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Daily Round Up: The Baylor Effect

Did you know there is a strange Texas twilight zone known as the Baylor Effect?

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The men’s basketball team plays San Angelo State in tonight’s exhibition game. Smart wants his players focused on each other and what it takes to win.

6-8 senior forward Shaq Cleare has a big assignment this season.

The Horns are looking to build on the Baylor win, but playing in Lubbock isn’t always easy. “I got hit in the head with a battery my sophomore years and a tortilla a few times,” Boyette said. “We know what [the crowd] will be like going in, we just can’t pay attention to it.”

Sterlin Gilbert discusses offensive personnel.

Will we see Swoopes in the role of running back against Tech? Sterlin Gilbert still sees Swoopes as the go-to guy to take carries when Foreman is out of the game.

Maybe Strong will return next season? Here’s a look at the Baylor effect and Texas’ football coaching carousel.


Showtime's 60 Minutes Sports ran a damning report on the sexual assault scandal and here’s Baylor’s reply.

Baylor’s former Title IX coordinator Patty Crawford detailed the problems she encountered from administrators, especially senior vice president Reagan Ramsower.

A Baylor official called the women who reported the sexual assaults mentally ill.

The Waco Tribune has a timeline of the whole, sick affair.

Baylor has put up their side of the story on their website.

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