Brady Heslip and Kenny Chery played hockey when they were kids in Canada. Now they’re playing a big role for Baylor’s basketball team.
Brady Heslip scored 18 points, with all five of his 3-pointers coming in the second half, and the Bears got a much-needed boost with a 74-61 victory over No. 16 Iowa State on Tuesday night.
For a team still fighting to prove its NCAA tournament credentials, Baylor came agonizingly close to the kind of win that could prove very valuable.
Coming off of a difficult stretch that had the Bears teetering away from an NCAA tournament bid, they put themselves back in the conversation with a four-game winning streak.
Cory Jefferson scored 25 points and the Bears overcame a buzzer-beater that forced overtime Monday night, handing the Cowboys their seventh straight loss 70-64.
Brady Heslip scored 24 points while making eight of Baylor’s season-high 16 3-pointers as the Bears led throughout in a 91-58 victory over TCU on Wednesday night.
Big 12 champion Baylor’s 2014 signing class was in place for so long that the Bears didn’t even host campus visits on the final weekend of recruiting.
Naadir Tharpe scored 22 points, nine in a go-ahead run before halftime, and the Jayhawks rebounded from their first league loss with a 69-52 victory at Baylor on Tuesday night.
Juwan Staten drove the baseline for a reverse layup with 3.1 seconds left, and the Mountaineers held on for a 66-64 win over the slumping Bears on Tuesday night.
A Baylor University stadium construction worker was killed and a co-worker was treated for hypothermia after an accident that plunged both into the Brazos River.
Not much has gone right for No. 24 Baylor since Big 12 play began, and the Bears sure didn’t solve many of their problems Monday night.
Jaye Crockett had 19 points, Toddrick Gotcher added 17 points and Texas Tech beat Baylor by a score of 82-72 on Wednesday night for its first Big 12 win of the season.