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Before Brittney: Emily Nkosi talks about Griner and life since leaving Baylor after coming out

While former Baylor star center Brittney Griner’s “official” coming out made the rounds in the media last week, hailed as groundbreaking in some quarters and ho-hum in others, Emily Nkosi (née Niemann), a star on Baylor’s 2005 national championship team…

Brittney Griner wins the Wooden Award for the second year in a row

Brittney Griner wins the Wooden Award for the second year in a row

From the  Los Angeles Athletic Club: The John R. Wooden Award winner for women, the preeminent collegiate basketball player of the year award, was announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club, and awarded to Baylor’s Brittney Griner for the second…

Geno Auriemma on Mark Cuban’s comments about drafting Brittney Griner

Yesterday during a media teleconference with Final Four coaches, Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma addressed comments recently made by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban about drafting Baylor’s star center Brittney Griner. Cuban said he would consider drafting the 6-8 phenom…

Robert Griffin III vents on Twitter about Baylor’s loss in the Sweet 16

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No. 5-seed Louisville stuns No. 1 Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen with an 82-81 victory

No. 5-seed Louisville stuns No. 1 Baylor in the Sweet Sixteen with an 82-81 victory

Kim Mulkey’s postgame comments || Jeff Walz’s postgame comments With a barrage of three-point shots, Louisville (27-8) defeated Baylor (34-2), 82-81, taking down the defending national champions and overall top seed in the NCAA tournament. Even though she fouled out…

Brittney Griner dunks three times vs. Florida State, Lady Bears advance to the Sweet Sixteen

Brittney Griner dunks three times vs. Florida State, Lady Bears advance to the Sweet Sixteen

WACO, Texas – Brittney Griner made sure to leave a lasting impression in her Ferrell Center finale in front of a crowd of 9, 652 Tuesday night in Waco during round two of the NCAA tournament. The 6-8 senior wasted…

Former President George W. Bush and wife Laura attend Brittney Griner’s last game in Waco

Former President George W. Bush and wife Laura sat behind the Baylor bench Tuesday night as Lady Bear star center Brittney Griner along with Kimetria Hayden, Jordan Madden, Destiny Williams and Brooklyn Pope played their last game at the Ferrell…

Baylor’s Kim Mulkey and FSU’s Sue Semrau: Two experienced coaches facing each other for the first time in competition

Baylor’s Kim Mulkey and FSU’s Sue Semrau: Two experienced coaches facing each other for the first time in competition

#1 Baylor vs. #8 Florida State March 26, 2013, 9:30 p.m. ET Waco, Texas, Ferrell Center (9,844) TV: ESPN2, Web: ESPN3.com Throughout their successful tenures as head coaches Baylor’s Kim Mulkey and Florida State’s Sue Semrau have never faced each…

Brittney Griner slam dunks Baylor into the second round of the NCAA tournament, Lady Bears rout Prairie View

Brittney Griner slam dunks Baylor into the second round of the NCAA tournament, Lady Bears rout Prairie View

Video WACO, Texas – With a resounding dunk at 15:58 in the second half on the way to leading her team to an 82-40 win over Prairie View A&M (17-15), Baylor center Brittney Griner acquired fans on the opposing team.…

A New Dishin & Swishin Q&A Session looks at the NCAA tournament & more with Rebecca Lobo

There are few out there that have the background to discuss women’s basketball like Rebecca Lobo. In her playing days, Lobo probably could have been governor of Connecticut, the way she monopolized the attention of the state. She has Olympic…

Prairie View not pleased with facing Baylor again in the round of the NCAA tournament

No. 1 Baylor and No. 16 Prairie View A&M last met on March 29, 2011, in Waco in first round action of the NCAA tournament, with the same seeding. Baylor routed the Panthers 66-30 led by Brittney Griner and Brooklyn…

Dishin & Swishin 3/21/13 Podcast: The roundtable returns for its annual look at the Women’s NCAA Tournament

Dishin & Swishin 3/21/13 Podcast: The roundtable returns for its annual look at the Women’s NCAA Tournament

