BIG 12 CONFERENCE
Lawmakers concerned about UT leaving Big 12 conference make their case to Gov. Greg Abbott's office
Four prominent lawmakers — one each with ties to Baylor University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University — met with Gov. Greg Abbott’s staff Thursday, one day after news broke that the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma had reached out to the Southeastern Conference about joining.
By Patrick Svitek and Matthew Watkins, The Texas Tribune
As the college athletics world roils over the possibility of the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 conference, a group of Texas legislators with ties to other …