Fifty-nine student-athletes have been awarded the 2017 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the Big 12 Conference's highest academic honor.
The Big 12 Conference will be partnering with FloSports to provide live and on-demand coverage of the Big 12 Championships for Swimming & Diving on FloSwimming.com, Indoor Track & Field on FloTrack.com, Wrestling on FloWrestling.com, and Gymnastics on FloGymnastics.com.
The Big 12 Conference Board of Directors voted unanimously to withhold one-quarter (25 percent) of future revenue distribution payments to Baylor University, pending the outcome of third-party verification review of required changes to Baylor's athletics procedures and to institutional governance of its intercollegiate athletics programs, among other matters.
Representatives of the Autonomy Five conferences met in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, January 20, to take additional action to improve the experiences of students who play sports.
University and student-athlete representatives of the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC set to discuss proposals to enhance the student-athlete experience.
The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2016 Fall Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The following student-athletes have been selected as award winners for their respective sports based on a vote of each sport head coaching group.
Two student-athletes from the Big 12 Conference have been named to their respective sport oversight committees. Gary Jennings of West Virginia, a sophomore wide receiver, will represent the league on the Division I Football Oversight Committee. Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin, a junior forward, will be part of the Division I Men's Basketball Oversight Committee.
Today the Kansas Board of Regents announced the appointment of Richard B. Myers as the 14th President of Kansas State University.
The Big 12 Board of Directors announced a unanimous decision for the Conference to remain with its current membership of 10 institutions.
The D1A Athletic Directors' Association (the "Association") recently concluded its annual meeting in Dallas, where the Association concluded a year-long process to redefine the role the Association intends to play in shaping the future of collegiate athletics.
The Forum, "Campus Violence – Finding Solutions," will be held on Wednesday, September 28, at 4:00 p.m. CT, at the Belo Mansion & Pavilion in Dallas, and will center on domestic violence and sexual assault.
In its second year, the initiative showcases the success stories of student-athletes and how an athletic scholarship has positively impacted their lives.