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Big 12 Continues to Crumble

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It’s do or die for the Big 12 Conference.

Nebraska, off to the Big Ten on Friday, has followed Colorado out the door. Now everyone’s looking for the exits before the Big 12 blows up.

Most likely to leave next — Texas, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State, who multiple reports say have already decided to join Colorado in the Pacific-10 Conference. Texas A&M is also reported to have an offer from the Pac-10.

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