One thing wasn’t a surprise on Selection Monday and that was Baylor nabbing the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 overall seed in the Greensboro Region against No. 16 Abilene Christian Saturday at 5:30 p.m. in Waco, Texas.
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The big story from Selection Sunday from a statewide perspective was perhaps more about who got left out (TCU) as opposed to who got in to the field of 64.
Although Texas Tech already achieved history by becoming the first school not named Kansas to win the regular season Big XII title in 14 years, the Red Raiders can’t be happy with how they fared against a struggling West Virginia.
Kalani Brown's injury-riddled senior season might've cost her the Big XII Player of the Year accolade, but her 15 point per game and 7 rebounds per game effort, was enough to earn her another First-Team All-Conference selection along with fellow junior teammate Lauren Cox, who was named Defensive Player of the Year, and Texas junior Sug Sutton.
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At the beginning of the year, Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver had a big weight on his shoulder taking up the scoring load for the departed Zhaire Smith.
Baylor guard Makai Mason dropped the first 40-point conference game in Bears history to lead the Bears over the Horned Frogs.
Baylor basketball dipped down to the mid-major level to find an inbounds play against Texas Tech's elite defense.
Thursday afternoon, the boys and girls McDonalds’s All-American teams, the premier showcase game for the elite departing high school basketball were revealed.
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.