The Big 12 Conference is dead; it just doesn’t know it yet.
There is no question that the Big 10 Conference intends to grow. The only question is how many they add, and who they take.
On the first question, they want to add at least one team, which will give them twelve (they actually have eleven teams right now). This allows them to have a conference championship, increase their revenue, and still be part of the conversation on the …
As usual, I took a camera with me to the game between the Colorado Buffaloes and the Texas Longhorns at Darrel K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium last Saturday night. I can't really shoot the game from our seats on the east side upper deck, but I got some decent shots of the team walking in before the game, of the crowd, and of the Longhorn Band's halftime show.
The Texas Longhorns kickoff to the Colorado Buffaloes at the start of the game on October 10, 2009.
The University of Texas basketball team is in an unusual place this February. They are on the cusp of not making the NCAA playoffs. Although they most recently blew Oklahoma State off the court, they had lost the previous three before that. The loses came to Kansas State, Missouri and Nebraska. Not exactly powerhouses.
Rick Barnes' teams have made it into March Madness in each of his ten seasons at Texas. They haven't been this solidly on the bubble in some time.