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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Big 12 preparing to accept West Virginia

By David Ubben

The Big 12 has informed West Virginia it will be accepted into the conference once there is formal approval, which could come as soon as Tuesday, a source within the conference told ESPN's Joe Schad.

West Virginia will be accepted into the conference as a replacement for Missouri, which the conference believes is departing for the SEC. The only thing holding up Missouri's departure is legal concerns, the source said.

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