Lunch links: Big 12 expansion talk
June, 28, 2012
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
- In a January (Important word, there. You can tell because it's in italics.) memo, Big 12 commissioner Chuck Neinas said the only school that added TV value to the Big 12 was Notre Dame. But what about the Noles, y'all?
- With new playoff money booming, Texas coach Mack Brown hopes it reignites talk of a player stipend.
- Does an expanded playoff mean expansion for the Big 12? Here's Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman's take.
- Bob Stoops says everyone wins with the creation of a playoff.
- Colleague Ivan Maisel doesn't believe that 12-year deal for the playoff is so ironclad.
- Texas introduces you to incoming DB Bryce Echols.
- Now's your chance to learn a whole lot about West Virginia if you've been ignorant all this time.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
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