COLUMBIA — Just when rumors of the Big 12 Conference’s impending death were about to reach fever pitch, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott announced that his conference is not going to expand in the immediate future. It appears, at least for the moment, that the Big 12 has staved off its demise for the second time in a year. The big question becomes, both for the Big 12 and Missouri, what’s next? While the Missourian can’t peer into a crystal ball, we can at least provide some context of what happened and try to answer what lies ahead.
Realignment Q&A: Is the Big 12's heart beating again?
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