Texas and Oklahoma Joining the SEC Would Kill the Big 12

Texas and Oklahoma Joining the SEC Would Kill the Big 12

A Red River Showdown game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.Tough luck, Baylor. Never mind that the school has become a model for what college sports ought to be by winning games, graduating athletes, and building state-of-the-art facilities. The Baptist university in Waco was once so knee-deep in scandal that it represented the worst of this thing sports fans adore so much. And these days, Baylor is proof that a school can run a responsible athletic program and still be successful. Now a little more than three months since the school won its first national championship in men’s basketball, the future of Baylor sports could not be more uncertain. Wednesday, reports surfaced that Texas and Oklahoma could join the Southeastern Conference—a move that, if successful, would leave what remains of the Big 12 in tatters.…View Original Post

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