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Lady Bears Picked To Win BIG 12 Title Again

Defending national champion Baylor, with All-America center Brittney Griner returning from a 40-0 season, is the overwhelming pick to win the Big 12 again.


U.S. President Barack Obama (C) poses for photographs with the 2012 NCAA Women?s Basketball champion Baylor University Lady Bears and Head Coach Kim Mulkey in the East Room of the White House July 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Baylor Lady Bears became the first NCAA basketball team to complete a 40-0 season by defeating Notre Dame 80-61 in the NCAA women's championship.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Honors Undefeated Baylor Lady Bears

Obama, who helps coach his daughter Sasha’s youth basketball team, honored the Lady Bears’ 40-0 team at the White House.


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Lady Bears Invited To White House

The national champion Lady Bears, who were undefeated with the NCAA’s first 40-win season, are scheduled to meet with President Obama next Wednesday.


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Baylor Basketball Star Griner Wins 2 ESPY Awards

Baylor basketball star Brittney Griner won two trophies at the annual ESPY awards show, including female athlete of the year .


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NCAA Hands Baylor Basketball 3 Years Probation

The NCAA has put Baylor on three years of probation after a three-year investigation into hundreds of impermissible telephone calls and text messages sent by basketball coaches to prep recruits.


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Excessive Calls, Texts Could Spell Trouble For Baylor Basketball Programs

The report lists a number of proposed penalties, including barring women’s coach Kim Mulkey from recruiting off campus in July and fewer scholarships for both programs.


Heisman trophy winning quarterback Robert Griffin III (bottom C) from the Baylor Bears poses for a photo with the Baylor Bears, including Brittney Griner #42 and head coach Kim Mulkey, with the Bational Championship trophy after they won 8061 against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the National Final game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at Pepsi Center on April 3, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Baylor hopes to keep perfection going next year

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.


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Griner Leads Lady Bears To National Championship

“I wanted (the title) because this is what our team wanted, and this is what we promised coach when we got here,” said Griner.


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Griner Has Baylor One Win From Perfect Season

Baylor (39-0) can become the first NCAA team to win 40 games in a season with a victory over Notre Dame in the national championship game Tuesday night.


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Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey Diagnosed With Bell’s Palsy

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.


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Women’s Final Four Arguably The Strongest Ever

For the first time since 1989, all four top seeds reached the NCAA women’s Final Four.


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Griner, Ogwumike Among Women’s Wooden Finalists

Brittney Griner of Baylor, Nnemkadi Ogwumike of Stanford and Skylar Diggins of Notre Dame are among the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award.