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Report: Big 12 Tabling Possible Expansion For "Several Years"

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Update: Well, not so fast on expansion being tabled. It looks like the Big 12 presidents gave commissioner Bob Bowlsby permission to dialogue with potential targets. 

">July 19, 2016

Things change quickly when it comes to expansion. Nothing surprises us anymore. Earlier: It appears that all the chatter this off-season about potential Big 12 expansion was just that: idle chatter.According to USA Today's George Schroeder, the league's presidents are likely to announce they are putting off the idea of expansion for "several years" after a meeting today. 

">July 19, 2016

This is unwelcome news for schools like Houston, Cincinnati, UCF, BYU and others that were linked to the Big 12 as potential expansion targets. It also has to make you wonder about the future direction of the league.