Pair of No. 2 Bears: Baylor men and women ranked AP No. 2

Baylor has a couple of No. 2s in The Related Press polls, with each the lads’s and ladies’s basketball groups ranked 2d.

The Bears and Girl Bears, each 13-1 general, have been additionally ranked within the best two on the similar time in January 2017.

“It says so much about either one of our methods, each our coaches and the type of gamers that they create into the methods,” preseason AP All-The united states submit Lauren Cox stated Monday. “We each fortify every different. … We wish to see the most productive for each groups.”

Baylor’s males moved up two spots within the new ballot Monday, two days after the Bears’ first win ever at then-No. three Kansas that was once their fourth win over a Most sensible 25 crew this season. The Bears, of their 17th season with trainer Scott Drew, additionally gained final week at then-No. 22 Texas Tech, final season’s nationwide runner-up that had gained 15 in a row at house.

The protecting nationwide champion Girl Bears jumped 4 spots within the girls’s ballot. They gained at then-No. 1 UConn on Thursday night time, finishing the Huskies’ 98-game house successful streak.

Baylor, which has gained 3 nationwide titles in trainer Kim Mulkey’s 20 seasons, now has the longest house successful streak at 47 in a row after beating Oklahoma State 94-48 in its Large 12 house opener Sunday.

There have been 3 polls in January 2017 when each Baylor groups have been ranked within the best two. The lads reached No. 1 for the one time in program historical past on Jan nine, 2017, when the Girl Bears have been No. 2. They have been each ranked 2d within the Jan. 2 and Jan. 30 polls that season.

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