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Friday Morning Links on VTM | Big 12 Meetings; M.Golf Finishes 14th; Masek Profiled

The Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby discusses all things at the Big 12 Meetings. Men's golf finished 14th in the NCAA Championships. Masek profiled by Crawfish Boxes.

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Odds and Ends

The Economist has a story on two Texas Tech professors using immature cotton to absorb oil spills. Pretty cool.

Big 12 Meetings

The Big 12 meetings are happening right now and rather than try to detail each one, I'll just let you click on the link if you want to read:

* Big 12 voices NCAA concerns to Mark Emmert - CBSSports.com
* Big 12 weighs in on football playoff selection committee | Star-Telegram
* Dodds likes playoffs, but wishes it had 8 teams | Big 12 Sports | a mySA.com blog
* More notes from Big 12 spring meetings - Big 12 Blog - ESPN
* Bohls: Playoff difficult, and that’s just naming a committee | www.mystatesman.com
* Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby outlines playoff committee selections - ESPN
* Big 12 football: Bowl lineup that would serve the conference well | News OK

Golf

The men's golf team didn't want to settle for a finish in the 20's and made a furious rally yesterday as they ended up finishing 14th in the NCAA Championships. That is a terrific run and congrats to the men on the fantastic season. The LAJ recaps the tournament for the men.

Tennis

Welcome to Maxime Hinnisdaels who has signed on with the men's tennis team!

Baseball

Houston Astros blog, The Crawfish Boxes, has a terrific profile on P Trey Masek. Masek sure is popular and I suppose I shouldn't be surprised, but he's been written about quite a bit recently in preparation of the MLB draft.

Football

RP has Koch's Keys: five juniors to watch.