Players, staff and supporters gathered inside the Ferrell Center Thursday night
Baylor players receive eight awards from the Big 12 Conference
Kalani Brown and Lauren Cox selected player and freshman of the week
Lady Bears tip off against Oklahoma State at 5 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center
The game in Fort Worth, Texas, will air live on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. (CT)
Photos from Baylor vs. Mississippi State during the 2017 NCAA Elite Eight on 3/26/17.
Feb. 6, 2017
Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the women's basketball game against Iowa State.
USATSI Gallery - TCU @ No. 2 Baylor
Baylor Lady Bears -vs- SE Louisiana, 11/22/16
The nation's No. 1-ranked player overall and at her position by ESPN HoopGurlz and All Star Girls Report (ASGR)... Also rated No. 2 overall and No. 1 at her position by Prospects Nation... 2016 WBCA High School Player of the Year... Naismith High School Player of the Year finalist and McDonald's All-American Games Morgan Wootten Player of the Year finalist in 2016... Named Gatorade State Player of the Year in consecutive seasons (2016, 2015)... USA Today Texas Player of the Year and USA Today All-Texas first team in back-to-back seasons (2016, 2015)... Named to the Naismith All-America first team in 2016 and Naismith All-American third team in 2015... McDonald's All-American and Jordan Brand Classic All-American selection in 2016... Twice-named District Offensive Player of the Year (2014, 2015)... Garnered District MVP honors in 2016... Two-time TABC All-State selection (2016, 2015)... 2013 District 5-5A Newcomer of the Year in both basketball and volleyball... Started 29 of 30 games of her senior season, averaging 21.8 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.4 blocks, 2.2 assists, and 1.0 steals per game... Led the Jaguars to a 23-7 record and the playoffs as a senior... Guided Flower Mound High School to four-straight Bi-District Championships (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and state semifinals in 2015... Has won four gold medals competing with USA Basketball, winning the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile, 2015 U19 World Championship (Chekhov, Russia), 2014 U17 World Championship (Pilsen, Czech Republic), and 2013 FIBA Americas U16 Championship (Cancun, Mexico)... Led Team USA in both scoring and rebounding with 13.0 points and 10.3 rebounds per game to earn MVP honors at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship... Also averaged 3.5 blocks per game, and shot 64 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the free throw line in the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
Full name is Lauren Elizabeth Cox... Born April 20, 1998... Has three sisters (Whitney, Kaylee and Maddie)... Selected Baylor over UConn, Notre Dame and Tennessee... Volunteers with Christian Community Action... Lists her parents as the biggest influences in her life because the always push her... Hobbies include volleyball, traveling, hanging out with friends and watching Netflix... Undecided major.