Buckley: Tigers to the Big 12 talk heats up. Again. Here’s what to root for.

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 30, 2023 2:08 PM CT | Published: May 30, 2023 4:00 AM CT
Tim Buckley
Daily Memphian

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.

Memphis has been identified as a target of the Big 12, but it has plenty of competition. Several factors would have to fall into place for the Tigers to make a move from the Group of Five to a Power 5 conference.


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