Big 12 lunchtime links
December, 26, 2013
By Max Olson | ESPN.com
In case you aren't paying attention to men's hoops yet, Iowa State is really on a roll.
- Baylor finishes 2013 with a nice distinction: Best team in Texas.
- Oklahoma State's Mike Yurcich reflects on his first year as OC Transfer Tyler Patmon is finally getting his first taste of a bowl game.
- Jalen Saunders is glad he transferred from Fresno State to Oklahoma.
- Kansas State RB John Hubert is ready to follow up on the best game of his career. Ty Zimmerman is back at practice but his status remains questionable.
- Tim Cowlishaw of the Dallas Morning News is taking Texas over No. 10 Oregon in the Valero Alamo Bowl.
- TCU cornerback Jason Verrett cracked the Morning News' list of the 10 best college players in Texas this season.
- Jace Amaro is still debating whether he should enter the NFL draft early or return to Texas Tech.
- Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register predicts Paul Rhoads' seat will get "a smidge lukewarm" if Iowa State doesn't go bowling in 2014.
- Running backs are at the top of West Virginia's wish list for its post-Christmas recruiting.
- If you missed it, former ESPN 300 tight end Kent Taylor will transfer to Kansas after leaving Florida.
Big 12 Weekend Wrap: Dec. 9
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
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