Pendleton Big XII Male Sportsperson of the Year: Carl Pendleton, who announced last fall that he would forgo his senior season of eligibility to care for his 11-year-old stepbrother, was named today as the Male Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year. A media panel selected Pendleton. Kansas golfer Amanda Costner won the award for females. The Sportsperson of the Year Award was started in 2000-01 to annually recognize student-athletes who displayed an extraordinary degree of sportsmanship and/or community service during the academic year. The Big 12¹s recipients are nominated for the NCAA Sportsmanship Award. (SoonersSports.com)
Another Texas recruit commits to Oklahoma: Houston's Strake Jesuit College Preg defensive end David King committed to Oklahoma. King a pass rusher is the latest Texas recruit to committ to the Sooners. King received offers from Big 12 schools' Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Nebraska, Baylor and OU.