Baylor Bears

Baylor Bears vs. Creighton Bluejays

The Baylor Bears and the Creighton Blue Jays face off on Sunday with the winner going to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament, The Blue Jays are -3 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 144. The Baylor Bears have been red hot and they remained that way on Friday in their first round game against Nebraska. Baylor jumped all over the Huskers and never let up in a game that was never close. Cory Jefferson was the Bears leading scorer with 16 points and six rebounds. Isaiah Austin had 13 points and seven rebounds, Brady Heslip had 12 points, and Rico Gathers had 11 points and six rebounds. Baylor shot 40.5 percent from the floor going 51.7 percent with their two point shots and just 15.4 percent from beyond the three-point arc. Baylor shot 79.2 percent from the free throw line. BU looks Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers

The Baylor Bears and the Nebraska Cornhuskers face off on Friday in San Antonio in a first round game in the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Bears are -3.5 point favorites over the Cornhuskers with an over/under point total set at 131.5. The Baylor Bears had some struggles over the course of the season but they came on late winning 10 of their last 12 games. Baylor is 12-1 in non-conference games and 6-2 in neutral site games. Cory Jefferson leads the Bears averaging 13.5 points and 8.4 rebounds per game. Brady Heslip is averaging 11.8 points, Kenny Cherry is averaging 11.6 points and 5.0 assists, and Isaiah Austin is averaging 11 points and 5.5 rebounds. Baylor is averaging 75.2 points and they are shooting 45.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.4 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Baylor lost in the Big 12 title Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Baylor Bears

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and the Baylor Bears face off on Friday Night in a marquis college basketball match up. The Bulldogs are -9 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 143. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are ranked 14th in the nation and while the Zags have been strong for several years now, this looks to be one of their better teams. Mark Few’s Bulldogs has already played the 63rd ranked schedule in the nation and they follow this game up with a trip to Oklahoma State. As a team Gonzaga is averaging 80.8 points per game, 16.4 assists, and they are shooting 52 percent while defensively they are allowing 59.8 points, 9.8 assists, and they are shooting 37.9 percent. Elias Harris is averaging 15.5 points and 7.5 rebounds, Kelly Olynyk is averaging 14.6 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Gary Bell is averaging 10.5 points. Gonzaga is Read More

Baylor Bears vs. UCLA Bruins

The high flying offenses of the Baylor Bears and the UCLA Bruins take the field in the Holiday Bowl.  The Bruins are -1 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 74.5. Robert Griffin might be gone but you wouldn’t know it by looking at the numbers Baylor has put up. The best offense in the game that racked up 579 yards and 44 points behind the #3 air attack and #19 ground game. In other words, the Bears had zero problem doing what they wanted, when they wanted. Nick Florence was no RG III but he did a pretty good impression of the former star by completing 61.2% of his throws for 4121 yards with 31 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Terrance Williams was the star of the receiving corps with 95 catches for 1764 yards and 12 scores with Tevin Reese (51-889), Lanear Sampson (51-639) Read More

BYU Cougars vs. Baylor Bears

The Baylor Bears and the BYU Cougars face off on Friday in college basketball action. The Bears are -8 point favorites over the Cougars with an over/under point total set at 151.5. The Baylor Bears have won three of their last four and after a disappointing start to the year Scott Drew’s team is putting together some wins. Baylor has played the 54th ranked schedule in the nation and while they have a talented team it may have been a little too muc too fast to start the year. As a team Baylor is averaging 76.7 points, 15.1 assists, and they are shooting 48.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.3 points, 13.3 assists, and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent from the floor. Pierre Jackson is averaging 19.3 points and 6.0 assists, Isaiah Austin is averaging 13.9 points and 8.6 rebounds, Cory Jefferson is averaging 13.2 points and 8.0 Read More

Texas Longhorns vs. Baylor Bears

The Texas Longhorns and the Baylor Bears face off on Saturday as they both look to bounce back from disappointing one sided Big 12 losses.  The Longhorns are -13 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 55. The Texas Longhorns were thinking they were back on the college football roadmap but back to back losses have them looking to regain their footing. QB David Ash was injured last week against Oklahoma and he has completed 71.9 percent of his passes with 11 touchdowns and three interceptions and if he is unable to go it will be Case McCoy who has completed 62.5 percent of his passes with three touchdowns in limited action. Joe Bergeron is averaging 4.1 yards per carry and he has nine touchdowns and Johnathan Gray is averaging 4.7 yards per carry. Mike Davis leads the Texas receivers with 24 catches and three Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Kentucky Wildcats

The Baylor Bears and the Kentucky Wildcats meet on Sunday in Atlanta for a NCAA Tournament Elite 8 match up with a trip to the Final Four going to the winner.  The Wildcats are -7.5 point favorites over the Bears with an over/under point total set at 146. The Baylor Bears have notched 30 wins this season including three in the NCAA Tournament but Scott Drew’s team has a bigger prize in mind and that is to be cutting down the nets after this game and headed to the Final Four. Baylor has knocked off South Dakota State, Colorado, and Xavier to get to this point and they have been tested and passed all tests. Against Xavier Quincy Acy had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Pierre Jackson had 16 points and 10 assists, Percy Jones III had 14 points, and Brady Heslip had 11 points. As a team the Bears Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Xavier Musketeers

The Baylor Bears and the Xavier Musketeers battle it out on Friday in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 with the winner nailing down a spot in the Elite Eight.  The Bears are -6 point favorites over the Musketeers with an over/under point total set at 140. Six teams from the Big 12 made the NCAA Tournament this season but only two have made it to the second weekend and Scott Drew’s Baylor Bears are one of them. Baylor knocked off South Dakota State in round one and then followed it up with a convincing 17 point win over Colorado. Against CU Brady Heslip had 27 points going 9 of 13 from three point land, Pierre Jackson had 15 points and 10 assists, Quincy Acy had seven points and 10 rebounds, and Perry Jones III had seven points. As a team the Bears shot 43.8 percent from the floor, 55 percent Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Oklahoma Sooners

The Baylor Bears and the Oklahoma Sooners battle it out on Saturday in Big 12 college basketball action in Waco.  The Bears are -13.5 point favorites over the Sooners with an over/under point total set at 139. The Baylor Bears have been among the nationally ranked teams all season long and Scott Drew’s team should be looking at a decent seeding in the NCAA Tournament this season. BU is 10-5 in the Big 12, 12-3 at home this season, and they are tied for third place in the conference standings. Perry Jones III is averaging 13.3 points and 7.3 rebounds, Pierre Jackson is averaging 12.7 points and 5.9 assists, Quincy Acy is averaging 12.5 points and 7.2 rebounds, and Quincy Miller is averaging 12 points and 5.1 rebounds. As a team Baylor is averaging 74.6 points and they are shooting 47.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and Read More

Baylor Bears vs. Texas A&M Aggies

The Baylor Bears and the Texas A&M Aggies play their first games of the New Year and the first games of their Big 12 schedules as they meet in Waco.  The Bears are -12 favorites over the Aggies with an over/under point total set at 124. The Baylor Bears are off to a blistering start and while they started the season with a light schedule Scott Drew’s team has been taking on all comers of late and has been beating them all. While Baylor’s schedule will continue to get tougher they have played the 84th ranked schedule with two wins over teams ranked in the top 25 and six wins over tams with an RPI better than 100. Quincy Acy is averaging 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds, Perry Jones III is averaging 13.4 points and 6.8 rebounds, Quincy Miller is averaging 10.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Pierre Jackson is Read More