Big XII Lives
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Texas officials says they are committed
“long-term'' to the Big 12.
Texas president William Powers, Jr., said Tuesday that Texas led
the way in keeping the foundering league together as the Big Ten
and Pac-10 courted several Big 12 schools. Nebraska (Big Ten) and
Colorado (Pac-10) will both be leaving over the next two years.
Powers says there were no new guarantees of big-money television
revenue, but a key point for Texas staying put was keeping its
That keeps Texas on course for possibly launching its own