The Big 12
Conference of NCAA Division I
is broken down into a North and a South. It is comprised of schools from the old Big 8 Conference
and some from the old Southwest Conference
. It was esablished July 1, 1996
. The North/South division is used in both football
. In football
a Big 12 Championship
game is held at the end of the year between the top team of each division to decide the overall winner of the conference.
Useless Trivia: The total seating capacity of all the arenas and stadiums in the Big 12 Conference exceeds 1,000,000.
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