If the most pressing issue for the Big 12 in its new configuration is how to schedule West Virginia road trips, then there isn’t much to be concerned about going forward.
The Big 12 men’s basketball coaches wrapped up their meetings Tuesday in Phoenix with its new members — West Virginia and TCU — replacing the departed Missouri and Texas A&M.
The Big 12 welcomes WVU, which has made five straight NCAA tourney trips under Bob Huggins.
And the consensus was that the league is actually as strong as it’s ever been.
“I never questioned the stability,” Texas coach Rick Barnes said. “The anchors were always the ones that wanted to keep it together — Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas. I know our AD [DeLoss Dodds] never wavered on keeping the league together. We’re very comfortable with where it is right now.”
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