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Extra! Extra! Big 12 Hoops Link Dump for 6/17/2011

Welcome to the morning Big 12 Hoops Link Dump. We try and scour the web to find interesting information on each school each morning, but seeing as it is the offseason, some schools might not have press from the day before. Check these links, then come back each day for updated links.
If you have any links of interest, post them in the comments section or send them to me for inclusion tomorrow.

IOWA ST. CYCLONES - Up Close With Tyrus McGee

KANSAS JAYHAWKS - Look who's back: NBA veteran Drew Gooden returns to Lawrence - Heat make qualifying offer to Mario Chalmers
SB Nation Kansas City - NBA Draft 2011: Josh Selby Could Fall To NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks

KANSAS ST. WILDCATS - 2011-12 Men's Hoops Season Tickets on Sale June 20 - K-State fans can renew tickets Monday
Manhattan Mercury - KSU makes money, reduces spending

Kansas State is one of just five universities nationally that saw its athletic department generate a profit while reducing spending in 2009-10, according to an article by USA TODAY.

Rock M Nation - M-I-Z... E-R-Y: Kansas 2004 vs Texas 2004
RMN continues its series on Mizzou's most hated opponents/ooposing players

NewsOK - Oklahoma's pro athletes give back
Same link as below, but I didn't want to show favoritism...

NewsOK - Oklahoma's pro athletes give back
Same link as above, but I didn't want to show favoritism...

Ballin' Is A Habit - NBA Draft Profiles: Jordan Hamilton, Texas

TEXAS A&M AGGIES - Aggie Hoops to Take European Summer Tour

New Texas A&M head basketball coach Billy Kennedy will get a great early start to the 2011-12 season this summer when he takes the Aggies on a 10-day tour of Switzerland and France, the school announced Wednesday.

The trip runs from Aug. 8-17 and includes a four-game schedule along with stops in Bern, Lucerne and Paris.

Double-T Nation - Five Questions | The Final Roster
You really hate to bash a conference school, but when you look at the roster Seth C. compiled, who on there really gets you exicted? - Jennings Returns To Men's Basketball Staff

San Anotion Express-News - A&M-UT championship series a possibility

OTHER BASKETBALL NEWS - Detroit to rename court after Vitale
College Basketball Experts Blog - Doug Gottlieb: College athletes shouldn't be paid (Insider account required)
Lost Lettermen - The Rise and Fall of Prep Phenom Lenny Cooke
ESPN Chicago - Chicago to host All-American game again in '12
Harvard College Sports Analysis Collective - The Myth of the "Michigan Man" – Whether or not coaches are more successful at their Alma Mater ... or in other words, I should have never written this article

... so we looked at the careers of 629 Division I Basketball coaches who had been active in the last 10 years to see if a) Coaches performed better at their alma mater and b) if not, were there any other factors that did appear to have a significant effect on coaching success.


CNN - New York police will investigate claim of Tupac Shakur attack

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