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Bullets: Bill Self thinks OSU has two Big 12 POY candidates

Travis Ford thinks Allen Fieldhouse is a monster, mean CFB tweets and OSU with another Big 12 wrestler of the week.

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For some perspective on the Big 12’s seven teams in the RPI top 31, the combined total of ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC teams in that range: 10. (NewsOK)

Whoa, CBS has Oklahoma State as a No. 5 seed this week. That’s way too high. (CBS)

Bill Self doing his usual Bill Self “these guys are so good how do we beat them” thing: “I think Le’Bryan and Phil both, they could be the frontrunners for conference players of the year.” (NewsOK)

Here are the top 10 scorers in the Big 12, by the way.

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Ford: “Allen Fieldhouse is one of the special places in all of college basketball, and the support that Kansas basketball gets is unbelievable.

“It’s a great venue to go play in. It’s not an easy place to go play in, it’s not an easy place to go.” (Scout)

Interesting…Ford on running plays for guys not named “Forte” and “Nash”: “With that said, we’ve worked ever since Christmas, really, of trying to play off those two as well. They’re going to draw a lot of attention.” (Tulsa World)

Here’s Ford previewing KU.

Football

Tyreek Hill will be arraigned on Tuesday in Payne County. (NewsOK)

Not sure what this means…

I’m concerned about this Lincoln Riley hire. Mostly because he’s associated with Dana. I don’t want the words “Dana”, “offense” and “Norman” being used in the same sentence. (NewsOK)

So the coin flip photo was fake. (Yahoo)

Here’s the best of the Big 12 for 2014. Guess who got return of the year? (ESPN)

“Winner gets TCU” sign at the title game last night. Approved. (CBS)

Here are the connections OSU’s new coaches have to various folks already on the staff. (Tulsa World)

Side-by-side GIF of the Jameis/Cardale fumbles. (Yahoo)

Here’s a look at how the Dallas Cowboys’ season ended. (PFB)

Good recap of the game from last night by my man Tom Fornelli here. (CBS)

This is great. Scott Van Pelt killed me.

Other sports

Nolan Boyd was named Big 12 wrestler of the week. (Big 12 Sports)

Patty Reed won the first golf tournament of 2015. (CBS)

More stuff I’m reading

Edgar Allen Poe started at the end. (99U)

Goodbye, Twitter. (Saddington)

Read this post: Counterintuitive though it may seem, sometimes the best way to minimize failure is to embrace it with open arms. (99U)

How to read Gawker in 2015. Interesting implications here for bloggers. (Gawker)

This on The Vanilla Trap is smart. (Acuff)

On responsive logos. Some cool web tricks here and smart thoughts on design. (Kottke)

This probably isn’t what you think it is but it’s really good…Love didn’t happen to us. We’re in love because we each made the choice to be. (NYT)

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