Following Thursday night’s 62-48 win over West Virginia in the team’s Big XII opener, the Horned Frogs’ record pushed to 11-1 making it their best-ever start. The team’s current eight-game win streak is currently the second-longest.
Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey has seemingly done it all during her coaching tenure, but Thursday night she checked off one more accomplishment – beating a No. 1 ranked team.
Tuesday night’s 11-of-22 barrage from 3-point range helped propel Westlake’s win streak over Lake Travis to nine games. This was all without star big and Texas-bound center Will Baker contributing in a major way. Baker was held to just eight points and six boards. The two meet again January 22.
It’s still the early part of the season which means teams are still sorting out lineups and figuring out which group of players meshes best. You don’t want to get too bogged down with early season results, but in some cases, it’s probably not a bad idea to raise a few red flags – looking at you Texas.
It’s the first full weekend of college basketball and there have already been some…uh let’s say, eye-opening results from the first few nights.
After two decades of missing March Madness, TCU broke through to reach the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team. The Horned Frogs were one-and-done, losing in the first round to Syracuse. The school has made back-to-back NCAAs just once in school history and that is in the early 1950s.
There’s no need to look outside the state of Texas once November rolls around for stellar women’s college basketball.
The “Double Trouble” Lauren Cox formed with Kalani Brown, is back once again as Brown, the league’s reigning Player of the Year, is ready to finish her Baylor career strong as one of only two seniors on this year’s roster.
What Scott Drew knows is this team has a tremendous work ethic and appears to be developing chemistry. Just how that chemistry plays out is anybody’s guess, but there’s enough talent that Drew believes the Bears can have a successful season.