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Links O' War: February 7th, 2013

Yesterday was kinda amazing, you gotta admit... Wow.


Here are your morning links...

TCU storms the court (via ESPN)

Frog heaven: TCU rocks Kansas in stunning upset | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports News...
TCU students stormed the court at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum late Wednesday after witnessing one of the most improbable upsets in recent college basketball history.

TCU, UCLA golfers share early lead after first round in Hawaii | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports New...

TCU sells area recruits on staying with the home team | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sport...
You need only look at the play of defensive end Devonte Fields in 2012 to see the direction TCU's recruiting is going.

TCU sends Kansas to 1st losing streak in 7 years | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - Sports New...
Kansas coach Bill Self's Big 12 bullies are suddenly beatable.

First to ‘worst’: Lowly TCU stuns Jayhawks |
Kansas University did much more than lose a basketball game on Wednesday to TCU, the last-place team in the Big 12 Conference.

TCU Horned Frogs take big step with upset of Kansas Jayhawks - college basketball - ESPN
Trent Johnson saw the Saturday Kansas loss to Oklahoma State on tape. He saw his TCU team every day in practice.

Patterson introduces 2013 class in signing day presser | TCU 360
National Signing Day always carries feelings of excitement and anticipation, but head coach Gary Patterson wants new recruits to realize they must prove themselves before the season's opening kickoff.

KU picks up another wart in upset loss to Frogs |
Years from now, people will tell their friends about a game between Kansas and TCU in February 2013, and no one will believe it.

Canyon runner Rice inks with Texas Christian University | Amarillo Globe-News
Arin Rice was a second-grader when she discovered a talent during recess. "We would always be racing against the boys," said Rice, a senior at Canyon. "I was always trying to beat the older kids. I was in second grade and able to beat some of the fifth-graders. That was an awesome feeling, and my passion for running developed over time. I just learned to love it."

Big 12 doormat TCU upsets No. 5 Kansas 62-55 -
The shock was still fresh, and Bill Self took a seat in front of a microphone. His team had lost. And Self couldn’t quite find the right words.

Top recruit brings more than just basketball | TCU 360
As the high school basketball season winds down, Brandon Parrish will retire his Seguin High School jersey in a little under a month.

Four-star running back Kyle Hicks commits to TCU over "change of heart" | TCU 360
Arlington Martin running back and TCU signee Kyle Hicks said he thought the University of Texas at Austin was his dream school, but after visiting TCU, he had a change of heart.

How Cydney Calvin went from Frisco Centennial receiver to TCU cornerback | High School Sports Blog
Perhaps the biggest cheer at Frisco Centennial’s signing day ceremony Saturday evening came for perhaps the person with the most unlikely route to a scholarship.

Arlington Martin running back Kyle Hicks signs with TCU | Dallas - Fort Worth
The weight room at Arlington Martin High School was filled with energy as head coach Bob Wager introduced his four signees.

Longview's Henderson picks up another offer - Longview News-Journal: High School
The offers keep rolling in for Longview junior defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson. The 6-foot-3, 276-pounder was offered by TCU on Wednesday, adding it to offers he picked up in the last two weeks from Oklahoma and Baylor.

Cameron Echols-Luper excited about chance to return to Texas, play for his dad, Curtis (video) |
TCU commit Cameron Echols-Luper is excited about the chance to return to Texas and play for his dad, the new wide receivers coach for the Horned Frogs. Watch video His dad, former Auburn assistant Curtis Luper, is from Texas, and he spent time coaching in the region at Texas A&M Commerce, New Mexico and Oklahoma State before landing the job with the Tigers.

TCU's KO of KU, though not pretty, is something to admire | Dallas-Fort Worth Sports News - S...
The security guard wearing the yellow shirt needed a cane for assistance, but he tried like hell to make sure those darned students were not going to be able to rush the court.

Arlington Martin's Kyle Hicks signs with TCU | Football |
As the finest athletes from Arlington came together Wednesday morning for the district’s second annual National Signing Day Ceremony, all of the purple scattered throughout the audience signified that all roads out of the Professional Development Center led to TCU.