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Expansion was Big 12’s only choice; Easy does it during busy harvest season


September 23, 2021

Expansion was Big 12’s only choice

Sometimes you’re against the wall and the only way out is through it. Just ask the Big 12 Conference.

The league, of which Iowa State is a member, was thrown into turmoil this summer when Oklahoma and Texas announced they would soon be fleeing to the money-green pastures of the Southeastern Conference. With bigger names and more TV revenue, the decision was driven completely by the almighty dollar. Both OU and UT already rake in cash and the opportunity to make more was simply too enticing to ignore.

That left the remainin...

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