Don't expect much action during the Big 12 meetings this week, writes Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News.
The Big 12 handled much of its work during its spring meetings in Phoenix earlier this month, when it solidified a three-team tiebreaker scenario and eliminated co-champions. There's no rush from the conference to renew a Big 12 title game.
“I don’t know if we’ll have any significant discussion on a postseason championship game until the rules get deregulated,” Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said.
Deregulating a championship game, which would allow a 10-team Big 12 to hold a title game, is step one, but even then there's no guarantee the conference will add a championship game once the rules allow the Big 12 to do so. Under current rules, a 10-team conference cannot hold a title game.
One of the main things on the plate during this week's meetings will be the announcement of the locations of Big 12 championships in non-football sports (i.e. men's and women's basketball and baseball).