Missouri committed to Big 12 -- for now - KMOV.com

Missouri committed to Big 12 -- for now

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- University of Missouri system President Gary Forsee says the school is committed to the Big 12 Conference but willing to listen to other prospective suitors.

Forsee says the Columbia campus' has "obligations to the Big 12 Conference, first and foremost" but noted that conference realignment is a "nine-inning game."

He updated a room full of reporters Friday morning as Missouri curators met behind closed doors for the third time in two days.

The meeting came one day after fellow Big 12 North member Colorado agreed on a move to the Pac-10 and amid widespread reports that Nebraska will announce its move to the Big Ten as early as Friday afternoon.

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