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Daily Bears Report 3/19/2018 - How Sweet Sixteen It Is

Lady Bears defeat Michigan to advance to round 3. MBB beaten by buzzer beater.

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

Today’s Event

Men’s Golf, Valspar Collegiate, All Day

Men’s Golf

BaylorBears.com Men's Golf in Fourth at Valspar Collegiate - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men's golf is in fourth place after shooting even-par 284 in Sunday's first round of the Valspar Collegiate at Floridian National Golf Club. The Bears are seven shots back of the lead with 36 holes remaining.

Equestrian

Equestrian drops final regular season meet to Oklahoma State | The Baylor Lariat, The Baylor equestrian team rode out on a low note, losing 14-6 to Oklahoma State Saturday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.

This meet closed out the regular season for the Bears, ending with a 5-6 record for the season and a 2-3 record in the Big 12. Although the season is over for the Bears, there were still some wins in the meet, with senior hunt seat Rachel Van Allen winning exhibition on the flat with a 91, and also won Most Outstanding Player honors in the meet.

Lady Bears Basketball

Lady Bears heading to Sweet 16, WacoTrib, Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey reacts to a score against Michigan in the first half.

Oregon State Women’s Basketball Draws #2 Seed Baylor In Sweet Sixteen - Building The Dam
The Beavers will match-up with the Bears for a chance to advance to the Elite Eight.

No. 2 WBB Advances to Sweet 16 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site
Lauren Cox had 18 points and 16 rebounds for the Lady Bears as No. 2 Baylor women's basketball defeated Michigan, 80-58, Sunday night to advance to the Sweet 16.

Baylor women to 10th Sweet 16 in row with win over Michigan | FOX Sports
WACO, Texas (AP) Another double-double for big post Lauren Cox, a standout game on both ends of the court for Juicy Landrum and a 10th straight trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 for Baylor.

Lady Bears defense stifles Michigan to advance to the Sweet Sixteen | The Baylor Lariat, The second-seeded Lady Bears received a much stiffer test from Michigan than they saw Friday night against Grambling State in their opener.

The Wolverines managed to keep it close for the first half before Baylor used a 15-2 run in the third to turn a three-point lead into a 59-44 advantage. The Lady Bears ramped up the defensive intensity and suffocated Michigan in the second half en route to an 80-58 win, earning a trip to the Sweet Sixteen for the 10th time under head coach Kim Mulkey.

Mulkey said that this team has had to deal with a lot of issues off the court, but they haven’t quit on the court and because of it, they have been rewarded for their effort.

“These kids have pulled for each other. It’s been a tough year,” Mulkey said. “But now you go on the court, it is my most enjoyable team because when I turn that corner out of that tunnel every day, I know what I’m getting out of them as people. I know what I’m getting out of them as competitors.”

Second-half Baylor surge ends Michigan women’s NCAA run, DetroitNews, Baylor swatted away the Wolverines in the third quarter and went on to an 80-58 victory.

Lady Bears make 10th straight Sweet 16 with 80-58 win over Michigan, WacoTrib, You only need but five.

Tennis

Baylor men's tennis falls to Cal at Indian Wells, 4-2, WacoTrib, No. 29 Baylor (13-4) fell 4-2 to No. 39 California at the BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Tennis Challenge Saturday at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The Bears captures the doubles

WT Sweeps Past USC - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor women's tennis capped its BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge experience with a dominant performance against USC. The 28th-ranked Bears swept past the Trojans, 4-0, to record their ninth dual match victory of the season.

Men's Tennis Dominates Tulsa, 5-0 - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, The 29th-ranked Baylor men’s tennis team bounced back from Saturday’s loss to close out their run at the BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Tennis Challenge with an emphatic 5-0 win over Tulsa Sunday morning at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Baseball

No. 8 Texas Tech's bats wake up in big way, smash Baylor, 11-4, in series finale, WacoTrib, Over the course of the weekend, the Texas Tech fans who visited Baylor Ballpark occasionally chanted, “Raider … Power!” In the first two days, the Baylor fans sometimes responded by

Baseball Unable to Complete Sweep of No. 8 Texas Tech - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor baseball lost an 11-4 game to No. 8 Texas Tech on Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (10-7, 2-1) had an early lead but the Red Raiders (17-5, 1-2) bats pushed through to prevent the BU series sweep in Big 12 opening weekend.

No. 6 Red Raiders close out Baylor series with win, DailyToreador, The No. 6 Texas Tech baseball team defeated the Baylor Bears, 11-4, on Sunday, March 18, to close out the three-game series, which moved the Red Raiders to 17-5 overall

Man Bears Basketball

MBB Downed by Mississippi State at the Buzzer - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Terry Maston had 26 points in his final game as a Bear, but Baylor men's basketball dropped a 78-77 decision at the buzzer to Mississippi State Sunday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.

Mississippi State stuns Bears at buzzer after furious rally, WacoTrib, Baylor saw its whole season summed up in one crushing moment when Quinndary Weatherspoon’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer hit the front of the rim, took a high bounce and fell through the