points for Baylor after Kansas had pulled within a basket, and the senior guard finished with 18 in the Bears' 80-64 upset win.

Bears beat No. 10 Kansas, snap 11-game losing streak, WacoTrib, In the final decisive minutes Saturday at the Ferrell Center, Manu Lecomte kept thinking back to how painful Baylor’s last-second loss to Kansas was last month in Lawrence.

Feeling bearish: Bill Self vents after KU basketball defeat at Baylor, 80-64, TopekaCapitalJournal, Kansas’ on-court shortcomings were on full display Saturday afternoon at Baylor, exposed at times en route to an 80-64 defeat.It was in the postgame news conference, though, that coach Bill Self pulled the curtain back on a potentially more damning deficiency unrelated to the No. 10-ranked Jayhawks’ in-game ailments.In the wake of the defeat, the team’s second in its last three contests to a bottom-half Big 12 opponent, Self admitted KU’s...

Baylor seniors dominate in upset of Jayhawks | The Baylor Lariat, Baylor men’s basketball needed a big game from its seniors in order to pick up its first win over Kansas in five years, and that’s exactly what it got.

“It was great seeing the seniors step up and have big games,” Drew said. “Especially down the stretch these are the game they’re going to remember most in their career.”

The Bears (15-10, 5-7) likely kept their NCAA Tournament hopes alive with an 80-64 win over the No. 10-ranked Jayhawks (19-6, 8-4) behind strong performances from seniors Jo Lual-Acuil, Jr., Manu Lecomte and Nuni Omot.

Lual-Acuil, Jr. finished with a team-high 19 points while Lecomte and Omot at 18 and 17 points, respectively.

Number 10 Kansas Loses Big At Baylor, FanRag, This time, it's the No. 10 Kansas Jayhawks, who were defeated by the Baylor Bears 80-64 in the Ferrell Center...

Bill Self says Baylor was just 'better than us' after Jayhawks fall in Waco, DieHards, Bill Self had some big compliments for the Baylor Bears after his Jayhawks fell in Waco.

Kansas Jayhawks Basketball: Baylor stomps Kansas, 80-64 - Rock Chalk Talk, KU’s run at 14-straight is in serious jeopardy.

Taking stock of Big 12 hoops after its wildest day of year, DieHards, The powers that be who govern order within the Big 12 apparently decided to take a vacation on Saturday. As a result, the nation's most competitive confere

Lady Bears Basketball

NCAA Womens Basketball: Texas Christian at Baylor Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

No. 3 WBB Defeats No. 24 TCU, 83-63 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Kalani Brown had 23 points and seven rebounds, and No. 3 Baylor women's basketball defeated No. 24 TCU, 83-63, Saturday night at the Ferrell Center.

In first meeting of the season, Baylor rolls TCU behind Cox, Brown and Landrum, BearsIllustrated, The Lady Bears continued their perfect start in Big 12play with win over TCU.

Team effort leads Lady Bears over TCU, WacoTrib, Raegan Pebley knows Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox are a tough matchup. The duo scored 23 and 16 points respectively against her TCU squad as No. 3 Baylor topped the Horned Frogs, 83-63, Saturday evening.

OBF Note on TCU @ Baylor: It was over when...

...TCU’s Jordan Moore fouled Baylor’s Kalani Brown with 1:38 left in the third quarter.

Thank you very much Ms. Moore.

Kalani Brown has made 100 or more free throws on the season and these two put Baylor up by 25 points. A margin which, if the Lady Bears didn’t score for the rest of the game, would have been sufficient to win as the Horned Frogs would only score 23 more points for the rest of the game.

But the Lady Bears didn’t take their foot off the pedal for another 3 minutes and 22 seconds when they reached a 33 point lead of 75-42.

With 8:16 left in the game, Baylor dribbled to an easy 83-63 victory over the Horned Frogs.

You can watch the replay of this game at Baylor All Access.

No. 3 Baylor women roll 83-63 over TCU for 20th win in a row, FOXSports, Juicy Landrum has been starting and getting extended minutes for No. 3 Baylor with Natalie Chou injured and out of the lineup.

Lady Bears dominate TCU 83-63 in 20th straight win | The Baylor Lariat, Capping off a huge day for Baylor sports in Waco with wins from men’s basketball, softball, men’s tennis and equestrian, the No. 3 women’s basketball team took down No. 24 TCU 83-63 Saturday night in the Ferrell Center.

Saturday’s victory marks the Lady Bears’ (23-1, 12-0) 20th consecutive win this season, and 23rd straight win over TCU (16-8,7-6). Baylor held onto its No. 1 ranking in the Big 12 and remains undefeated in conference play.

Strong performances from the Lady Bears included junior center Kalani Brown, who led the team with 23 total points, along with sophomore forward Lauren Cox, who picked up a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Sophomore guard Juicy Landrum was named Player of the Game and recorded 15 points, eight assists and six rebounds. Landrum had five of the Lady Bears’ seven three-pointers, with the other two coming from freshman guard Alexis Morris.

“She’s just stepped right in with Natalie’s (Chou) wrist injury,” said Kim Mulkey, Baylor head coach. “It’s important that Juicy just understands to shoot it. Nobody’s going to tell you not to shoot it. She’s just playing with a lot of confidence right now.”


No. 10/12 SB Wins Two to Sweep Northwestern State Series - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 10/12 Baylor softball (3-0) finished off a three-game sweep of Northwestern State (0-3), taking 8-4 and 4-1 wins in a Saturday doubleheader at Getterman Stadium.

Acrobatics & Tumbling

No. 1 A&T Wins at No. 11 Concordia (Wis.) - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The top-ranked and three-time defending national champion Baylor acrobatics & tumbling team (2-0) took down Concordia (Wis.) (0-3) 276.940-230.845 on Saturday night at R. John Buuck Field House.


EQ Makes Late Push to Defeat TCU, 10-7 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 7 Baylor equestrian (4-3, 2-1 Big 12) made a late run to defeat No. 6 TCU on Saturday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, the first conference meet of the spring schedule for the Bears.

Track & Field

Track & Field Earns Two Wins to Close Tyson, Iowa State Meets - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor's track and field team picked up two event titles and multiple all-time marks on day two of the Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., and the Iowa State Classic in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday.


No. 12 Men's Tennis Rolls Past Purdue, 5-2 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, After clinching the match at 4-0, Baylor men's tennis (5-1) played out the remaining singles matches to earn a 5-2 victory over Purdue Saturday afternoon at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.

No. 16 WT Falters Against Tulsa - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The No. 16 Baylor women's tennis program (2-3) faltered on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 4-2 dual match to Tulsa (8-2) inside the Hawkins Tennis Center.