More than a dozen women have sued Baylor, alleging officials mishandled or ignored sex assault allegations. The school is also facing several federal civil rights investigations and a state criminal investigation.
Bears’ coach Matt Rhule will oversee his first spring game with the football program Saturday in Waco. Rhule, who took the Baylor job in December, has lots of on-field questions to settle but seeks to start with some stability at a program in transition.
Former Baylor Bears men’s basketball coach Dave Bliss was under new scrutiny after a Showtime documentary captured his disputed assertion that a murdered Baylor player was killed because he was involved in selling drugs.
Morgan William scored a career-high 41 points as the No. 2 seed Mississippi State Bulldogs stunned the top-seeded Baylor Lady Bears 94-85 in overtime Sunday in Oklahoma City. Kalani Brown scored 27 points for Baylor.
The Baylor Bears are in their fourth Sweet 16 in eight years, looking for their first Final Four berth since 1950. South Carolina’s Gamecocks are the foe in Madison Square Garden, fresh off a stunning win over Duke.
The Texas 10th Court of Appeals said in a ruling Wednesday that text messages between the accuser and friend should not have been excluded from the testimony in Sam Ukwuachu’s 2015 trial in Waco. The court ordered that a new trial be held for the former defensive end.
As the NCAA men’s basketball tournament moves toward the Sweet 16 round, Kansas has taken over as the new favorite to win it all with fellow Big 12 members Baylor and West Virginia receiving much-improved odds Monday. The Big 12 has three teams headed to the Sweet 16, matching the most of any conference in the country.