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Baylor beats undefeated Gonzaga to win men’s Championship

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The fresh-as-can-be Baylor Bears obliterated wobbly-legged Gonzaga’s march to perfection in an 86-70 runaway in the national title game. It brought this once-downtrodden program’s first national title back home to Waco, Texas. Jared Butler scored 22 points and MaCio Teague had 19 for the Bears, who were ranked second or third in the AP poll all year…

Undefeated Gonzaga to Face Baylor for NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship

Gonzaga hopes to keep its undefeated 31-0 season intact when it faces Baylor (27-2) on Monday night for the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship. Both are No. 1 seeds in the tournament. The game will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis at 7:20 p.m. CDT on CBS 8. Gonzaga earned a 93-90 overtime win over UCLA in its…

Final Four Set with Gonzaga Still Hoping for a Perfect Season

Gonzaga’s bid for a perfect season will continue into the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Meanwhile, UCLA’s unexpected run through the tournament continues. Drew Timme provided 15 of his 23 points while the Bulldogs outscored Southern Cal, 49-30 in the first half of an 85-66 win over the Trojans. Jalen Suggs just missed a triple-double for the…

Baylor, Houston First Two Teams to Reach the Final Four

Baylor more than lived up to its top-seeded billing in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament, pulling away from No. 3 Arkansas early and then again the second the game got uncomfortably close. Baylor won 81-72. The Bears booked a spot in the Final Four come Saturday against No. 2 Houston, which had a much tougher time shaking free from 11th-seeded…

Briles, ex-Baylor AD McCaw added to federal suit vs. school

DALLAS (AP) – A woman who alleges Baylor University ignored her claims that she was raped by a former football player is seeking to have ex-coach Art Briles added as a defendant to the federal lawsuit. The complaint filed in March by Jasmin Hernandez named Briles, ex-athletic director Ian McCaw and university regents as defendants. But Briles and McCaw were…

Coach: Receiver Ish Zamora to be disciplined for dog beating

WACO, Texas (AP) – Baylor is promising disciplinary action against sophomore receiver Ish Zamora after a video surfaced of him beating his dog with a belt this summer. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says Zamora was cited for molesting an animal July 5 after the beating during house-training. The misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of up to $500….