Baylor had no answers against Oklahoma State. The 20th-ranked Bears shot just 34.5 percent from the field and posted a season-low point total in a 64-53 loss to the Cowboys on Tuesday night.
Rico Gathers grabbed consecutive offensive rebounds that led to a three-point play, giving him career highs of 25 points and a Big 12-record 28 rebounds Wednesday night.
Kenny Chery got Baylor started with a 3-pointer on the very first shot, part of a game-opening 16-1 spurt for the Bears. After they fell behind late, Chery hit the game-winner against Iowa State.
Kenny Chery was involved in two plays in the final 10 seconds when Baylor wasn’t able to regain the lead in a 56-55 loss.
While the Cotton Bowl Classic is played Texas, this year it was not won by football team from Texas. The Baylor Bears fell to Michigan State Thursday 42-41.
Big 12 co-champion Baylor was the first team left out of the College Football Playoff. Michigan State’s only two losses were to teams that made the first four-team postseason field.
O’Neale scored 15 points in a 23-2 run to open the second half, and Baylor coach Scott Drew pulled him and other starters from the game with 12:28 remaining.
Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy at Baylor. Bryce Petty was the quarterback who then led the Bears to their first two Big 12 championships.
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The Spartans, a top-10 defense for the fourth season in a row, play high-powered Baylor at the Cotton Bowl in defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi’s final game.
Shawn Oakman has been a dominant defender for Baylor, an All-Big 12 defensive end who needs only one more sack to set the single-season school record.
Two early high school graduates who will be quarterbacks in Texas prep championship games this weekend will enroll at Baylor for the spring semester.