Lunch links: Big 12 expansion talk
June, 28, 2012
By David Ubben | 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
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State