FORT HOOD — The first half didn’t go quite as Baylor planned Saturday night at the Abrams Physical Fitness Center, but the second made up for it.
FORT HOOD — For the second consecutive year, the Baylor men’s basketball team will play a regular season game at Fort Hood.
WACO — Unlike its opponent Saturday, there was no New Year’s Day bowl, or any bowl for that matter, on the line for visiting Texas.
The Baylor Bears continued their hot start thanks in part to some former area stars.
WACO — At one point, No. 2 Baylor was up 35 in just a quarter and a half of action, and the atmosphere at McLane Stadium resembled that of a rain-soaked party.
WACO — West Virginia did everything it needed to stay close to No. 2 Baylor for a half Saturday.
WACO — Lamar did everything in its power to hang with No. 4 Baylor — and in a way, so did the Bears with turnover after turnover — but in the end, Corey Coleman was not to be stopped on a historic Saturday night.
Baylor sophomore Cion Hicks still has two full seasons of NCAA eligibility ahead of her, but she does not want to put up with any talk of her not having pressure or looking forward to next year.
For the second consecutive season, former Harker Heights star Royce O’Neale and the Baylor Bears will head west.
WACO — Saturday’s Big 12 men’s basketball contest at the Ferrell Center may have featured schools based in Waco and Norman, Okla., but two of the stars that played a big part in the game had their beginnings in Harker Heights and Killeen.
After the Big 12 Conference was officially informed last week that it was persona non grata in the inaugural College Football Playoff, league commissioner Bob Bowlsby said he’d “go back to the drawing board,” do some reviewing, on how his 10-school fraternity should move forward.
WACO — After the on-field celebration had ceased and the last fan had exited McLane Stadium — and Baylor head coach Art Briles had finished making his case for the No. 4 Bears to be a part of the College Football Playoff — a sense of inevitability fell over the press box.
WACO — Baylor fans stormed the field again Saturday and its players hoisted the Big 12 trophy amidst “one true champ” chants from the Bear faithful.
The recurring storylines are impossible to ignore.
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