Nebraska bails out of Big 12
LINCOLN, Neb. — According to several published reports, the University of Nebraska will be departing the Big 12 after accepting an invitation to join the Big 10 on Friday. Sources indicated that Nebraska officials feel their school aligns more favorably with Big 10 schools while also saying uncertainty as to the future structure of the Big 12 is another reason for the Cornhuskers to make the switch.
Boise State newest member of Mountain West
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State University on Friday accepted an invitation to join the Mountain West Conference as the two-time Fiesta Bowl winner seeks out a league that’s a better launching pad into lucrative bowl games. Boise State, now with the Western Athletic Conference, would become the Mountain West Conference’s 10th member. The move will take effect on July 1. 2011.
UT’s Dodds says ‘Horns are still undecided on future
AUSTIN (AP) — Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says the Longhorns are still “Looking at all the options” before deciding whether to stay in the crumbling Big 12 or move to another league. Dodds spoke outside of his stadium suite before Saturday’s Texas-TCU baseball game. He said “could be” when asked about reports that Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott is traveling to Oklahoma and Texas this weekend to invite Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State to join his league.
Report says Aggies considering move to SEC
COLLEGE STATION — According to an ESPN.com report, Texas A & M officials are strongly considering a move to the Southeastern Conference (SEC). At the SEC spring meetings in Destin, Fla. last week, several league officials and athletic directors made it clear that being able to get into the Texas market would be especially appealing for the SEC. Obviously Texas is the big dog, but landing Texas A & M would still enable the SEC to get a foothold in the Lone Star State.
JC to host Camp for Champs
Jacksonville College will be hosting its Camp for Champs basketball camp on June 28 - July 1 at the Curtis Carroll Fieldhouse. Boys and girls entering grades 2-6 will attend from 9-11:30 a.m. with students scheduled to begin grades 7-12 slated for the 1-3:30 p.m. sessions. Cost is $35 per camper with all campers receiving individual awards, a camp t-shirt and a season pass to all JC men and womens home basketball games during the 2010-2011 season. The camp will emphasize fun and fundamentals and will be under the direction of JC athletic director and head women’s basketball coach Lynn Nabi. Assisting Nabi will be the college’s head men’s basketball coach Cinco Boone and assistant coaches Amber Taylor and Phillipe Lilavois. Space is limited and those interested in attending this camp are urged to contact Nabi at 903-589-7137 for more information or for a registration form.