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Daily Bears Report 3/13/2018 - MBB In the Ferrell Center Tonight

Coach Mulkey to play the band vs Grambling. WBB & MBB, both hosting post season play. A&T extends win streak to 14.

NCAA Basketball: Big 12 Conference Tournament-West Virginia v Baylor William Purnell-USA TODAY Sports

Today’s Events

Acrobatics & Tumbling

No. 1 A&T Tops No. 7 Fairmont State for 14th Straight Win - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The top-ranked and three-time defending national champion Baylor acrobatics & tumbling team (6-0) took down the seventh-ranked Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (3-1), 284.835-266.410, on Monday evening at the Ferrell Center.

Acrobatics & Tumbling extends win streak to 14 | The Baylor Lariat, Three-time defending champion and No. 1 Baylor Acrobatics & Tumbling team took down No. 7 Fairmont State 284.835-266.410 Monday night in the Ferrell Center to remain undefeated on the season.

The Bears (6-0) notched their season-high score to hand the Falcons (3-1) their first loss.

Baylor head coach Felecia Mulkey said she is proud of the team but that improvements can still be made.

“I’m really proud of them,” Mulkey said. “We’re in the right mindset, but we still need to make some changes.”

Man Bears Basketball

Take Five With Jerry - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Director of Sports Journalism Jerry Hill gives his five takes for Tuesday's NIT first-round matchup between top-seeded Baylor (18-14) and eighth-seeded Wagner (23-9), which tips at 6 p.m. at the Ferrell Center and will be televised live by ESPN2.

Baylor opens NIT against Wagner | Baylor Men's Basketball, WacoTrib, The NCAA tournament is where every team wants to be, soaking in March Madness with all the heart stopping excitement that goes along with it.


Baseball Continues Home Stand Tuesday vs. No. 22 Sam Houston State - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor baseball continues its season-long, seven-game home stand with a 6:35 p.m. CT game Tuesday vs. No. 22 Sam Houston State at Baylor Ballpark.

Sam heads to Baylor for Tuesday game, KBTX, Winners of five in a row, the No. 22 Sam Houston State Bearkats will hit the midway point of an eight-game road stretch on Tuesday when they travel to Baylor to take on the Bears at Baylor Ballpark.

Lady Bears Basketball

Baylor women denied No. 1 seed despite having only one loss, SpokesmanReview, There were five teams vying for the four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament on Monday, and when the music stopped, Baylor was left without a chair.

WBB Secures No. 2 Seed in Lexington Regional - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The second-ranked Baylor Lady Bears (31-1) secured the No. 2 seed and will face the 15th-seeded Grambling (19-13) on Friday, March 16 inside the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas, the NCAA announced Monday evening. Joining Baylor and Grambling in the NCAA Tournament First Round action in Waco are seventh-seeded Michigan and 10th-seeded Northern Colorado.

“I have one request. I want them to bring their band,” Coach Kim Mulkey said. “And our band better be ready. If you’ve never seen Grambling State University and their band, you’re in for a treat.”

Lady Bears No. 2 seed in Lexington regionals, play Grambling State, TheEagle, Kim Mulkey and Kalani Brown hadn’t checked yet, but they were sure they had a few text messages and missed calls on their phones. The Baylor Lady Bears had just...

Baylor, Texas and Texas A&M women to host first- and second-round NCAA Tournament games, TylerMorningTelegraph, Three Texas schools made the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament and the trio will host first- and second-round matchups.

Baylor fans furious that the Lady Bears didn’t get a 1 seed, AtlantaJournal, Baylor fans are not happy that the Lady Bear basketball team only got a 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament...

Famous OBF Quote: “Let me see, hmm, four hour drive down through the hollows (pronounced “hollers”) vs. crossing the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains? I’m good with it. Sic Tennessee. Sic Louisville. Neutral site my ass. Sic ‘em Lady Bears!

WBB Ranked No. 2 in Final AP Poll, KWTX, Baylor women’s basketball earned a No. 2 national ranking in the final release of the Associated Press Top 25 poll Monday afternoon.

Brown named to Sports Illustrated's All-American team, TheEagle, Kalani Brown received her third All-America nod of the season as she was announced to Sports Illustrated's All-American Team on Monday morning. The 6-7 center is one of five players | Baylor's Brown earns 5th All-America honor, Baylor junior forward Kalani Brown received her fifth career All-America honor Monday.

Brown was one of five players nationwide named to the Sports Illustrated All-American team. It's her third All-America honor this season.

The 6-7 forward also received second team All-American honors in 2018 from the USA Today and espnW on top of WBCA All-American and Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American in 2017.


WT Falls in Big 12 Opener - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women's tennis saw its five-match win streak come to an end in its Big 12 Conference opener at No. 15 Kansas, 4-1, at the Jayhawk Tennis Center on Monday.

No. 24 Men's Tennis Upsets No. 11 Columbia, 4-2 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, In a battle that came down to the final two singles matches, 24th-ranked Baylor men's tennis captured a 4-2 upset win over No. 11 Columbia Monday afternoon at the Hurd Tennis Center.

Men’s tennis gets revenge on No. 11 Columbia at home | The Baylor Lariat, The No. 24 Baylor men’s tennis team (12-3) upset No. 11 Columbia (8-2) 4-2 on Monday night in Waco in a close match.

This was a chance for the Bears to get revenge on the Lions as Baylor lost to Columbia 4-2 on Feb. 17 at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship.

Baylor head coach Matt Knoll said this was a great win for the team.

“Well we’re getting better. I think that is what’s so gratifying, because they beat us pretty good when we played them a month ago,” Coach Knoll said. “To see that we are getting better against a top team is really gratifying.”

No. 24 Baylor men's tennis upsets No. 11 Columbia, WacoTrib, No. 24 Baylor downed No. 11 Columbia, 4-2, Monday afternoon at the Hurd Tennis Center. The Bears are now 10-0 at home this season.


SB's Rodoni Named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor softball junior pitcher Gia Rodoni was named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, announced Monday by the conference office.