“Take, for example, when Omar thought basketball would be his ticket to an American university. In Lyon, he found his passion on the court, becoming a star forward who caught the eye of an American scout recruiting for a Big-12 college team. After a series of tryouts, Omar was offered an athletic scholarship and moved to the U.S., where he began learning English.
Then came a knee injury that sidelined him for several months. Despite intense rehabilitation, he wasn’t the same player when he returned to the court, and his scholarship offer was revoked. “I was crushed—playing basketball at a high level had been my dream. But I took comfort in that I was in the U.S., and decided to stay and build a new dream—the American dream.”
What is a Big-12 college team?
So is big 12 like the top 12 teams in the country? Is it division 1?In America college/ uni is the same thing pretty much
College basketball has different conferences. There’s a ton of college basketball teams but majority are trash so you focus on the Power 5 conferences which have the good times like the Big Ten conference , the SEC, the ACC, Pac 10, and Big 12. Those are the power 5 conferences and not just for college basketball but for other college sports like football and soccer
So is big 12 like the top 12 teams in the country? Is it division 1?