President Barack Obama ongratulated the Baylor University women’s baskebtall team on Wednesday for winning NCAA tournament.
With the 6-foot-8 superstar and the other four starters all coming back next year, the Lady Bears will be the heavy favorite to win another title, if not go unbeaten for a second straight year.
Kim Mulkey was quick to point out that her Lady Bears wouldn’t be the first women’s team to win 40 games. That honor belongs to her former coach.
Baylor Lady Bears coach Kim Mulkey said that she is disgusted by taunting and insults directed at star player Brittney Griner on social media.
An hour after losing in last season’s regional finals, Brittney Griner sent Baylor coach Kim Mulkey a text.
Baylor coach Kim Mulkey has been diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, a form of facial paralysis she says won’t change her approach going into the NCAA Final Four.
Baylor was cruising, the Lady Bears’ reserves were waiting to check in and there seemed to be little excitement.
Buddy Jones, the board chairman of the Baylor University regents, is in constant awe of all the great things his school is experiencing these days.
The Lady Bears haven’t lost since falling in the quarterfinals of last year’s tournament. They routed UC Santa Barbara on Sunday.
Top-ranked Baylor proved Saturday it has more than just Brittney Griner.
Brittney Griner had a career-high 45 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocked shots, leading No. 1 Baylor to an 86-65 rout of Kansas State on Friday in the Big 12 tournament semifinals.
Griner is having another All-America season. But the 6-foot-8 junior isn’t the only reason the Lady Bears (30-0) can wrap up their first undefeated regular season Saturday against Iowa State.