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Daily Bears Report 6/22/2018 Baylor Lands 3 More Football Commits Including Another Track & Football Receiver/Defender. Omot to Play NBA Summer League. Podcast: Mack Rhodes on his first two years at Baylor.

Amarillo Tascosa’s Brandon White will run track and play football. Power five schools marquee the early information on Lady Bears basketball 2018/19 schedule.

NCAA Basketball: Texas Tech at Baylor Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports

Athletics

PodCast with Mack Rhodes reviewing Baylor’s progress over the last two years: Baylor Connections - Mack Rhoades | KWBU, “Preparing champions for life” has been Baylor Athletics’ mission statement since Mack Rhoades became Baylor’s Vice President and Director of . . .

65 Named to Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, For the second year in a row, Baylor led the Big 12 Conference with a school record 65 student-athletes named to the 2017-18 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league office announced Thursday. The list honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective institutions.

Football Recruiting

Tascosa's White commits to Baylor, BearsExtra, Amarillo Tascosa’s Brandon White doesn’t know whether he’ll play receiver or cornerback at Baylor, but his speed will be an asset anywhere he plays.

Permian's Matt Jones commits to Baylor football, CBS7, Permian's Matt Jones committed to play football at Baylor University on Friday night.

Baylor football lands 2019 tackle Landon Peterson, DieHards, The second player from Odessa Permian committed to Baylor in the span of an hour when Landon Peterson announced his decision to join the Bears Friday.

Baylor lands in-state ATH Brandon White, DieHards, One of the fastest prospects in the state committed to Baylor on Thursday evening.

3-star corner back Brandon White from Amarillo commits to Baylor, BearsIllustrated, Baylor picks up their 10th commitment of the 2019 class in corner Brandon White.

An Odessa Permian Standout, Matt Jones commits to Baylor as a rush end, Bearsillustrated, Baylor picks up their 11th commitment of the 2019 recruiting class in linebacker/defensive end Matt Jones from Odessa Permian High School

Baylor earns commit from 2019 linebacker Matt Jones, DieHards, The Baylor Bears picked up a solid player on the defensive side of the ball with the commitment of 2019 inside linebacker Matt Jones Friday.

Rhule and staff have been impressive on the recruiting trail, BearsIllustrated, The second part of our story on the rising Baylor football program is a look at the 2018 newcomers.

Man Bears Basketball

Omot to play in NBA Summer League, BearsExtra, Former Baylor forward Nuni Omot will play for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Summer League.

Baylor's Omot joining Warriors Summer League, KXXV, Former Baylor forward Nuni Omot announced Friday that he would join the Golden State Warriors Summer League team.

Big night for Big 12 basketball at NBA draft, WacoTrib, The Big 12 enjoyed a big night at the NBA draft as Oklahoma guard Trae Young, Texas center Mo Bamba and Texas Tech guard Zhaire Smith were among the top . . .

Lady Bears Basketball

OBF Note: The Lady Bears have yet to release their 2018-2019 non-conference schedule but some of their scheduled opponents have including perennial powerhouses Stanford and Connecticut.

Stanford to Host Baylor Lady Bears December 15, SFGate, The Stanford women’s basketball team will play perennial powers Baylor and Tennessee in back-to-back December games. The Cardinal, ranked sixth in ESPN’s preseason poll, will host Baylor (No. 3) on Dec. 15 and then travel to play Tennessee (No. 9) on Dec. 18. Other preseason opponents include UC Davis (Nov. 7), USF (Nov. 15) and Ohio State (Nov. 18

Baylor Lady Bears will host UConn in January 2019, KCEN, The Baylor Lady Bears will host the UConn Huskies in January. The Lady Bears haven’t released their schedule for the 2018-2019 season yet but UConn released its non-conference schedule on Wednesday. Baylor will welcome the Huskies to the Ferrell Center on January 3, 2019. The last time these two teams met was at Connecticut in 2016. Baylor lost 72-61.

Arizona State WBB to Face Tough Baylor, Louisville Teams in 2018, PAC12Blog, Contests versus 2018 Final Four participant Louisville and NCAA regional semifinalist Baylor highlight the Arizona State women's basketball team's 2018 non-conference sch

Volleyball

OBF Note: The Bears make serve against LSU on August 24 inside the Ferrell Center.

LSU Slate Includes 19 Matches vs. RPI Top 75, VolleyMob, With volleyball season just around the corner, LSU volleyball head coach Fran Flory released the 2018 schedule, which features 12 matches inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

For the fourth-straight season, the Tigers will open up on the road, traveling to Waco, Texas to face Top 75 RPI teams in Baylor, Marquette and Texas State. Both Baylor and Marquette made the NCAA Tournament last season.

Golf

Mens Golfers May and Perrine Named GCAA All-Americans - Baylor University Official Athletic Site, Baylor men’s golfers Garrett May and Matthew Perrine were named honorable mention Ping/GCAA All-Americans on Thursday.

Baseball

Baylor's Langeliers named to ABCA Gold Glove Team - Big 12 Conference - Official Athletic Site, Baylor catcher Shea Langeliers was named to the 2018 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I Gold Glove Team.