After months of surprises and patient waiting, Big 12 fans have their plans.
The league announced Monday night that it will reveal its full 2023 schedule at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
The league welcomes four new members next season in BYU, Cincinnati, UCF and Houston, growing from 10 to 14, and the schedule matrix is complicated to add four teams to the 10-team, 9-game round-robin football format. am.
To further complicate matters, two flagship schools, Oklahoma and Texas, are scheduled to join the SEC in 2025.
New commissioner Brett Jormak said in October that the newcomers would play with all members for the first two years, but that would be impossible if OU and Texas left early.
Yeomark also said at the Big 12 Basketball Media Day that the schedule release is expected in late November or early December.
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TCU may have mistakenly posted the Horned Frogs’ 2023 schedule on Monday night.
FBSchedules.com tweeted a screenshot of the TCU schedule from the school’s official athletics website. The schedule was quickly dropped. No other Big 12 school has a full schedule for 2023 yet.
If TCU’s schedule is right, the defending national runner-up will play in Oklahoma on November 24 — the Friday after Thanksgiving.
According to the now-deleted TCU schedule, the Horned Frogs will play in Houston in September and host BYU in October.
Either way, the league will finally become official on Tuesday afternoon.
Brandon Marcello of 247 Sports reported that OU will host UCF on Monday night, citing an unnamed source.