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TJ Ford informs Rick Barnes nobody likes him

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That's right, Rick Barnes is, in fact, one of the most well-detested coaches in college basketball, and it's good that his former players are kind enough to break the news to him gently.

This, of course, was Ford's congratulations to Barnes on his new 2-year contract extension, which will leave Barnes in charge of Longhorn basketball through the 2018-19 season. Texas also extended the contract of baseball coach Augie Garrido, which is a double surprise; many expected that new Texas AD Steve Patterson might be inclined to clean house after flagging results across the board.

Vengeance is mine, saith the Bill.

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Oh, remember when Ryan Mueller got in trouble for giving Bill Snyder the Gatorade bath too early at the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl?

Well, Snyder got his revenge today, nailing his star defensive end with a bucket of ice as part of the ALS charity meme. Also pictured: Tyler Lockett answering Jordy Nelson's challenge.

Jordy Nelson Sends ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to Tyler Lockett

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Jordy Nelson gets doused in ice water, then challenges the Green Bay front office and Tyler Lockett to do the same.

Big 12 Coaches: A Pro-Con Analysis

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The Circus provides vitally important intelligence on the Big 12's coaching fratermity.

Translating Bill Snyder at Big 12 Media Days

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Once again, we're here to help you understand what Bill Snyder really meant when he answered questions from reporters eager to learn some of his secrets at Big 12 Media Days.

DON'T WORRY. WE FIXED YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILE.

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The Big 12 wants its fans to take pride in the new conference logo by displaying custom-made cover photos on social media profiles. But some of the team slogans were just plain silly. BOTC is here...

The New Big 12 is going to win all of your Pogs

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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby is so proud of the new conference logo. We should let him enjoy it. After all, the poor man is absolutely terrified of Y2K.

It Could Happen to You

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In which Jon briefly outlines a fairy tale with a terrible ending.

Cyclone student section greets Marcus Smart with an epic flop

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Coordinated effort by Cyclone Alley to say hello to our favorite flopper. H/T @pokesportal for getting the screencap.

The true(ish) origin of Fake Patty's Day

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If you've ever wondered, and I think you just may, About events that brought on the Fake Patty's Day Then click here and read this. You'll have a good time As long as you don't mind reading in...

BotC's 2013 "Don't You Have Work to Do?" Awards

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You people need to settle down. (No, really, don't.)

Translating Bill Snyder at Big 12 Media Days

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Sometimes it's hard to glean anything useful from what Bill Snyder says to the media. Don't worry. I'm here to help.

K-State Slate: 4.1.13

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baseball, basketball, equestrian, tennis and track.

Q&A with Bye

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I got the chance to sit down with Saturday's opponent, Bye, for what I found to be an entertaining and insightful interview.

NFL draft open thread and past KSU draftees

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If David Garrett and/or Tysyn Hartman get drafted tomorrow to extend K-State's incredible 18-year streak of having at least one draftee, it's not going to be based purely on their talent. Sure,...

A Kansas State Christmas List

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I'm not going to waste my writing talents previewing a team that lost to Ohio Dominican. Sorry. That's what interns are for (I kid, but seriously, if anybody else wants to write something up, then...

Farmageddon 3: Farm With a Vengeance

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Look, people, I'll make this short and sweet... Tomorrow, Kansas State faces Iowa State in a game that may decide whether or not K-State receives a share of the Big 12 title and/or a bid to a BCS...

"Ask A Pan" (Vol. 2)

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Friends, Romans, Wildcats fans. I have come back to answer yet another round of questions from our beloved community and give you my best answers to their most pressing questions. As you noticed...

"Ask a Pan" (Vol. 1)

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Ask A Pan (Vol. 1) - BOTC Editor, Panjandrum, answers questions submitted via email and Twitter

A Quick Primer for the Big 12 Tournament

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A Quick Primer for the Big 12 Tournament

If I were hired as the Head Coach tomorrow...

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This would be the first thing that happened on Monday morning at the Vanier Sports Complex. "Hi.  Who's your best recruit?" Cosh gets his at 0:43. Coach Snyder, the waters need to get calm. ...

The Name Game: Propose Names for the Big 10's Divisions

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The Big 10 got fleeced by its marketing firm with the crappy suggestions for names. But never fear, we'll have a contest to help them out.

ESPN Hates America

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Tomorrow, third-ranked Kansas State will play twenty-second ranked Virginia Tech in one of the most anticipated match-ups of ESPN's 'Twenty-four Tip Off Marathon". Normally, you would expect a...

Chris Cosh: Man, Myth and Leader of Men

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Motivating men.  Since the dawn of time, when the first man stood in front of a group of men and said, "Uh, who's gonna go get the food?" human beings have yearned for leaders.  Men of strength. ...

Epilogue: KSU vs. KU (In regards to "The Gridiron, episode 6"

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Epilogue: KSU vs. KU (In regards to "The Gridiron, episode 6"

All Your Goalposts Are Belong to Us

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In one of my favorite memories, KSU fans storm the field at Memorial Stadium after a win...and tear down KU's goalposts. Nothing says, "We don't give a shit about football," like allowing another...

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