Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announces conf. football championship game starting 2017 pic.twitter.com/kB1p9KfvTc— Ray Crawford (@RayCrawford) June 3, 2016
Ray Crawford, of Campus Insiders, reports from the Big 12 press conference with Commissioner Bob Bowlsby.
U of Oklahoma Pres Boren says consultant data convincing, vote unanimous for champ game— Ray Crawford (@RayCrawford) June 3, 2016
Bowlsby says strong likelihood of Big 12 moving to divisions— Ray Crawford (@RayCrawford) June 3, 2016
Boren says not the time for Big 12 to go forward with traditional network— Ray Crawford (@RayCrawford) June 3, 2016
While we will be waiting on more from the Big 12 Conference, here are some other tidbits coming in from the press conference.
Fox and ESPN will broadcast the Big 12 title game on alternate years. ESPN in even years; Fox on odd years.— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) June 3, 2016
Since we have been heavily covering the expansion options for the Big 12 with our lovely Expansionpalooza 2016, there are mixed feelings about simply adding a conference game without expanding the conference. The Big 12 will revisit expansion talk at the end of this summer.