The Southeastern Conference says it's sticking with its
12-school membership for now.
A statement from University of Florida President Bernie Machen,
the chairman of the league's presidents and chancellors committee,
says the group met Sunday and "reaffirmed our satisfaction with
the present 12 institutional alignment."
Machen says no action was taken regarding Texas A&M or any other
However, Machen didn't close the door on future growth. He says
the group talked about the criteria and process associated with
expanding should the league choose to grow in the future.
The Aggies are reportedly seeking to leave the Big 12. The Texas
A&M System board of regents has a meeting slated for Monday that
includes an agenda item about conference alignment.
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