Big 12 Series: Wrestling with conference realignment
By Jake Calhoun and Alex Halsted, Daily staff writersTownNews.com
When Texas A&M announced last September it would leave the Big 12 Conference, the wrestling teams did not bat an eye.
The Big 12 has wrestled with less than six teams since 1980 and has operated its conference championship with an exception granted to be able to do so. And since A&M has never had a wrestling team, the news of their impending departure was irrelevant to Big 12 wrestling.