"The one thing that gets lost is we're in this predicament because the SEC invited Missouri," Neinas said. "But the SEC was willing to play with 13 [rather than 14] next season. We made an offer to Missouri that was financially beneficial to stay for another year. Missouri made the decision not to accept.
"We had a teleconference call with those in the SEC, Big East, ACC, Mountain West and Conference USA. We all agreed we could save money and avoid litigation if all held serve for 2012-13. All agreed. But Missouri made a very selfish decision. It's been very disruptive. Missouri gave us notice in November [of 2011] and it's pretty difficult to move forward then."
#umcurators have voted to adopt the new retirement for new employees. The new plan will take effect October 2012.— Columbia Missourian (@CoMissourian) October 20, 2011
#umcurators have voted to adopt the new retirement for new employees. The new plan will take effect October 2012. The Columbia Missourian brings the news that everyone following the UM Curators meeting has been dying to hear!
University of Missouri Chancellor and Big 12 Conference Board Chair Brady Deaton will meets with media today at 6:45 p.m.— Eric Blumberg (@BlumbergOTB) September 22, 2011
via Bloomberg at KOMU, though confirmed by Gabe and others. Let the speculation begin...