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Baylor, Oklahoma St talk 2022 after Big 12 thriller of 2021

Baylor’s expectations start with a defense that finished second overall in the Big 12

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda and Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy sat just a few yards from the end zone where the Big 12 title was decided in their championship game seven months earlier, on a dazzling tackle…

Smith’s 35 points helps No. 5 Baylor women win Big 12

Smith had a career-high 35 points with 12 rebounds in her senior day game

WACO, Texas (AP) — Another green-and-gold confetti celebration for NaLyssa Smith and fifth-ranked Baylor, and another Big 12 title that the Bears don’t have to share. Smith had a career-high 35 points with 12 rebounds in her senior day game…

A proposal to expand college football playoffs

CFP expansion for 2024 ‘in some jeopardy’

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says expanding the College Football Playoff as soon as the 2024 season is “in some jeopardy” if an agreement on a new format cannot be reached soon. Speaking Saturday to reporters…

Baylor defeats Oklahoma St. 21-16

Baylor holds on for Big 12 title, knocks Okla St out of CFP

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dezmon Jackson came up inches short on a desperate, fourth-down dive in the final seconds for Oklahoma State, knocking the fifth-ranked Cowboys out of contention for a spot in the four-team playoff. “Just heartbreak,” Cowboys guard…

Defenses in spotlight for Oklahoma St-Baylor Big 12 matchup

Often, the chatter heading into the Big 12 championship game focuses on dynamic offenses and a quarterback chasing the Heisman Trophy. This time, it’s more about old-school, hard-nosed defense. Fifth-ranked Oklahoma State (11-1, 8-1 Big 12, No.5 CFP) and ninth-ranked…

Baylor defeats Texas Tech 27-24

No. 9 Baylor still has Big 12 title shot after win over Tech

WACO, Texas (AP) — Blake Shapen threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns in his first start for ninth-ranked Baylor, and the Bears held on for a 27-24 win over Texas Tech on Saturday that kept alive their hopes of…

Texas Longhorns consider joining the SEC

Texas, Oklahoma reportedly reach out to SEC about joining

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Big 12 powers Texas and Oklahoma have reached out the Southeastern Conference about potentially joining the league, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday, citing a source it did not identify. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey declined to comment…

Sarkisian wants to make Texas football a winning program

No magic trick to make Texas contenders again

ARLINGTON (AP) — Texas fans want more than top 10 rankings and bowl victories. They would like to win some Big 12 titles and be in contention for national championships. While the Longhorns are still the last Big 12 team…

Texas Longhorns defeat Oklahoma State to win Big Twelve title

No. 13 Texas beats No. 12 Oklahoma St for first Big 12 title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Coleman scored a career-high 30 points, Jericho Simms added a career-best 21 and No. 13 Texas was poised at the foul line down the stretch in beating No. 12 Oklahoma State 91-86 on Saturday…

Kansas opts out; Texas heads to Big 12 championship game

No. 11 Kansas withdraws from Big 12 tourney due to COVID-19; Texas Longhorns head to the Big 12 final

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas withdrew from the Big 12 Tournament on Friday after a positive COVID-19 test within the men’s basketball program, becoming the third major team to have its conference postseason come to an end beceause of…

Baylor Bears clinch Big 12 title with win

No. 3 Baylor clinches B12 title in OT, 94-89 over No. 6 WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Coach Scott Drew jumped on Mark Vital’s back after Baylor clinched the Big 12 championship, pointed a finger to the sky, then raced off the court ahead of his players to prepare for an even more…

Big 12 reschedules nine women's basketball games

IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Big 12 has announced the reschedule dates for nine women’s basketball games postponed this season because of COVID-19 protocols. The makeup games will be played during a nine-day span that includes the week before the…

Number two ranked Baylor on pause again because of COVID-19 protocols

The Big 12 said it would work with Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma to reschedule the remaining postponed games.

WACO, Texas (AP)-- No. 2 Baylor has had its season interrupted again because of COVID-19 protocols, with the Big 12 Conference postponing the Bears’ next two scheduled games. The Big 12 announced the postponements on Thursday. The Bears, who at…

Big 12 announces schedule for 2020 football season

Schools will have to adhere to safety guidines

VICTORIA, Texas - The Big-12 conference will play sports this fall.    That news came Wednesday as the conference released it's football schedule. All schools currently have nine in-conference games scheduled, and an open date for a 10th game from an…

HBU will play Texas Tech this fall football season

Former East football player Bailey Zappe is excited for this opportunity

SHARPSTOWN, Texas - A big surprise for a former East football star Thursday afternoon. Bailey Zappe and Houston Baptist University, reaching an agreement to play Texas Tech in…