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Saturday Links O' War: December 13, 2014

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TCU-Ole Miss Peach Bowl Tickets Up 326% Over Last Year | Forbes

The matchup is set for this year’s Peach Bowl, which will be played between the Ole Miss Rebels and TCU Horned Frogs at the Georgia Dome on New Year’s Eve. The game has seen ticket prices rise considerably this season due to the higher placement of both teams involved. Prices for Peach Bowl tickets are nearly five times more expensive than last year, when Texas A&M defeated Duke in a shootout game 52-48.

Ohio State better than TCU? LaDainian Tomlinson isn't buying it | Dallas Morning News

LaDainian Tomlinson became only the seventh back in NCAA history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season in 2000, then became a top 5 NFL draft pick in 2001.

TCU legend Jim Swink gave football a try, but being a doctor was his passion | Dallas Morning News

When Jim was just 13, doctors sent his parents, tenant farmers, to West Texas for tuberculosis treatment. Even after their return a year later, Jim remained with a Rusk family until enrolling at TCU, where he became the Southwest Conference’s all-time leading rusher, finished Heisman runner-up in 1955 and impressed Blackie Sherrod, Dan Jenkins and other luminaries as maybe the greatest open-field runner they ever saw.

Men's Basketball

Bench depth helps fuel TCU's 9-0 start | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Kenrich Williams is averaging 8.9 points off the bench, third-best on the team, as the unbeaten Horned Frogs — already having matched their total of nine wins from a year ago — get ready for a game against McNeese State (4-2) on Saturday night.

TCU Set To Host McNeese State Saturday |

The TCU men's basketball program will look to post its best start in school history Saturday when it takes on McNeese State. Start time is set for 7:00 p.m. CT inside Wilkerson-Greines.

Women's Basketball

TCU Set To Host Prairie View A&M On Kid's Day |

The TCU women's basketball team will play its second contest in a three-day span when it hosts Prairie View A&M at 2 p.m., on Saturday at the University Recreation Center.