DALLAS -- In one brief, not-so-shining moment, David Garland may have summed up the Baylor state of mind at the moment.

"What are you going to do to us?" the university's interim president asked Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

Bowlsby passed by Garland without saying a word following the introduction of new athletic director Mack Rhoades on Monday. There could not have been a colder shoulder.

Considering that Baylor's ongoing scandal had already hijacked the opening of the Big 12 Media Days on Monday -- and a portion of the conference's reputation this year -- Bowlsby wasn't about to spoil the suspense.

Garland has to know that everything will be on the table Tuesday when the Big 12 presidents begin considering possible penalties against Baylor after its sometimes misguided handling of the sexual assault scandal.

"It's a long shot," Bowlsby said of Baylor's expulsion from the league, "but it's not an impossibility."

Yikes. That escalated quickly. Of course, Baylor has itself to blame. It has obfuscated and delayed the conference's requests to fully brief the presidents on just how bad the mess is at Baylor.

Baylor officials will appear Tuesday before those Big 12 CEOs basically to explain itself. A conference call with the media will follow; it threatens to overshadow (once again) a back-loaded media days that will feature actual football talk with the likes of Oklahoma and Texas.

Those presidents are likely thinking what the general public is thinking: When is this all going to end?

A coaching staff accused of ignoring victims' assault complaints -- even intimidating them -- remains in place. It was revealed Monday that Baylor officials had flown to Indianapolis to meet with the NCAA months ago to basically throw themselves on the mercy of the court, according to Garland.

"We're going to tell them everything they want to know," he said.

Well, not everything. Garland reiterated that all Baylor has to present is the 13-page Findings of Fact the school released in May.

"There's nothing really more hidden," Garland said.

Garland was asked if he could understand the skepticism that creates considering Baylor is a university that, admittedly, suppressed information of heinous acts.

"I do understand that," said Garland, who was literally backed up against a wall answering reporters' questions.

It was fitting, considering Baylor's place in the universe. A man elevated from behind head of the school's Truett Seminary now has to answer to a higher authority (the conference).

"I think that there are certainly those among our board ... that have felt the image of the Big 12 ... has been sullied as a result of this incident ...," Bowlsby said.

"I don't know what the end game is."

Garland appeared to agree: "We have sullied our own reputation. We're trying to do everything else to correct that."

So what could happen to Baylor as it gets called on the carpet Tuesday by the Big 12 presidents?

Lots, considering this is the conference that just last month revoted to give its best player an extra year of eligibility.

Lots, considering there is clearly a faction of Big 12 CEOs that want their pound of flesh from the school in the ongoing sexual assault scandal.

Lots, considering commissioner Bob Bowlsby basically said as much Monday at the beginning of the Big 12 Media Days.

Serious sanctions by the Big 12 against Baylor are possible going into that crucial Tuesday meeting.

"I wouldn't say that anything is on the table," Bowlsby said. "I wouldn't say that anything is off the table. The board has a wide array of prerogatives. I wouldn't presume which ones they would use, if any."

CBS Sports reported in early June there was language in the Big 12 bylaws to punish the school in the wake of the sexual assault scandal.

What could happen? Baylor probably won't get kicked out of the conference, but the league could do anything from withhold revenue to a simple public censure.

Why? Because Baylor wants to continue to be a member of the Big 12 and at least some of the conference presidents are mad.

Baylor is also in danger of cratering on the field.

Bowlsby said the conference has no legal standing but later offered specifics on possible violations.

He said Baylor could be in violation of conference bylaws concerning institutional control and lax Title IX oversight. The next question: Do the presidents have the guts/stomach/desire to punish one of their own?

"We are very committed as a group of 10 schools to eradicating sexual assault on our campuses," he added. "It almost goes without saying that when you combine alcohol and drugs and raging hormones and the experiences of these 18- to 22-year-olds, it's probably unrealistic to think that these kinds of things are never going to happen."

The New York Times reported last week that, indeed, no paper trail exists in the investigation. That despite Baylor's alumni association calling for a full transparency and the release of a written report.

Bowlsby was asked about the level of "anger" among Big 12 presidents regarding Baylor.

"I wouldn't describe it as 'anger,'" he said. "I would describe it as deep concern."

The Pac-12 remains the only conference with its own in-conference enforcement staff.

There is no word the NCAA has launched a formal investigation. Baylor did hire the high-powered law firm Bond, Schoeneck and King to guide it through any NCAA complications regarding the scandal.

Theoretically, those players accused of sexual assault who didn't go through the school's traditional disciplinary process could be accused of receiving extra benefits. That is, they were allowed to practice and play.

"If we found out, for instance, there were extra benefits provided that would have rendered student-athletes ineligible that would be something we could activate around," Bowlsby said.

Last month, Baylor was called out publicly by Bowlsby and the conference for not providing updates on the progress of its reforms.

Tuesday's presentation clearly changes the focus which was expected to be the formal announcement that expansion talks were dead.

"The CEOs will ask different questions than I posed," Bowlsby said. "This is going to be a process. It's not going to go away soon ... I think there will be hard questions.

"Any steps the conference would take [to penalize Baylor] would be premature. [But] when one member's reputation is damaged, I think all of our images are damaged."