Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby arrives to speak to reporters after the first day of the conference's meeting Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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Big 12 presidents to discuss conference future Friday

Posted February 4th, 2016


The Big 12 powers meet for two days this week in Irving, to decide whether they want to have a conference football championship game.

School leaders are also discussing the future of the league, including a Big 12 network, expansion and potential schools that could expand the league. The Statesman’s Kirk Bohls is up in the Metroplex for the meetings, and school presidents are discussing policies Friday.

On Thursday, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby took questions from the media on various subjects:


On the possibility of a Big 12 championship game:

Big 12 officials will meet again in May mull the championship game again:

Whether a championship game will happen in 2016:

On expansion of the league to 12 members:




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