The Pac-12 said Thursday it will sit tight with its enrollment and not hope to add schools to the 12-group meeting, making it exceptionally impossible that the Big 12 schools being abandoned by Texas and Oklahoma will discover new Power Five homes.
The declaration comes two days after the Pac-12, Atlantic Coast Conference and Big Ten vowed to cooperate on administration issues and planning arrangements in football and ball.
The development of a three-gathering union was declared somewhat less than a month after the Southeastern Conference welcomed Texas and Oklahoma to join the alliance in 2025, which would match with the finish of the Big 12′s current TV contract.
With Pac-12 extension off the board, and both the ACC and Big Ten expressing freely that they are happy with their present participation, the eight leftover Big 12 schools seem to have restricted alternatives past staying together.
“The choice by Texas and Oklahoma prompted huge unsteadiness in school games and I don’t think insecurity is useful for school games, especially given the wide range of various issues that are confronting us at this moment,” Pac-12 Commissioner George Kliavkoff disclosed to The Associated Press. “I think you heard my associates in the ACC and Big Ten concur with that position that we need to take a steadiness back to school sports.”
The Pac-12 seems situated to receive a portion of the rewards of extension, for example, games in the Central and Eastern time regions and openness to new selecting an area, through the partnership with the Big Ten and ACC.
Kliavkoff had transparently spoken as of late concerning how the gathering had a gathering of athletic chiefs and college presidents investigating the chance of development, and that their work would be done soon.
Kilavkoff declined to say which schools had connected with the Pac-12 about enrollment openings, or even the number of.
He said part of making the soundness the collusion is focusing on remembered going to a speedy and straightforward choice for extension.