Baylor coach Scott Drew and the Big 12 announced Thursday that undefeated No. 2 Bears will have their next two games postponed, with Baylor citing “the Big 12 Conference men’s basketball interruption guidelines” as the reason. Baylor was set to host TCU on Saturday and play at No. 9 Oklahoma on Wednesday. The league is expected to work with the teams to reschedule the games.
The interruption comes as the Bears (17-0, 9-0 Big 12) have positioned themselves as the unquestioned frontrunners in the Big 12 and heavy favorites to land a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament next month. They are one of just three unbeaten teams remaining in college basketball along with No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 25 Drake, and the only one of the trio that plays in a major conference. The Bears have yet to win a game by fewer than eight points and