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Thursday Links O' War: January 8, 2015

The TCU men dropped a close one to Kansas State, but the TCU women did something incredible.

Men's Basketball

TCU Falls Late at Kansas State Wednesday |

In a game of runs by both teams, the Horned Frogs' relentless defensive pressure held the Wildcats without a field goal from the 4:20 mark until the end of the game, but K-State's Marcus Foster hit two free throws with six seconds left to put an end to the TCU comeback.

TCU loses another physical game in Big 12, falls to 0-2 | Fort Worth Star Telegram

For a second consecutive game, TCU coach Trent Johnson saw what he wanted to see — tough, competitive defense.

But for a second consecutive game, it didn’t mean enough.

Kansas State beats TCU 58-53 to snap three-game losing streak | Kansas City Star

In years past, perhaps, the result would have left the Wildcats and their fans discouraged about their chances moving forward in a season that has many difficult Big 12 games remaining. After all, TCU is projected to finish near the bottom of the conference standings despite a hot start. And K-State failed to win convincingly, slogging through another low-scoring affair.

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Women's Basketball

TCU Stuns Iowa State in Furious Comeback, 86-84 |

The TCU women's basketball team mounted a furious rally to overcome a 24-point second-half deficit in an 86-84 victory over Iowa State in Tuesday's Big 12 Conference home opener at the University Recreation Center.

TCU women use record-setting second half to beat Iowa State | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Trailing 44-21 at halftime and shooting 23.5 percent from the field in the first half, things couldn’t have gotten much worse for the TCU women’s basketball team.


TCU Horned Frogs co-OC Sonny Cumbie meets with Oklahoma | FOX Sports

Wednesday, TCU co-offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie was in Norman, eating lunch at The Garage, a popular restaurant, with members of the Oklahoma coaching staff, according to a source.

Is TCU's Sonny Cumbie the favorite for Oklahoma's vacant offensive coordinator position? | Dallas Morning News

After firing co-offensive coordinators Josh Heupel and Jay Norvell, coach Stoops and the Sooners are in the market for a new man to turnaround a stagnant offense that failed to do much outside of Samaje Perine.

TCU's Gary Patterson on taking the high road | Dallas Morning News

TCU head football coach Gary Patterson joined ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in the Morning Wednesday to discuss his team’s season as well as the upcoming College Football Playoff Championship.

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