Big 12 lunchtime links
April, 24, 2014
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
It's almost time for the Houston Rockets to break out those fishing poles.
- TCU wideout Brandon Carter was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Deanna Boyd has the details.
- Clint Trickett is still West Virginia's No. 1 QB despite not taking part in spring ball; the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Stephen J. Nesbitt explains. West Virginia MetroNews's Allan Taylor breaks down the Mountaineer running backs.
- Kansas State defensive end Laton Dowling is pushing for playing time, reports the Topeka Capital-Journal's Tim Bisel. K-State coach Bill Snyder says Saturday's spring game is for the fans in this article from the Manhattan Mercury's Joshua Kinder.
- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was in Kentucky and donning blue to support his brother. The Oklahoman's Don Gammill looks back at legendary Sooner coach Bud Wilkinson.
- A refreshing wave of honesty is blowing through Austin, Texas, the San Antonio Express-News' Mike Finger writes.
- A Texas commitment called rival Texas A&M "a circus."
- Iowa State released its post-spring depth chart, and the Ames Tribune's Bobby La Gesse analyzes what's different. La Gesse also got a spring recap from Cyclones offensive coordinator Mark Mangino.
- Retiring Texas Tech chancellor Kent Hance was candid about the firing of former coach Mike Leach, according to this report by the Amarillo Globe-News' Jon Mark Beilue.
- Former Oklahoma State kicker Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys flew with the Blue Angels.
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BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
2:55 1st Qtr North Carolina State 7 UCF 3 Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21
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
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
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