Baylor men’s basketball senior Matthew Mayer has been named to the 2021-22 Preseason All-Big 12 Team, while senior James Akinjo is an honorable mention choice and Kendall Brown is the Preseason Big 12 Freshman of the Year, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.
The newly elected inductees for the Class of 2022 are as follows: Bob Beamon, Chris Bosh, Manu Ginóbili, Robert Griffin III, Tony Parker, Carly Patterson Caldwell, Mike Renfro, Suzie Snider Eppers, and Michael Strahan.
The Baylor women’s basketball team received a pair of annual Preseason All-Big 12 Women’s Basketball Awards and landed two on the 2021-22 Preseason Team, the conference announced on Wednesday. The conference’s coaches recognized senior NaLyssa Smith as the Player of the Year and graduate transfer Jordan Lewis as the Newcomer of the Year.
In Baylor’s win over Iowa State, Baylor junior Issac Power flipped the field with a 54.5 yard average on four punts, with three inside the 20. Coach Aranda said Issac Power’s punts gave the team momentum when they needed it most.