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.
The Cardinals, who beat the Mustangs earlier this season, are tied with No. 15 Cincinnati atop the league standings, while SMU is a game back in third place.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban isn’t a fan of the current state of college basketball. Current SMU and Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown is.
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.
The final week of the regular season represents a chance to either improve their postseason positioning or win over the NCAA tournament selection committee.
After two months spent mostly bludgeoning each other into submission, coaches in the Big 12 are starting to cast a wary eye toward the NCAA tournament.
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.
The Aggies, who beat LSU in the teams’ previous meeting in College Station, Texas, came into the game shooting a league-worst 40.7 percent in SEC games and fared even worse than that at LSU.
Next month’s Big 12 tournament at the Sprint Center has sold out for the fifth consecutive year, though standing-room tickets may become available closer to the event.
Nick Russell and Nic Moore each scored 15 points to lead the Mustangs to a 64-55 win Sunday over No. 21 UConn and a sweep of their season series with the Huskies.
Chris Jones scored a layup at the buzzer as North Texas held on to defeat Florida International 65-63 Thursday night.
Texas coach Rick Barnes thought the Longhorns weren’t tough enough early or smart enough late to beat Iowa State. But missing 47 shots is what really killed Texas against the Cyclones.