On Tuesday, the Big 12 Conference directed commissioner Bob Bowlsby to explore potential candidates for expansion. So naturally, people have already started to push for their favorite schools on social media and elsewhere.
No conference has engaged in a longer and more lively expansion frenzy than the Big 12, which has lost four members and gained two since 2010. Now the Big 12 appears to be on the hunt for more members, according to the league’s board of directors.
The Big 12 Conference’s pursuit of expansion was greeted with enthusiasm from many parts of the country. Here is what people are saying about potential new members. Vote on who you think should join the league.
The topic of Big 12 Conference expansion is alive again. Oklahoma president David Boren, the chair of the conference’s board of directors, said Tuesday there is “continued interest in expansion” from the Big 12 and the board directed commissioner Bob Bowlsby to evaluate schools that have shown interest in joining the Big 12, which include Houston, Colorado State and Cincinnati.
Round up the suspects, Big 12 expansion isn’t dead. The Big 12’s board of directors announced Tuesday that it has authorized commissioner Bob Bowlsby to explore candidates for the possibility of growing the 10-team conference.
Baylor interim football coach Jim Grobe has been on the job for about six weeks but that’s long enough for him to conclude he’s seen no culture problem, and he’s been told assistant coaches engaged in no misbehavior, contrary to the university’s investigative report that determined otherwise.
Nick Collison looked like a Kansas City native as he walked to the grass in front of the mound at Kauffman Stadium. A heather gray Charlie Hustle KC Heart t-shirt, a Royals cap, an un-buttoned Royals jersey and jeans — the Oklahoma City Thunder forward looked every bit like he belonged as he tossed the first pitch.