West Virginia will go to Big 12

West Virginia will join the Big 12 conference next year after all, following a unanimous vote by the Big 12 Board of Directors today.

Other stuff:

Stanford sophomore point guard Toni Kokenis is not only a star on the court, she’s a member of the Stanford band. This is the first time that’s happened. Coach Tara VanDerveer doesn’t have a problem with it:

“As long as she could make it work with our schedule,” VanDerveer said. “I think it’s great. Toni’s a bit of a nut. It works.”

Shanterrica Madden, accused of killing Middle Tennessee State basketball player Tina Stewart last March, has pleaded not guilty. The trial will likely begin Jan. 31. Reportedly, the two roommates didn’t get along.