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Sunday Links O' War: January 11, 2015

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The TCU men dropped a close game to Baylor, but the women knocked off a very good Oklahoma State team.

Men's Basketball

TCU stumbles down stretch in overtime loss to Baylor | Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Horned Frogs had every opportunity within their grasp to capture an elusive league victory, but unforced errors, missed free throws and poor rebounding down the stretch sent TCU to its 21st consecutive conference loss.

TCU Drops Heartbreaker to No. 21 Baylor | GoFrogs.com

In a game that featured 18 ties and 11 lead changes, TCU pushed No. 21 Baylor to overtime Saturday, but couldn't make enough plays in the extra stanza, dropping a hard-fought 66-59 decision to the Bears at Wilkerson-Greines.

Gathers, No. 21 Baylor Beat TCU 66-59 in Overtime | ABC News

Rico Gathers had 17 points and 18 rebounds to lead No. 21 Baylor to its first Big 12 Conference win of the season, 66-59 over TCU in overtime Saturday.

Women's Basketball

TCU women ride home court past No. 16 Oklahoma State | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Aided by a loud crowd just feet from the court, TCU overcame an eight-point deficit in the second half to down No. 16 Oklahoma State 70-66.

TCU Topples No. 16 Oklahoma State, 70-66 | GoFrogs.com

The TCU women's basketball team took its first lead with just over five minutes remaining and held on to topple No. 16 Oklahoma State by a score of 70-66 on Saturday evening at the University Recreation Center.


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Football

TCU's Patterson praised for 'class' after playoff snub | Fort Worth Star Telegram

“You want to talk about class? I felt there were times when we deserved a chance to win the national championship and we didn’t get it, and I would whine and complain and try to present the reasons why we should have, and I can understand why the media rejected that,” Holtz said. “When I look back on it now, I wish I had had the intelligence, the character and the integrity, to handle disappointment the way Gary Patterson handled it this year. That tells you volumes about how lucky the parents are to have their sons play for him.”

TCU wideout Cameron Echols-Luper moving to defense | Dallas Morning News

Patterson told reporters about the plan at Saturday’s Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award banquet, after which Echols-Luper confirmed on social media.

Title game keeps stepping on TCU's toes | Fort Worth Star Telegram

There is an uncomfortable irony that the first committee-elected college football championship will be determined Monday just miles from the one school whose exclusion invalidated the whole process.


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