Friday Morning Links at Viva The Matadors | 2013-02-08

Odds and ends, track and field, softball, baseball and women's basketball links.

I have ignored the other sports for the better part of the week. I'm sorry. A handful of links from about Tuesday until today.

ODDS AND ENDS

* Poster boys: How the Costacos Brothers built a wall art empire - SBNation.com
* It takes a village: How Robert Nkemdiche found Ole Miss - SBNation.com
* Surfer swims for his life | Surfing! via Kottke.org

TRACK AND FIELD

* Track and field set for Tyson Invitational - The Daily Toreador: Sports
* Eight Texas Tech Athletes Ranked in National Top-20 This Week - Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Athletic Site

SOFTBALL

* Lexie Elkins one of handful of young players key to Tech softball's success | Red Raiders
* Red Raiders Set For Opening-Day Doubleheader in Las Vegas - Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Athletic Site
* Smith Joins Red Raider Softball Program - Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Athletic Site (A former soccer player joins softball team!)

BASEBALL

* Tech baseball prepares for opening game - The Daily Toreador: Sports
* New Look Baseball Team Optimistic for Season - Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Athletic Site
* 2013 Texas Tech Baseball Media Supplement - Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Athletic Site
* Observations from weekend practice (Feb. 2-3) | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
* Texas Tech's Masek & Barrios Honored by Baseball America - Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Athletic Site

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

* Improved mentality key to Lady Raiders' success this season | Red Raiders
* Lady Raider notebook: Tech moves to 3-0 in annual pink game | Red Raiders
* Lady Raiders Spears, Cook-Taylor find strength in each other during rehab | Red Raiders

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