The Big 12 championship game will pit the first- and second-place teams in the conference against each other, rather than utilize divisions.
Oklahoma HC Bob Stoops vehemently defended DC Mike Stoops after the Sooners surrendered 59 points to Texas Tech in Saturday's win.
ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports that rather than settling on an outright unanimous decision, Big 12 programs agreed to a non-expansion course once it was clear that a supermajority could not be reached.
Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel reports that the Big 12 has decided not to expand.
FOX Sports president Eric Shanks indicated that he is not in favor of any plan that would have the Big 12 expanding.
Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel reports that "the [Big 12]’s most likely outcome is not expanding."
The Dallas Morning News' Chuck Carlton reports that "[Big 12] expansion has gone from likelihood about six weeks ago to maybe a 1-in-3 chance."
Oklahoma HC Bob Stoops is shutting off the media availability for some of his players due to comments made by freshman QB Austin Kendall prior to Saturday's Ohio State showdown.
No Big 12 teams reside in the top 15 of the latest AP Top 25 poll.
Oklahoma president David Boren indicated that Big 12 expansion shouldn't be considered a given.
ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports that Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will hold video conferences regarding expansion with 17 teams.
The Dallas Morning News' Chuck Carlton reports that no school being considered for Big 12 expansion has drawn the required eight votes to join the conference.
Sports Business Daily's John Ourand and Michael Smith report that ESPN and FOX have concerns about the Big 12's plans for expansion.
CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd reports that the Big 12 would like to wrap up the expansion process before the start of the season.