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  1. Bowlsby outlines playoff committee picks

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Bob Bowlsby spent 66 nights in a hotel when he was on the committee that puts together the NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket. Now that college football is a season away from entering the playoff era, the Big 12 commissioner...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  2. The Big 12-SEC dream games

    David Ubben

    The SEC and Big 12 announced an annual challenge on the basketball court, but colleague Edward Aschoff wondered what it would look like if that challenge extended to the football field. There are already two games on the schedule this season -- be...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  3. Big 12 fans feeling regretful about no Cards

    David Ubben

    Louisville is looking safe and sound in the ACC these days, but the one-time prospective Big 12 member is enjoying historical success after winning a BCS bowl game and a national title in basketball. This comes a year after being spurned by the Big 1...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  4. Should the Big 12 have invited Louisville?

    David Ubben

    Last week, I got an interesting email from a reader who wondered if the Big 12 was feeling the sting of regret by not inviting an eager Louisville program into the Big 12 -- and then promptly watching the Cardinals win a national title in basketball ...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  5. Breaking down the Big 12 football bracket

    David Ubben

    It's hard not to wake up with a smile on your face on a day like today. Sure, I cover football, but the first two days of the NCAA tournament are two of the best of the year. In just a few hours, 16 college basketball games will tip off and we'll do ...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  6. Lunch links: Dodds talks Saban/Texas

    David Ubben

    It's almost like it's basketball season or something. Slow day on the links front. Texas AD DeLoss Dodds sat down for an interview with the Daily Texan and talked about the prospect of Nick Saban to Alabama. It ain't happening, and he's happy wit...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  7. Lunch links: Change coming to Morgantown

    David Ubben

    If you hadn't noticed, it's officially basketball season. Today's links make me sad. Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail has an update on changes coming to West Virginia's coaching staff. TCU receiver Josh Boyce says he's packing his bags...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  8. Baylor claims Big 12 Athlete of Year awards

    David Ubben

    Both of the Big 12 Athletes of the Year hail from Baylor. Bears quarterback and Heisman winner Robert Griffin III won the award for the men, and women's basketball star Brittney Griner won on the women's side. From the Big 12: Nominees are sub...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  9. Lunch links: Charlie Weis' new bedroom

    David Ubben

    Creamed corn ... is yummy. Odd headline from Monday: Former Baylor star Robert Griffin III was reportedly the target of an extortion attempt by a former walk-on for the Bears' basketball team. Kansas coach Charlie Weis is spending some nights s...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  10. Brown drills tourney mentality into Horns

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mack Brown fancies himself a big college basketball fan. Tourney time, a.k.a. March, is welcomed in the Brown household, which tunes in to the men's and women's tourneys alike. When his Texas football players watch the 67-game,...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  11. Mack Brown talks retirement, fatigue

    David Ubben

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Despite having the support of her administration and two years left on her contract, Texas women's basketball coach Gail Goestenkors resigned on Monday, and by Monday night, had a text waiting from Longhorns football coach Mack Brown...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  12. Briles loving Baylor's hoops success

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- Baylor's football team enjoyed its second 10-win season in school history, but it also boasts two basketball teams in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, too, after a pair of wins over the weekend. Add all that up, and Baylor's got...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  13. Roundup: TCU drug screen, KU transfer

    David Ubben

    Here's what you missed over the weekend if you were busy paying attention to nothing but basketball the past few days. Patterson offers Horned Frogs a spring break warning TCU is without four defensive players this spring after the quartet was ...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  14. Piecing together my Big 12 dream team

    David Ubben

    The day is here, friends. It's Basketball Christmas. Hope you enjoy all the games today, and it's time to celebrate a little hoops on the blog. We've done it in the past, and I'll do it again. If I had to craft a hoops team from guys on the ...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  15. Thoughts on my first real visit to TCU

    David Ubben

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- I'd been to TCU before, covering both baseball and basketball at different times over the past few years. However, I've never covered or attended a football game at TCU or really gotten a good look at the stadium and facilitie...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  16. Big 12 preparing a league-wide facelift

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- The Big 12 will unveil an all-new promotional campaign at the Big 12 basketball tournament in Kansas City from March 7-10, commissioner Chuck Neinas told ESPN.com at Wednesday's conference commissioners' meeting. "We're in the process of...

    Blog | February 23, 2012