Lunch links: Mizzou AD feels no friction
June, 2, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Big 12 spring meetings musings
- Missouri AD Mike Alden doesn't feel any animosity from the rest of the conference, reports Reid Laymance of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
- DeLoss Dodds says listening to expansion talk is not disloyal, reports Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star in an exclusive.
- Dodds also had strong, proactive words regarding Texas' role in realignment.
- CBSSports.com's Dennis Dodd says there's still few concrete reasons to believe the Big Ten will absolutely expand, and that's given commissioner Dan Beebe optimism.
- The judge in Mike Leach's case against Texas Tech says the university doesn't have sovereign immunity in regards to Leach's suit, but ruled in favor of Tech on 10 of 11 issues. Leach may only sue for breach of contract.
- Sources say Leach hasn't been paid for any of his work during the 2009 season, reports Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins says it's clear he's the victim in the blackmail case that's surfaced in the past week, but he can't discuss details of the case.
- And the Lawrence Journal World's Tom Keegan says he believes Turner Gill will coach his first game at Kansas under a new athletic director.
- The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel has ranked each of the 96 Big 12 games, and Red River comes out on top.
- Texas' freshman class arrived on campus Tuesday.
- Texas A&M defensive lineman Adren Dorsey has transferred to Lamar, according to Christopher Dabe of the Beaumont Enterprise.
- Aggies coach Mike Sherman discusses a wide variety of topics in this Q&A with Fox Sports Southwest's Brian Smith.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
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 Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
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