Wondering if it was simply coincidence that Christopher Columbus set off on his famous voyage and the first intercollegiate athletic event took place -- Harvard defeated Yale in a boat race -- on this date in 1492 and 1852 respectively, we sail around the web to find interesting information on each Big 12 basketball team.
Check these links, then come back each day for updated information. If you have any links of interest, post them in the comments section or send them to me for inclusion tomorrow.
IOWA ST. CYCLONES
Kansas University's basketball team has offered a scholarship to Phil Forte, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound senior-to-be from Marcus High in Flower Mound, Texas, jayhawkslant.com reported Monday.
"I really believe Coach Kruger will turn the program around quickly," Clarke said. "And while I was told that the NCAA decision wouldn't affect me, it wasn't guaranteed. I didn't know that for sure -- and didn't want to go there without knowing 100 percent."
OTHER BIG 12 BASKETBALL NEWS
Shamiek Sheppard '13, will take an unofficial visit to Iowa State the last week of August.
OTHER BASKETBALL NEWS
Best Big 12 player ever?