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Daily Round Up: Johnny Basketball

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"We didn’t play the way we wanted," Diggs said, "me especially. We just failed to execute. We have nobody to blame but ourselves. I feel like I let my team down tonight, and it definitely hurts." [Killeen Daily Herald]

6-6 is not acceptable. [247 Texas]

Is Swoopes' future in doubt? [The Daily Texan]


"I told the team in the locker room that the only time they really listened and did what we asked was the last play," coach Rick Barnes said. "But up until that point I kept looking at the guys and said, `What are we doing?'" [Fox Sports]

The Horns are looming large! [CBS Sports]

Jonathan Holmes is Johnny Basketball. [The Daily Texan]

Big 12

Should the playoff committee rank TCU higher than Florida State? [NewsOK]

Beating Iowa State may not be enough. [Des Moines Register]

Mike Gundy and T. Boone Pickens are not tight. [NewsOK]

This Saturday is Bedlam. [NewsOK]

The Boy Toy takes responsibility for the Raiders lack of discipline. [Dallas Morning News]

Are you cut out to live in Art Briles' world? [SB Nation]

The Bears are politicking for a playoff spot. [SB Nation]

The Jayhawks just can't catch a break. [NESN]

Stay classy, Baylor. [Dallas Morning News] Baylor DE Shawn Oakman did not mean to hurt Tech's QB [Dallas Morning News] just like he didn't mean to hurt Sooner QB Trevor Knight [SB Nation].

I'm certainly not implying anything about Baylor or their DE Shawn Oakman in that last set of links.


Perry Ellis is Kansas' best player. [CBS Sports]

The Mountaineers are moving up in the polls. [Smoking Musket]

Open Range

It must be December because the coaching carousel is whirling round and round. [CBS Sports]

You can't have a college football playoff without a payout. [Business of College Sports]

Steve Spurrier will return! [ESPN]

SMU has a new coach [Dallas Morning News] and lifetime Longhorn Van Malone is in the mix for defensive coordinator. [Dallas Morning News]