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Report: The Big 12 has eight schedules prepared

Posted on: February 13, 2012 10:59 am
Posted by Tom Fornelli

There have been a number of times over the last two weeks in which the Big 12 was supposed to release its schedule for the 2012 season, and each one of those times has come and gone without a Big 12 schedule. As a result, it's the middle of February, and we still don't know when and where the conference's schools will be playing each other this season.

Though according to a report in The Oklahoman, the Big 12 has a schedule ready. In fact, according to the report, the conference has eight different schedules prepared, it's just not ready to release any of them yet.

The word is that the conference could release its schedule some time this week, possibly as soon as Monday, but if there are really still eight different models being considered, you have to believe we've still got some time to wait before finding out for sure.

Though at the same time, maybe the Big 12 should just announce whatever schedule it is that Texas Tech accidentally released. Last week Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt said he expected the schedule to be released on Friday, but the day came and went without a Big 12 schedule. That is, unless you have the official Texas Tech app on your mobile phone.

Then you would know Texas Tech's schedule in 2012.

The fact that Texas Tech accidentally released its schedule goes against the report that there are eight different schedules being considered. Maybe there had been at one point, but it seems that Texas Tech was fairly sure which schedule is going to be used.

Of course, when it comes to the Big 12's schedule these days, it's probably safest to assume nothing and just hope it's out some time before August.

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Since: Oct 26, 2011
Posted on: February 13, 2012 8:03 pm

Report: The Big 12 has eight schedules prepared

I agree with The Big 12 not to release it yet.I'm a WVU fan too.But I wouldn't trust THE BIG EAST IN A OUT HOUSE WITH A MUZZLE.THE BIG EAST WOULD TO SCREW THIS UP IF IT COULD.The Schedule will be here when its time.

Since: Oct 12, 2011
Posted on: February 13, 2012 1:25 pm

Report: The Big 12 has eight schedules prepared

What they are reporting in Morgantown is that the Big-12 schedule will not be released until the specifics of the Big East WVU deal is officially signed and publicly released.  According to the local news, the specifics of the settlement were expected to be released today.

Since: Mar 7, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2012 12:47 pm

Report: The Big 12 has eight schedules prepared

The Big 12 always has multiple football schedules. The schools vote for the one they want. The schedule getting the most votes becomes the official schedule.<br />

Since: Nov 19, 2006
Posted on: February 13, 2012 11:23 am

Report: The Big 12 has eight schedules prepared

There should be absolutely no problem withreleasing a schedule now.  The West Virginia vs Big East problem has been put to rest.  Everything is settled.  I do not see any point in dealying this matter any fruther.

Since: Aug 13, 2011
Posted on: February 13, 2012 11:05 am

Report: The Big 12 has eight schedules prepared

What would be the point of having eight different schedules ready? I see absolutely no sense to this whatsoever. Unless, perhaps, the greatest secrets in NCAA history have been kept and the Big 12 is actually about to be the Big 12 again. Realistically, though, I just can't see how something like that could not have been leaked to the public already. But again, that might explain it.

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