As a former point guard herself, Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey knows what it takes to be the best in the nation and she might have just that in junior Niya Johnson.
Frankfort, Germany, native Julian Lenz grew up with many tennis connections to Waco, Texas.
Baylor University will be spotlighted in a series of feature stories this week on Big12Sports.com. BU was established in 1845 in Waco, Texas, and boasts an enrollment of 15,364.
Leader (n): a guiding or directing head, as of an army, movement, or political group, also known as senior West Virginia point guard Juwan Staten.
Values are defined as a person's principles or standards of behavior, one's judgment of what is important in life. As West Virginia University senior Averee Fields grew up, significant values were instilled throughout her life, and she couldn't have asked for a greater gift. As a young girl, Fields was always willing to give back to others in need, and those values have stayed with her as she made her way to Morgantown to fulfill her dreams of becoming a collegiate basketball player.
Situated on the right corner wall of Mountaineer gymnastics' Cary Gym hanging from the rafter above is a banner of the three four-year seniors currently on the West Virginia University gymnastics roster.
Lammert, a senior forward for Texas Tech, has made a habit of ending opponents' possessions by sacrificing his body and taking charges.
Most athletes dream of, standing atop the podium, being recognized in Sports Illustrated, and becoming a champion. Cierra White is making those dreams her reality.
The label "student-athlete" has seemed to have lost its focus in today's culture. Too often, the importance is placed on "athlete" and some forget why these athletes attend universities.
When University of Texas sophomore point guard Isaiah Taylor suffered a left wrist injury against Iowa on Nov. 20, the No. 10/10 Longhorns needed a guard to step up and take on more responsibility. Sophomore guard Kendal Yancy knew he was ready to accept the challenge.
When All-Big 12 center Imani McGee-Stafford underwent preseason surgery, forcing her to miss the first eight games of the season, Lang made the most of her increased role by leading the Longhorns in scoring during one of the best starts in program history -- an undefeated non-conference slate for the first time since the 1985-86 season.
After an All-America freshman season featuring breakout performances for the Texas women's swimming and diving team, sophomore Madisyn Cox has stepped into a leadership role for the Longhorns while elevating into national prominence with Team USA, as well.