All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘baylor’

Isaiah Austin’s NBA Dreams Are Over, Player Has Marfan Syndrome

Isaiah Austin, 20, was expected to be a second-round pick in the NBA draft, but his dreams of playing in the NBA have ended. Before the draft, Austin underwent genetic testing and results showed that he is suffering from Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects one in 5,000 people. The disorder is inherited and it affects the eyes, …

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Brittney Griner Says Baylor Kept Her in the Closet in New Book

While Baylor University certainly enjoyed Brittney Griner’s talents on the court, the former player claims that officials at the university told her to keep her sexual orientation a secret. Griner, who is now openly gay, wrote about her experience at Baylor in her new book In My Skin. Baylor University is a private Baptist college in Waco, Texas. Griner played …

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Fiesta Bowl Preview: No.15 UCF vs. No.6 Baylor

When the BCS Bowl Game line-up was first presented, analysts and fans were excited about the plethora of fantastic games slated for January, especially the national championship game pitting Auburn against Florida State. However, one game produced groans of a blow-out, much to the dismay of Florida residents and Knights fans. This year’s Tostitos Fiesta Bowl pairs the University of …

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Baylor Dominates Notre Dame, Wins Championship

In a near-unheard of perfect season, one player has stood out in women’s basketball this year: Brittney Griner. And not just because she’s 6’8″. Griner shone on the court this season, but it was the NCAA championship game on Tuesday that really brought out her star power as she drove down the court during the second half, blocking all of …

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Kim Mulkey: Baylor Coach Diagnosed With Bell’s Palsy

While in Des Moines last weekend for the NCAA regionals, Kim Mulkey discovered a strange thing: her tongue was going numb. It progressed to an odd feeling in her mouth when she was eating, and later she noticed that her left eye was sagging a bit. Her smile became “crooked”, something which concerned her enough to seek advice from Baylor’s …

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