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NO. 1 A&T HOSTS NO. 8 ALDERSON BROADDUS IN 2018 OPENER At 1:30 PM CT To Start 2018 Campaign. WBB Drums Texas Tech. MBB Bounces Back.

Today’s Event

Acrobatics & Tumbling, vs Alderson-Broaddus, 1:30 PM CT, Ferrell Center, Watch Baylor All Access

Acrobatics & Tumbling

No. 1 A&T Hosts No. 8 Alderson Broaddus in 2018 Opener - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The reigning back-to-back-to-back national champion and preseason No. 1 Baylor acrobatics & tumbling team starts off its 2018 National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association (NCATA) season at home against the No. 8 Alderson Broaddus Battlers on Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Ferrell Center at 1:30 p.m. CT.

A&T Earns No. 1 Spot in NCATA Preseason Poll - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor acrobatics & tumbling will enter the 2018 season ranked No. 1 in the National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association (NCATA) Preseason Coaches Poll, the organization announced Friday.

Do More? 3-Time A&T National Champs Taking it Even Higher - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, As competitive as Felecia Mulkey is – she wants to win phone calls, for gosh sakes – her motivation after three consecutive NCATA national championships at Baylor and seven altogether is more about “the journey and getting to that point.”

Baylor's three-time national champion acrobatics and tumbling team wants to 'do more', WacoTrib, Contrary to what the record over the past three years might indicate, the Baylor acrobatics and tumbling team doesn’t just roll out of bed and win national championships.

Lady Bears Basketball

No. 3/3 WBB Readies for Monday Clash - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The No. 3/3 Baylor Lady Bears (21-1, 11-0) clash with Oklahoma (12-11, 7-5) on Monday, Feb. 5 inside the Ferrell Center. Tipoff is slated for 8 p.m. (CT). It will be Baylor's fourth game in the last nine days.

Landrum's Career Day Powers No. 3 WBB Past Texas Tech - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Juicy Landrum scored a career-high 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds (also a career high) as the No. 3 Baylor Lady Bears rolled past Texas Tech Saturday afternoon in Lubbock.

Baylor runs winning streak to 18 games, RegisterGuard, Juicy Landrum had 20 points to lead five Baylor players in double figures, and the No. 3 Bears overwhelmed Texas Tech for the second time this season, 90-44 on Saturday for their 18th straight win. The game was tied 6-6 halfway through the first quarter before Baylor (21-1, 11-0 Big 12) ended the quarter with 15 straight points.

Brown Named Lisa Leslie Award Finalist - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor junior Kalani Brown is one of 10 candidates for the 2018 Lisa Leslie Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced Friday afternoon. The award, in its inaugural year, recognizes the top center in women's NCAA Division I college basketball.

Ohio State falls out of women's NCAA tournament top 16 in latest reveal, ESPN, Ohio State, which was No. 10 in the NCAA's first reveal Jan. 17, has fallen out of the top 16 seeds that will host the women's NCAA tournament's early-round games, while UConn, Mississippi State, Louisville and Notre Dame are regional top seeds.

No. 3 Baylor women beat Texas Tech 90-44 for 18th win in row, FOXSports, Juicy Landrum came up big when finally getting the chance to start for No. 3 Baylor.

Sharp shooting carries Lady Bears to another victory | The Baylor Lariat, The Baylor Lady Bears kept rolling Saturday afternoon, notching their 18th consecutive win after defeating the Texas Tech Lady Raiders 90-44 in Lubbock.

Career games from sophomore guard Juicy Landrum and senior forward Dekeiya Cohen were able to keep No. 3 Baylor (21-1, 11-0) undefeated in conference play.

Landrum, who made her first start of the season, led the way with 20 points on eight of 10 shooting. Senior guard Kristy Wallace tallied 16 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Junior center Kalani Brown added 11 points and seven boards of her own.

Baylor shot 52 percent from the field, drilling eight of 15 tries from deep. The Lady Bears held the Lady Raiders to just 19 makes, shooting a poor 27 percent from the floor.

No. 3 Baylor Lady Bears roll past Texas Tech, 90-44, KCEN, La Vega's Juicy Landrum made her first career start for Baylor. The sophomore drained her first eight shots and finished with a game-high, career best 20 points. Dekeiya Cohen had 19 points, Kristy Wallace had 16 points and 11 boards while Lauren Cox finished with 12 points and Kalani Brown had 11 for the Lady Bears.

Lady Bears take care of Texas Tech, 90-44, WacoTrib, Juicy Landrum makes a half court shot in shoot around before every game. It wasn’t nearly that far away, but it was deep enough to capture some oohs . . .

Baylor, lifted by Juicy Landrum's game high 20 points, beat Red Raiders 90-44, BearsIllustrated, The Lady Bears easily dispatched Texas Tech behind a surprise 20 points from Juicy Landrum.

Man Bears Basketball

MBB Storms Past Iowa State in Second Half - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Terry Maston scored a career-high 23 points and Manu Lecomte added 14 as Baylor men's basketball defeated Iowa State, 81-67, Saturday night in Waco.

