Texas coach Tom Penders took the grand tour of the campus and returned home while his agent worked on a deal that might make him the Scarlet Knights' next coach.
BOSTON COLLEGE: A major obstacle in coach Jim O'Brien signing off on a long-term contract extension may have been cleared when school officials gave him assurances they would take a more lenient stance in admitting athletes, the Boston Globe
reported. O'Brien had a good talk with BC president the Rev. William Leahy on Monday night, the newspaper said. The sticking point for O'Brien had been the denial of admission to athletes who qualified.
_ Correspondent Greg Auman contributed to this report.