The goal of the Friday Afternoon Big12Hoops.com Link Dump is to help you ease into the weekend faster by giving you links that will get you to 5PM faster.
Big 12 North
Boulder Daily Camera - Buffs' Sharpe to miss entire basketball season:
Lawrence Journal-World - Kansas’ Reed can hit big shots:
Manhattan Mercury - Wildcats ready to take next step:
GoCyclones.com - Cyclones believe all the pieces are in place for a special season:
Between the return of superstar forward Craig Brackins, the influx of exciting new talent and the progress made by returning players, there is more buzz around this team than any of the others during the Greg McDermott era.
Lincoln Journal Star - Anderson, Henry voices of experience for NU's newcomers:
Columbia Daily Tribune - Dooling’s NBA career takes pleasing turns:
Big 12 South
Baylor Lariat - More than just a name:
Superstitions just aren't his thing. Most athletes avoid wearing unlucky No. 13, but junior Ekpe Udoh chose it.
Friday is his middle name.
Tulsa World - OU's Capel: Sooners young but talented:
Stillwater NewsPress - OSU receives votes in preseason poll:
Texas Longhorns: Austin American Statesman - Horns expect Lucas before North Carolina game
Texas A&M Aggies: AggieSports.com - A&M men, women get practice going
RedRaiders.com - Kansas, A&M games boost Singletary’s confidence:
Non Big 12 Links
True Hoop (NBA) - Mark Warkentien's play-in tournament
This proposal calls for all the games to be played in four or five days after the season ends, which would mean four or five days of, effectively, Game 7s.The call is to have higher-seeded teams play at home, although I wonder if it might be better to skip the travel and have all the games at a neutral site.
MLB Daily Dish - LaRussa Returning to Cardinals/McGwire to be Hired as Hitting Coach
CBSSports.com Fantasy Football - Week 8 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em
Fanhouse - Dana White 'Not a Fan' of Amateur MMA
Have a great weekend!