Bearcats to join Big 12

By Tyler Clifton, Staff Writer The University of Cincinnati (UC) accepted an invitation on Friday to join the Big 12 Conference, and 18 of the school’s varsity sports – including football and basketball – will begin competing in the conference no later than 2024. Invitations were also sent and accepted by Brigham Young University, the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the University of Houston.  This decision comes a few months after Texas and Oklahoma announced they would be leaving the Big 12 for the Southeastern Conference by 2025. These four schools are projected to replace the withdrawing Longhorns and … Continue reading Bearcats to join Big 12

Opinion: New SEC moves will impact basketball

UT Austin and Oklahoma accept invites to SEC, changing overall landscape By Joe Clark, Sports News Editor The University of Texas at Austin (Texas) and Oklahoma University both unanimously accepted invites to join the Southeastern Conference (SEC) on July 30. Both schools will likely join the conference after their rights agreement with the Big 12, their current conference, ends in 2025; however, it could happen sooner.  This move was made for football revenue, as most conference realignment moves are, with the exception of UConn joining the Big East and Wichita State joining the American Athletic Conference (AAC) in recent years. … Continue reading Opinion: New SEC moves will impact basketball

Opinion: College football officiating must improve

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ It’s time for some football. This season of college football has been full of surprising upsets and wins including wins from Navy, Arkansas, Oklahoma State and Nebraska, causing plenty of people to speculate whether or not this has anything to do with the officiating throughout these games. This season has been plagued by bad measurements and tough calls to make. This past weekend Michigan State was defeated by Nebraska by one point after a touchdown catch made by a receiver who had run out of bounds. The officials had to replay this over and over … Continue reading Opinion: College football officiating must improve