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No. 6 Baylor beats Michigan State 75-58 for Atlantis title

Nov. 26, 2021 21:01 PM EST

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — James Akinjo held the MVP trophy as he danced on the court in a crowd of his new Baylor teammates. Around him bounced talented freshmen and multiple guys thriving in larger roles. The sixth-ranked Bears have a different look from last...

No. 9 Baylor still a B12 title shot with win over Texas Tech

Nov. 26, 2021 09:04 AM EST

Texas Tech (6-5, 3-5 Big 12) at No. 9 Baylor (9-2, 6-2, CFP No. 8), Saturday at noon EST (FS1). Line: Baylor by 14 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Tied 39-39-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Baylor...

No. 9 Baylor needs win over Texas Tech, help for Big 12 shot

Nov. 26, 2021 04:33 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor tight end Ben Sims and the ninth-ranked Bears will have a lot of interest in what happens north of the Red River on Saturday night if they take care of their business earlier in the day on the banks of the Brazos. The Bears (9-2, 6-2 Big 12,...

Bedlam: Oklahoma QB Williams faces stout Cowboys defense

Nov. 26, 2021 03:12 AM EST

The heat of Bedlam is on for Oklahoma freshman quarterback Caleb Williams. Oklahoma’s shot at its seventh straight Big 12 title is in jeopardy heading into Saturday's game at Oklahoma State. If Baylor beats Texas Tech and No. 10 Oklahoma loses to No. 7 Oklahoma State...

Duncanville boys, DeSoto girls top Texas 6A hoops rankings

Nov. 23, 2021 19:33 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches rankings for the week of Nov. 23: BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Duncanville, 3-0; 2. Richardson, 6-0; 3. McKinney, 7-0; 4. League City Clear Brook, 6-1; 5. Humble...

Texas high school football playoff pairings

Nov. 20, 2021 22:55 PM EST

Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A DIVISION I Region I Regional Euless...

No. 9 Baylor runs away from Stanford in 2nd half, wins 86-48

Nov. 20, 2021 18:27 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew wanted a bigger-name opponent before heading to a tournament in the Bahamas, and saw something he said looked like a tough Big 12 game in the first half against Stanford. The second half for the ninth-ranked Bears looked more...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 19, 2021 23:57 PM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= Class 6A Division I= Region I Area= Allen 49, Richardson Lake Highlands 24 Byron Nelson 63, El Paso Eastlake 14 Lewisville 35, Arlington Martin 18 ...

No. 11 Baylor heads to K-State trying to end road woes

Nov. 18, 2021 14:33 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nobody can dispute the fact that No. 11 Baylor is exceedingly tough to beat at home, not the least of which is Oklahoma, which just had its national championship hopes dashed with a loss in Waco last weekend. The Bears on the road? That's another...

No. 9 Baylor makes 21 steals in 92-47 win over Central Ark

Nov. 17, 2021 23:27 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — That was quite a steal for ninth-ranked Baylor. LJ Cryer scored 20 points for the second game in a row and freshman Kendall Brown had 19 in a 92-47 win over Central Arkansas on Wednesday night, when the homestanding Bears tied a school record with 21...