Big 12 lunchtime links
October, 30, 2013
By Brandon Chatmon | ESPN.com
One reason I'm glad the NBA is back.
- Kansas all-purpose threat Tony Pierson might not play against Texas, reports Ben Ward of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- TCU coach Gary Patterson wants him team to "find ways to get it done" writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters is adapting to the Wildcats' two-quarterback system writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.
- Lack of stops on third down hurt West Virginia's defense against Kansas State and injuries played a major role in the struggles, writes Dave Hickman of the Charleston Gazette.
- Oklahoma State coaches its players to maximize returns after turnovers and it paid off against Iowa State, writes Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman.
- Iowa State ranks last in the Big 12 in rushing yards allowed and missed tackles have played a major role, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.
- Texas Tech is looking to get back to the basics after surrendering 277 rushing yards to Oklahoma last Saturday, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalnche-Journal.
- The Big 12 title will be decided in November, writes Eric Bailey of the Tulsa World.
- Jackson Jeffcoat thinks Texas' defensive line is full of NFL-caliber talent.
Big 12 Weekend Wrap: Dec. 9
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State