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Thursday Links O' War: November 13, 2014

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Football

Five things TCU fans need to know about Kansas | Dallas Morning News

TCU leaves the state of Texas for the second and final time in the regular season for a trip to Lawrence to meet the Kansas Jayhawks for what could be a trap game for the No. 4 team in the country.

Three reasons why TCU deserves to be in the College Football Playoff over Baylor | Dallas Morning News

The Horned Frogs have earned the spot as of now according to the selection committee, but do they really deserve to play in the semifinal with a loss to Baylor on its résumé?

Frogs preparing for winter weather showcase | Fort Worth Star Telegram

As of Wednesday, forecasters predicted a 90 percent chance of snow and conditions that will feel like 20 degrees with a 12 mph wind during the Horned Frogs’ 2 p.m bout with Kansas.

Bill Hancock: 'Strength of Schedule Favors TCU' | CBS Sports

“Yeah, this is one of those very close calls,” College Football Playoff committee executive director Bill Hancock said on The John Feinstein Show. “I would say all of us have to remember this is based on the teams’ play to date. This is the third week in a row that we’ve had TCU ranked higher than Baylor, and it’s because – more than anything – strength of schedule favors TCU. TCU has more victories against top-25 teams to this point.”

Expect coaching honors, not player awards, to mark Big 12 postseason | Fort Worth Star Telegram

College football’s award season beckons. And the best hope for Big 12 recognition at the national level rests with the guys who wear the headsets, not the shoulder pads, on the sideline each Saturday.


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Basketball

Meet the newest additions to TCU basketball | Dallas Morning News

In addition to a few transfers that will hit the floor for the first time, Johnson brought in some key high schoolers to keep an eye on this year and down the road.

TCU Opens Against Prairie View A&M Friday | GoFrogs.com

The TCU men's basketball program will open its 2014-15 regular-season Friday with a contest against Prairie View A&M. Start time is set for 7:00 p.m. CT inside Wilkerson-Greines.

TCU Announces Signing of Miller Wednesday | GoFrogs.com

TCU men's basketball head coach Trent Johnson announced the signing of Jalon Miller Wednesday morning.