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The Big 12 Conference has hit the ground running under new commissioner Brett Yorkman. With the future of the league looking brighter than ever, fans were met with possibly the most bizarre news fathomable.
According to Chris Vannini of The Athletic, the Big 12 is working towards a deal to feature both basketball and football games in Mexico.
The Big 12 is nearing a deal to play football and men’s basketball games in Mexico beginning as soon as 2024, a source confirmed to The Athletic.
The agreement, not yet complete, would last for multiple years.
— The Athletic (@TheAthletic) May 2, 2023
Per Vannini, the deal has not been entirely worked out yet, and several details are to be determined. There has been no indication as to which teams will be involved in the deal, but one could assume that all teams in the league will have their turn visiting Mexico.
The basketball matchups will be played in Mexico City while the football side of things will play out in Monterrey.
Set to potentially become effective in 2024, the deal with be worth multiple years.
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