Rise And Fire - Big 12 Basketball Morning Link Dump - 9/7/2011

Hopped up on creatine, we look back at Mark McGwire tieing* Roger Maris' single season home run record on this date in 1998 and trot around the web to find interesting links for each Big 12 basketball team.
Check these links, then come back each day for updated information. If you have any links of interest, post them in the comments section or send them to me for inclusion tomorrow.

IOWA ST. CYCLONES
Blogging The Bracket - The South Padre Invitational May Want To Adjust Its Campus-Site Schedule...Maybe

The article and UNI's official schedule page both show the Panthers hosting Western Carolina on November 20th and Northern Colorado two days later. As I prepared to make the edit, the problem with this arrangement became apparent. Fellow South Padre host Iowa State is also scheduled to play the same two opponents simultaneously. They haven't been flipped or anything.

KANSAS JAYHAWKS
kusports.com - Young gun: Merv Lindsay billed as 'pure shooter'
kuathletics.com - Legends of the Phog Exhibition in Allen Sold Out

KANSAS ST. WILDCATS
Wichita Eagle - Tickets for West Virginia-K-State game at Intrust arena go on sale Friday

HERE WE GO AGAIN - BIG 12 EXPANSION AND/OR RETRACTION
Bring On The Cats - Conference Realignment: I Call My Shot
StL Post-Dispatch - Burwell: Big 12 doing little to save itself
Norman Transcript - Big 12's 'haves' will be just fine
Tulsa World - OSU leaves speculation out there to others about PAC-12 move
Dallas Morning News - Writer: Realignment Armageddon nearing; could Texas be ACC bound?
San Antonio News Express - OSU leaves speculation out there to others about PAC-12 move
Burnt Orange Nation - yACCety yACC - UT interested in move to ACC?
SI.com - A&M domino could fall Wednesday; then tilt-a-whirl really begins
Pacific Takes - Pac-12 Expansion: Oklahoma & Oklahoma State Could Be Enough To Break Texas

OTHER BIG 12 BASKETBALL NEWS
Wichita Eagle - Top recruit Perry Ellis ready to sit down with final schools on list

First, there is work to do to prepare for visitors from Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky and Wichita State. "We need to clean the house," Fonda Ellis, his mother, said.

OTHER BASKETBALL NEWS
ESPN (Andy Katz) - Despite offseason setbacks, Ben Howland has high hopes for UCLA Bruins

RANDOM NEWS
The Onion - Stack Of Unused CD-Rs Turns Five
Rolling Stone - Pearl Jam Reward Fans With Epic Two-Day Festival
Entertainment Weekly - Fall Albums We Can't Wait to Hear
Uhhh, I can probably wait to hear most of these...

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