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Rise And Fire - Big 12 Basketball Morning Link Dump for 7/21/2011

Celebrating the birthday of Ernest Hemingway on this date in 1899 and fish the web to find interesting information on 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.

BAYLOR BEARS
baylorbears.com - Men's Hoops to Play in 2011 Las Vegas Classic
baylorbears.com - MBB to Release Non-Conference Slate Via Social Media

In advance of one of the most anticipated seasons in program history, Baylor men's basketball will release its 2011-12 non-conference schedule Thursday via social media.

IOWA ST. CYCLONES
Clone Chronicles - Future Of Clone Chronicles
This was news to me. Sorry to see Mark go, he was a good friend to Big 12 Hoops.

KANSAS JAYHAWKS
Ballin' Is A Habit - POSTERIZED: Josh Selby is still athletic

KANSAS ST. WILDCATS
Wichita Eagle - K-State announces athletic funding record
Wichita Eagle - Kansas State wants brand to be nationally recognizable

If it weren't already evident by their basketball uniforms and the new end-zone design on the Snyder Family Stadium turf, the Kansas State Wildcats are trying to make the "K-State" brand more noticeable than ever.

OKLAHOMA ST. COWBOYS
NewsOK - Former OSU basketball player Marshall Moses signs with Polish professional team
Tulsa World - Pairings including Oklahoma State set for NIT Season Tip-Off
NewsOK - OSU basketball to play Arkansas-Pine Bluff in NIT Season Tip-Off
Tulsa World - Don Johnson, six others to be inducted into OSU Hall of Honor

Johnson competed for Henry Iba's basketball squad from 1949-52. As a junior, he helped lead the Aggies to a 29-6 record and a berth in the 1951 NCAA Final Four.

TEXAS LONGHORNS
cleveland.com - Cleveland Cavaliers selection of Tristan Thompson is 'steal of the draft,' says local coach

TEXAS A&M AGGIES
SB Nation Houston - Texas A&M Still In Play For Conference Realignment

TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS
CBS Sports - Pat Knight more comfortable at Lamar

OTHER BIG 12 BASKETBALL NEWS
Dallas Morning News - Texas to Big 12: Don't fear our network; Texas A&M not so sure
Ballin' Is A Habit - Looking Back: Re-ranking the 2004 recruiting classes

3. Kansas (Rivals: 2): Sasha Kaun, Russell Robinson, Darnell Jackson, Alex Galindo, and CJ Giles
7. Texas (Rivals: 3): LaMarcus Aldridge, Mike Williams, Daniel Gibson, Dion Dowell, Connor Atchley, and Kenton Thornton

OTHER BASKETBALL NEWS
ESPN (Andy Katz) - Source -- NCAA plans no probe on coaches losing cash in David Salinas scam
Ballin' Is A Habit - The latest on David Salinas; the NCAA HAS to investigate
Rush The Court - Roy Williams Gets A Highway Marker
Gratland (Jonathan Abrams) - The National Basketball Association's European Vacation
The Dagger - NCAA tourney selection process unlikely to get more transparent

RANDOM NEWS
Splitsider - Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake Teach The History Of Rap, Part 2

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