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  1. Isaiah Austin blocking shots at Baylor practice (VIDEO)

    Dec 1, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

    AP

    The 7-footer-1 center blocked 119 shots in his two seasons at Baylor.

  2. Deuce Bello jumps over head coach Kim Anderson in Mizzou dunk contest (VIDEO)

    Oct 14, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

    AP

    This isn’t the first time Deuce Bello has cleared someone for a dunk at a preseason event.

  3. Isaiah Austin has a job with the NBA once he finishes degree at Baylor

    Jul 22, 2014, 5:54 PM EST

    Isaiah Austin

    Isaiah Austin is returning to Baylor. Once he gets his degree, he’ll have a job with the NBA.

  4. NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces selection of former Baylor center Isaiah Austin (VIDEO)

    Jun 27, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

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    Days after learning that he would no longer be able to play basketball, Isaiah Austin was drafted by NBA commissioner Adam Silver Thursday night.

  5. Former Baylor center Isaiah Austin discusses end of playing career (VIDEO)

    Jun 25, 2014, 9:28 PM EST

    South Carolina v Baylor

    Austin will be a guest of Adam Silver’s at Thursday’s draft, and he is also working to raise awareness about Marfan syndrome.

  6. Isaiah Austin’s career is over due to medical condition

    Jun 22, 2014, 1:00 PM EST

    Isaiah Austin

    The 20-year-old announced his playing career is over on Sunday afternoon.

  7. Big 12 Tournament: Baylor lost, but the Bears are still dangerous

    Mar 16, 2014, 1:11 AM EST

    AP Photo

    Baylor lost on Saturday, but the Bears spent the last month turning themselves into the team we thought they’d be in October.

  8. Big 12 Tournament: Baylor advances to title game with sixth straight victory

    Mar 15, 2014, 12:50 AM EST

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    Baylor’s now won six in a row and ten of their last 11 after throttling Texas in the Big 12 semis.

  9. Big 12 Tournament: Hot first half propels Baylor past Oklahoma

    Mar 13, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

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    Baylor wins its second Big 12 tournament game in as many nights, advancing to the semifinals.

  10. Unless No. 12 Baylor’s defense improves, they’re not a Big 12 contender

    Jan 16, 2014, 12:36 AM EST

    Baylor  v Texas Tech

    Jaye Crockett led five players in double figures with 19 points for Texas Tech as the Red Raiders blew out No. 12 Baylor at home. The final score was 82-72, but trust me when I tell you, that doesn’t do the beatdown justice. It took 30 minutes for the Bears to show up on Wednesday…

  11. Baylor bests Kentucky for second straight season

    Dec 7, 2013, 1:58 AM EST

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    After graduation claimed do-it-all point guard Pierre Jackson from last year’s Baylor team, many wondered if Kenny Chery– a Junior College transfer from State Fair Community College in Missouri — could fill the void. Scott Drew was going to give Chery the keys to the car, but could he drive it? Chery answered that question in…

  12. 2013-2014 Season Preview: The Top 20 Big Men

    Oct 24, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    Creighton Bluejays Doug McDermott drives on the Cincinnati Bearcats Justin Jackson during the second half of their second round NCAA tournament game in Philadelphia

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  13. Baylor center Isaiah Austin cleared following offseason shoulder surgery

    Sep 26, 2013, 6:35 PM EST

    2013 NIT Championship - Semifinals

    After posting averages of 13.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots per game as a freshman, Baylor center Isaiah Austin was a player some expected to move on to the professional ranks. But Austin decided to return to Waco for his sophomore season, with an injured shoulder impacting the decision-making process. In early May…

  14. Star freshman Isaiah Austin injured in Baylor’s big win over Lehigh

    Nov 9, 2012, 7:24 PM EST

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    Baylor got a convincing win over Lehigh Friday night in Waco, but they may have suffered a big early season loss, as well. The Bears held a 10-point lead at halftime and pulled away in the second half for a 99-77 victory, but star freshman center Isaiah Austin went down in the second half with…