WACO, Texas (AP) — BYU forward Caleb Lohner is transferring to Baylor, a return to his home state after two seasons with the Cougars.
Baylor coach Scott Drew said Monday that the 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward had signed a financial-aid contract with the Big 12 Conference school.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor basketball player Tweety Carter has been named the team's director of player development, a position that opened when Bears head coach Scott Drew made other adjustments to his staff following the departure of Jerome Tang to become Kansas State's head coach.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas State hired Jerome Tang to be its next basketball coach Monday, entrusting a program that's had plenty of recent success but fallen on hard times to one of the architects of Baylor's rise to national prominence.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Kansas senior guard Ochai Agbaji was the unanimous pick by the Big 12 coaches as the league's player of the year.
The Big 12 announced their season awards Sunday night, a day after the regular season ended with Baylor and Kansas sharing the conference title.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew got the kind of performance he expects from guards Adam Flagler and James Akinjo.
Flagler scored a career-high 29 points, and Akinjo's pull-up jumper with 14 seconds remaining in overtime provided the winning points as No.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Jeremy Sochan and Kendall Brown are standout freshmen for reigning national championship Baylor. The roommates are also young kids who can endure the heavy workload needed from them with the seventh-ranked Bears playing shorthanded.
Baylor big man Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua had surgery Tuesday to repair multiple ligaments in his left knee from a gruesome injury that ended his season for the seventh-ranked and reigning national champion Bears.
Jeremy Sochan turned his left ankle and James Akinjo then fell hard on his tailbone. Adam Flagler has been bothered by a bruised knee and leading scorer LJ Cryer missed 10th-ranked Baylor's last three games because of an issue with his surgically repaired right foot.
There are a lot of old newcomers making a splash this season in college basketball.
ACC top scorer Alondes Williams for Wake Forest and Pac-12 leader Terrell Brown Jr.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Adam Flagler scored 16 points, and No. 5 Baylor defeated Oklahoma 65-51 on Saturday.
LJ Cryer added 14 points and Matthew Mayer had 12 for the Bears (17-2, 5-2 Big 12). The defending national champions bounced back to win both games this week after losing at home to Texas Tech and Oklahoma State the previous week.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Despite its recent struggles at home, Baylor still knows a thing or two about winning on the road, even when short-handed.
LJ Cryer and Matthew Mayer each went on a 3-point tear to set a career high for scoring, and No.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Adam Flagler glanced down at the stat sheet and groaned. James Akinjo didn't even want to see the Baylor turnovers he knew were glaring on the page.
While the guards combined for 12 of Baylor's season-high 20 turnovers, both also scored more than 20 points as the top-ranked Bears stretched their national-best winning streak to 20 games with an 84-74 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Baylor has a new cast of players, but its depth and defense showed up as usual in one of the most anticipated games of the season so far.
James Akinjo scored 16 points, LJ Cryer had 10 of his 13 in the second half, and the top-ranked Bears beat No.
WACO, Texas (AP) — If top-ranked Baylor had any ill effects from a quick turnaround, it didn’t show.
The Bears were back in action on their home floor Monday night against Alcorn State, less than 48 hours after a road game at Oregon on Saturday.
Baylor won the national championship last season without ever reaching No. 1 in the AP Top 25.
The Bears are there now.
Baylor took advantage of Purdue's last-second loss to Rutgers last week to become the fourth different team at No.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew knew his sixth-ranked Bears might need time to blend a changed roster after they lost four starters from a national-championship run.
Instead, the Bears rolled through the Battle 4 Atlantis.
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.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Baylor's balance is giving coach Scott Drew plenty of options to start the season.
The sixth-ranked Bears had five players score in double figures in their 75-63 win over Arizona State on Wednesday night that wrapped up first-round play at the Battle 4 Atlantis.
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.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew crowed about the special guest he decided to bring to the meeting with reporters after a season-opening win that was really more about celebrating the Bears' first national championship.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor freshman guard Langston Love tore his ACL in a preseason scrimmage and will miss the entire season for the No. 8 Bears, who are the defending national champions.
The school said Monday that the 6-foot-5, 210-pound Love will have surgery to repair the injury and redshirt this season.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew has talked to his team about the unique opportunity available to the defending national champions, even with a roster that has changed drastically since the Bears cut down the nets last April.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — No. 8 Baylor is in a period of transition with some key departures from last year’s national championship team.
The losses include the Bears' top three scorers — All-America junior guard Jared Butler and fellow guards MaCio Teague and Davion Mitchell — and Mark Vital, the leading rebounder.
WACO, Texas (AP) — National champion Baylor is adding another transfer guard.
Coach Scott Drew said Tuesday night that Dale Bonner has signed with the Bears after leading Division II Fairmont State in scoring, assists and steals in each of his past two seasons at the school in West Virginia...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The big, bad Baylor Bears bullied college basketball's beautiful game into a corner...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor knew it would need to play to near-perfection to end Gonzaga's flawless season...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Somebody will be doing a joyful Texas two-step after Baylor and Houston meet Saturday night in the Final Four...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The redemption journeys involving Houston coach Kelvin Sampson and the Baylor program he faces at the Final Four on Saturday have roots in far-from-comforting places — courtrooms, prison cells, the NCAA compliance office...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The seeds of the Drew family coaching tree took root in Indiana.
Homer Drew had a few early stops in his Hall of Fame career while his two sons were growing up, but made his mark in northern Indiana, not far from the southern shore of Lake Michigan...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew could sympathize with Kansas counterpart Bill Self when the Jayhawks had a positive COVID-19 test during the Big 12 Tournament, forcing them to withdraw and putting their NCAA Tournament hopes in limbo...
Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua and Adam Flagler got to watch Baylor win a lot of games from the bench last season, and now are among six former redshirts playing every game for the undefeated, second-ranked Bears...
WACO, Texas (AP) — This Baylor win was for Davion Mitchell, and the junior guard did his part against his former team...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coaches Mark Few of Gonzaga and Scott Drew of Baylor scheduled Saturday's game for all the right seasons...
WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 6 Baylor shook off the rust after a long break, and next goes into Big 12 play.
After missing their first six shots Monday, in their first game in 12 days, the Bears used an overwhelming run to take control and beat Jackson State 83-57 for their ninth win in a row.