Big 12 Conference
Cory Jefferson had his usual powerful dunks for Baylor. The big forward also showed his long-range touch.
Texas Tech and TCU will play their Big 12 opener on a Thursday night in front of a national television audience.
Jeff Withey scored 18 points, Ben McLemore added 14 and No. 9 Kansas routed TCU 74-48 on Saturday to avenge a stunning loss to the lowly Horned Frogs just over two weeks ago.
Trailing by 34 points with mere minutes left in the second half, Texas guard Myck Kabongo refused to retreat to the bench.
Freshman forward Georges Niang scored a career-high 19 points, Will Clyburn had 16 and Iowa State rolled past TCU 87-53 on Saturday for its 21st straight home win.
The University of Oklahoma is the preseason pick to win the Big 12 baseball title in a poll of coaches of conference teams.
Texas is bumbling along at 10-13 and desperate for point guard Myck Kabongo to give the Longhorns a big lift when he returns Wednesday from a 23-game NCAA suspension.
The wealthiest athletic program in the country has been racked by bad results on the field and embarrassed by revelations of coaches having inappropriate relationships with students.
Baylor remains No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for a fifth straight week after cruising to two more Big 12 wins.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has signed a new five-year deal that includes an increase in compensation to $14.75 million over the life of the contract.
With Texas barely averaging seven wins the last three years, it’s easy to point to Dodds and Brown as out of touch, losing their edge as the years pass.
Glasco Martin ran for three touchdowns, Nick Florence threw for two scores and ran for another, and Baylor overwhelmed UCLA 49-26 in the Holiday Bowl on Thursday night.