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Baylor guard DiDi Richards (2) drives around South Florida guard Maria Alvarez (1) during the second half of an NCAA women's college basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Richards returns from injury, No. 4 Baylor beats USF 67-62

Dec. 1, 2020 10:13 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — DiDi Richards had four points and seven assists in her return from a scary spinal cord injury five weeks ago, Queen Egbo scored a game-high 25 points and No. 4 Baylor beat South Florida 67-62 on Tuesday night. The Lady Bears (2-0) became the 15th women’s program in Division I...

SA Antonian tops largest private schools on Texas hoops list

Nov. 30, 2020 2:54 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas High School Basketball Coaches Association rankings for week of Nov. 30: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Duncanville, 6-0; 2. Richardson, 1-0; 3. Waxahachie, 3-1; 4. Alvin Shadow Creek, 3-0; 5. Fort Bend Elkins, 3-0; 6. Humble Summer Creek, 3-2; 7. Houston Bellaire, 2-0; 8. Odessa...

State quarterfinals set for small schools in Texas playoffs

Nov. 29, 2020 2:53 PM EST

Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 4A DIVISION I State Quarterfinals Canyon (11-1) vs. Springtown (11-2), 7 p.m. Friday at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium Paris (9-4) vs. Argyle (13-0), 6...

Baylor's John Mayers (95) kicks the go-ahead field goal over Kansas State in the final seconds of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)/

Mayers game-ending FG gives Baylor 32-31 win over K-State

Nov. 29, 2020 12:12 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer confidently moved Baylor down the field and John Mayers kicked a 30-yard field goal on the final play. This was certainly a better way for the Bears to finish a game. Mayers’ kick gave the Bears a 32-31 win over Kansas State on a rainy Saturday, snapping a...

Baylor's Mark Vital (11) fouls Louisiana-Lafayette's Theo Akwuba during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

No. 2 Baylor wins delayed opener 112-82 over La-Lafayette

Nov. 28, 2020 11:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baylor’ hadn't been on a basketball court for a game in 266 days, until Saturday night. And it showed — for a moment. The Bears shook off a sluggish start to the season, MaCio Teague scored 21 points and No. 2 Baylor won its delayed season opener 112-82 over...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer throws a pass as offensive lineman Jake Burton, center, holds back Iowa State defensive end JaQuan Bailey during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ames, Iowa. Brewer is set for his 25th consecutive start as Baylor’s quarterback, and 37th overall, when Baylor plays Kansas State this week. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney, File)

Baylor, Kansas St look for boost after very different losses

Nov. 27, 2020 11:17 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Kansas State both could use a boost after some struggles and drastically different losses. The Wildcats (4-4, 4-3 Big 12) are just ready to get back on the field for a chance to move past their 45-0 loss at Iowa State last week, their third loss in a row after starting 4-0 in...

Baylor forward Caitlin Bickle grabs a rebound next to Central Arkansas forward Jayla Cody, center right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)

No. 4 Baylor women used balanced offense to rout UCA 82-37

Nov. 25, 2020 11:30 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith had 25 points and 15 rebounds and was one of five players scoring in double figures for No. 4 Baylor as the Lady Bears opened the season with an 82-37 win over Central Arkansas on Wednesday night. Caitlin Bickle also had a double-double her first career start for Baylor...

Duncanville boys, girls atop Texas prep basketball rankings

Nov. 23, 2020 4:58 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas High School Basketball Coaches Association rankings for week of Nov. 23: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Duncanville, 3-0; 2. Richardson, 0-0; 3. Waxahachie, 1-1; 4. Alvin Shadow Creek, 2-0; 5. Fort Bend Elkins, 2-0; 6. Humble Summer Creek, 0-2; 7. Houston Bellaire, 1-0; 8. Odessa...

Texas prep football small-school matchups set for regionals

Nov. 22, 2020 6:04 AM EST

Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 4A DIVISION I Region I Regionals Decatur (7-5) vs. Canyon (10-1), 3 p.m. Friday at Abilene’s Anthony Field Dumas (11-1) vs. Springtown (10-2), 4 p.m. Thursday...

Texas prep football playoff matchups set for 2nd round

Nov. 17, 2020 10:52 PM EST

Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 4A DIVISION I Region I Area Clint (6-0) vs Decatur (6-5), 6 p.m. Thursday at Big Spring’s Memorial Stadium Fort Stockton (5-5) vs Canyon (9-1), 7 p.m. Thursday...