Bears best Cyclones, AmesTribune, ISU falls at Baylor.

Baylor MBB snaps four-game losing skid with an 81-67 win over Iowa State, KCEN, But they started out the second half on fire, going on a 15-0 run early in the half and never looked back. Terry Maston finished with a game high 23 points off the bench. Manu Lecomte had 14, Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Bears.

Baylor Beats Iowa State 81-67 - Our Daily Bears, Behind Terry Maston’s career-high 23 points, Baylor (13-10, 3-7) beat Iowa State (12-10, 3-7) 81-67. Baylor still needs to go on a run to make the NCAA Tournament, but after losing four in a row,...

Baylor defeats Iowa State 81-67 to end 4-game losing streak, BearsIllustrated, The road to the NCAA tournament started tonight for the Baylor Bears, and it started with a dominant 81-67 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones.

Strong defense helps Bears beat Iowa State | The Baylor Lariat, The Baylor men’s basketball team ended its four-game losing streak Saturday in the Ferrell Center with an 81-67 win over Iowa State.

The Bears (13-10, 3-7) went back and forth with the Cyclones (12-10, 3-7) in the first half and entered the second trailing 32-30 before breaking away with a 15-point run in just under two minutes, securing their first win since Jan. 15.

Senior forward Terry Matson led the Bears in scoring with 23 points, while senior forward Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. was the only Baylor player to record a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds. This was Lual-Acuil’s tenth double-double of the season.

The Bear’s 42 rebounds definitely had an affect on their win, 28 of those rebounds being on the defensive end. Although Iowa State dominated the Bears in three-pointers with nine to the Bears’ two, the Cyclones could not overcome Baylor’s 52 points in the paint.

“We needed a win, and it was a great defensive effort by our guys to hold Iowa State, one of the better teams offensively in the country, to 34 percent and 67 points,” said Baylor head coach Scott Drew. “In this league, you can play well and it’s not good enough.”

Baylor pulls away from Iowa State, 81-67 | The Gazette, Baylor repeatedly took the ball to the basket in the second half to pull away from Iowa State for an 81-67 victory Saturday night at the Ferrell Center.

Bears forward Terry Maston scored 23 points, 19 coming after halftime, and forward Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. added 10 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks.

The big men helped Baylor (13-10, 3-7 Big 12) snap a four-game losing streak, its longest since losing five straight during the 2013-14 season.

Baylor snaps 4-game losing skid, beats Iowa State 81-67 | FOX Sports, Terry Maston scored a career-high 23 points and Baylor ended a four-game losing streak with an 81-67 victory over Iowa State on Saturday night.

Bears rally for 81-67 win over Iowa State, WacoTrib, In clear danger of locking down last place in the Big 12 by two games, Baylor had the look of a desperate, determined team when it counted against Iowa State.

Equestrian

EQ Rallies Late to Defeat Auburn, 9-8 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 8 Baylor equestrian (3-3, 1-1 Big 12) grinded out a 9-8 win over No. 5 Auburn on Friday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center, the first meet of the spring schedule for the Bears.

Equestrian picks up big win over No. 5 Auburn | The Baylor Lariat, The No. 8 Baylor equestrian team defeated No. 5 Auburn 9-8 Friday at home in a rematch from this past fall.

Baylor traveled to Auburn in October and fell to the Tigers 15-4. This match was an opportunity for Baylor to avenge that rode loss and pick up a big win over a highly-ranked opponent.

Head coach Casie Maxwell said the match all came down to the last ride.

“There was an opportunity about half way through where we were down by a couple of points that we could have started to kind of fall under a little bit, but we didn’t,” Maxwell said. “I mean, we pushed and it came down to the last ride and I think that is really huge.”

Tennis

No. 16 WT Falls at No. 2 Vanderbilt - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, No. 16 Baylor women's tennis met No. 2 Vanderbilt in a tough road matchup on Friday afternoon and fell, 6-1. The Commodores, who returned a strong core of players, won regular season and tournament SEC titles and advanced to the 2017 NCAA Final Four.

Women’s tennis falls at No. 2 Vanderbilt on Friday, WacoTrib, No. 16 Baylor women’s tennis fell at No. 2 Vanderbilt, 6-1, Friday afternoon. The Commodores, who returned a strong core of players, won regular season and tournament SEC titles and

Track & Field

Track & Field Picks Up Five Wins at Power Five Invitational - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor's track and field team closed out the Power Five Invitational with five event titles Saturday at the U-M Indoor Track Building in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Bennett, London, Richards among medalists at Power Five meet, WacoTrib, Baylor’s track and field teams gathered five gold medals at the Power Five Invitational, as the two-day meet wrapped up on Saturday.

Football

Baylor lands preferred walk-on commitment from Rowlett QB, DieHards, Coach Matt Rhule and Baylor football landed a preferred walk-on commitment from 2018 quarterback Preston Weeks of Rowlett, Texas, on Sunday.

Rugby

Baylor Leads Intriguing Red River Weekend, FloRugby, Baylor, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma all win in the Red River this weekend.