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Joe Boozell | NCAA.com | February 23, 2016

Rico Gathers sinks first 3-pointer in unlikely fashion

Rico Gathers: Dominant rebounder. Low-post brute.

3-point shooter?

Going into Tuesday night’s game against Kansas, Gathers had never hit a 3-pointer for Baylor. That changed in entertaining fashion as the skilled big man hauled in a full-court baseball pass and sunk a turnaround jumper with ease.

Gathers’ bucket gave the Bears the lead at halftime over the Jayhawks in what could turn out to be a very important game in the Big 12 standings.

Finalists announced for the Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year Award

Four finalists have been announced for the Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year Award: Scott Drew (Baylor), Brian Dutcher (San Diego State), Anthony Grant (Dayton) and Leonard Hamilton (Florida State).
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The NCAA women's basketball bracket, projected 6 days from selections

Six days ahead of Selection Monday for the NCAA Division I women's college basketball tournament, we asked basketball expert Michelle Smith to project a bracket for NCAA.com.
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Iowa State women's basketball stuns No. 2 Baylor, ending Lady Bears' Big 12 winning streak

Iowa State's win over Baylor ended the Lady Bears’ 58-game regular-season Big 12 winning streak on Sunday.
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