[display_podcast] Spring is here! I know this not from looking out of my window at the snow-covered ground, but by knowing that the NCAA women’s tournament kicks off this weekend. That means, as annual as a groundhog, it is time…

March Madness déjà vu: No. 1 Seeds in the DI NCAA tournament the same as last year

March Madness déjà vu: No. 1 Seeds in the DI NCAA tournament the same as last year

A feeling of déjà vu permeated the announcement of the top seeds in the 64-team field for this year’s NCAA women’s tournament. Once again Baylor, Notre Dame, Connecticut and Stanford lead the regions. It is the first time in tournament history that the…

Dishin & Swishin 3/14/13 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks Bracketology

Dishin & Swishin 3/14/13 Podcast: ESPN’s Charlie Creme talks Bracketology

[display_podcast] You can keep biology, physics or any of those other sciences. Give me Bracketology any time! ESPN’s Charlie Creme is the preeminent “bracketologist” for women’s basketball. Creme reviews and analyzes teams, conferences, trends, schedules, injuries and a myriad of…

2013 Big 12 Tournament Awards

All Tournament Team Most Outstanding Player – Brittney Griner, Baylor Destiny Williams – Baylor Odyssey Sims – Baylor Toni Young – Oklahoma State Anna Prins – Iowa State

Baylor routs Iowa State 75-47 for Big 12 tournament title

Baylor routs Iowa State 75-47 for Big 12 tournament title

DALLAS – The No. 1 team in the country made history yet again by winning the Big 12 tournament championship three times in a row, the first time any team accomplished that feat. “We won it three years in a…

Oklahoma State tests Baylor in semifinals of Big 12 Tournament, Lady Bears win 77-69

Oklahoma State tests Baylor in semifinals of Big 12 Tournament, Lady Bears win 77-69

  DALLAS – Once again Baylor is in the championship game of the Big 12 tournament after beating a non-stop feisty and defensive-minded Oklahoma State, 77-69. A three-pointer from Baylor senior Jordan Madden with 38 seconds left in the game…

Baylor neutralizes Kansas State’s three-point shooting en route to a 80-47 win in the second round of the Big 12 Tournament

Baylor neutralizes Kansas State’s three-point shooting en route to a 80-47 win in the second round of the Big 12 Tournament

  Photos © Robert Franklin, all rights reserved. Session 2 Attendance: 7,718 #1 Baylor 80, #8 Kansas State 47 DALLAS – Kansas State may have psyched out Texas with a last second backdoor cut that had defenders looking to deter…

Kansas teams advance in first round of Big 12 tournament, send Texas and TCU packing

Kansas teams advance in first round of Big 12 tournament, send Texas and TCU packing

Day 1 attendance: 5,925 #8 Kansas State 51, #9 Texas In the end, the matchup between No. 9 seed Texas (12-18, 5-13) and No. 8 seed Kansas State (15-16, 5-13) came down to mental composure. While Texas looked to defend…

Dishin’ on the Big 12 tournament

Dishin’ on the Big 12 tournament

Site: American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX Top seeds: 1) Baylor 2) Iowa State 3) tie: Oklahoma, Texas Tech DALLAS – Baylor the nation’s top-ranked team ran through Big 12 Conference play undefeated for the second straight season. Only two other…

Baylor sweeps Big 12 honors for coach, player and defensive player of the year for the third consecutive season

Big 12 regular season champion Baylor picked up honors for coach, player and defensive player of the year for the third consecutive season in highlighting the 2012-13 Phillips 66 All-Big 12 Conference Women’s Basketball Awards. The Lady Bears also received…

Baylor vs. UConn – Postgame analysis

David Siegel talks to Paul Nanos about last night’s big game on Fox Sports Radio 1410.

Brooklyn Pope the difference-maker, coming off the bench, as Baylor defeats Connecticut 76-70

Brooklyn Pope the difference-maker, coming off the bench, as Baylor defeats Connecticut 76-70

HARTFORD, Conn. — It was the February, 2013 version of the “Game of the Century.” Top-ranked Baylor, with one loss in their last 65 games, against Connecticut, a team that had gone 57-5 in that same time frame. Two great…