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The group of Kansas City business leaders who tried unsuccessfully to keep Missouri from leaving the Big 12 Conference for the SEC included former University of Missouri president Gary Forsee.

Newscast for March 19, 2012

Mar 19, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A former UM system president may have expressed his desire to keep Missouri in the Big 12.
  • Missouri's weekend GOP caucuses marred by infighting.
  • An injured bald eagle rescued from Lake of the Ozarks golf resort.
Karen Mitchell / KBIA Sports Extra

The Big 12 conference announced its agreement with MU on its website Tuesday afternoon. Here is the text of the article posted on the conference's website:

Ryan Famuliner / KBIA

More than a month after the move was made official, University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton spent an hour with reporters this afternoon to ‘de-brief’ the move to the Southeastern Conference from the Big 12.

Karen Mitchell

The University of Missouri has announced it will join the Southeast Conference next July.

Karen Mitchell / University of Missouri

Follow this link to KBIA Sports Extra's special online coverage of the University of Missouri's move to the Southeastern Conference.

This week: a discussion on the possible academic impact of athletic conference realignment. Plus, MU signs an agreement with a University in India to work with nanomedicine and nanotechnology.