The Texas Longhorns are staying, the Pac-10 is moving on without them, and the Big 12 has been saved.
The announcements, both from Texas and the West Coast, as well as the Big 12’s confirmation on its official website, end one of the wildest rides ever witnessed by college athletics. The impact spanned eight conferences, nearly 100 universities and the better part of the last two weeks.
Jim Marchiony, KU associate athletic director for external affairs, said Monday that KU would not have any comment on the matter until today.
Below you can watch Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe take questions from the media during his press conference on Tuesday morning.