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Links O' War: December 2nd, 2012

TCU couldn't get it together on offense, and dropped yet another home game vs. a Big 12 team.

Here are your morning links!

TCU Falls to No. 12 Oklahoma, 24-17 - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
Landry Jones threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns, Damien Williams ran untouched 66 yards for a score and 12th-ranked Oklahoma held on to win 24-17 at TCU on Saturday and clinch at least a share of the Big 12 title.

TCU Hosts Houston on the Hardwood Sunday - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
TCU will open the month of Decemeber Sunday when it hosts Houston at 2:00 p.m.

Oklahoma Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs - Recap - December 01, 2012 - ESPN
Landry Jones and Oklahoma treated their regular-season finale like a championship game -- and finished wearing caps and T-shirts declaring the Sooners (No. 11 BCS, No. 12 AP) the Big 12 champions.

Premature celebration? Not Sooners' fault - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
On Thursday, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops gathered his team and informed the players that if they beat TCU on Saturday, they would be receiving championship rings and hats, regardless of what happened later in the evening.

Resilient Oklahoma Sooners beat TCU Horned Frogs to earn likely BCS berth - ESPN
Yet again, it came down to the final drive. Facing fourth-and-13 in the final seconds, TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin lofted a potential game-tying pass toward Josh Boyce in the end zone. Except Julian Wilson and Tony Jefferson collapsed on Boyce to tip the pass away.

Oklahoma's win over TCU makes case for keeping Big 12 as it is - Andy Staples -
A few minutes after they had walked off the field at Amon G. Carter stadium on Saturday afternoon following their 10th win of the season, Oklahoma players emerged from their locker room wearing T-shirts and hats that bore the phrase "Big 12 Champions." The league had made it quite clear that even if Kansas State beat Texas on Saturday night and clinched the conference's automatic berth in the BCS, both teams would be allowed to claim the title if each finished 8-1 in Big 12 play -- even though the Wildcats beat the Sooners head-to-head.

Patterson: “They fought their tails off” | TCU 360
Quarterback Trevone Boykin ran 12 yards for what looked like the game tying touchdown with 38 seconds left.

Patterson on penalties: "Can't talk about it," "I get in trouble for complaining" | TCU 360
Following a 24-17 season finale loss to the Oklahoma Sooners, TCU head coach Gary Patterson said he would not talk about officiating.

TCU’s Gary Patterson looking for improvement, not excuses, after ‘tough’ Big 12 debut | College Sports Blog
In a lot of ways, TCU coach Gary Patterson could have been disappointed with the 2012 season.

TCU women hope to keep streak going against Houston | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports ...
TCU women's basketball enters today's game coming off a 76-70 victory over SMU on Wednesday.

Landry Jones steady in navigating Sooners to title share | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sp...
In many ways, Saturday's up-and-down performance at Amon G. Carter Stadium marked the perfect regular-season finale to the enigmatic college career of Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones.

Breaking down Oklahoma's 24-17 win over TCU | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News on ...
Quarter-by-quarter breakdown, how the units fared, players of the game and notable quotes

TCU notes: Boykin shakes off sluggish first half | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports New...
Saturday was a tale of two halves for the TCU offense and redshirt freshman quarterback Trevone Boykin.

From first win to last defeat, TCU changed perceptions | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Spor...
The field goal was good. The Oklahoma tackle should have been ejected for twice punching Stansly Maponga.

No. 11 Oklahoma escapes TCU with win, share of Big 12 title | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News -...
TCU's first season in the Big 12 was filled with a roller-coaster ride of ecstatic highs and jaw-dropping lows. The Horned Frogs' regular-season finale Saturday befit the school's inaugural season in the league in agonizingly poignant fashion.