TCU's board of trustees is meeting Thursday as part of discussions with the Big 12, according to a source close to the negotiations.
Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson isn't sitting idle during the potential seismic shift in college athletics.
Freshman Michelle Plouffe scored eight of her 24 points in overtime, sparking Utah to a 52-47 upset of TCU Saturday in the championship game of the Mountain West Conference tournament.
For TCU, it was time to quit trying to alter the college football landscape.
No. 24 TCU 78, Wyoming 59
No. 24 TCU 105, Utah 96
Emily Carter scored 13 of her 19 points in the second half to help Texas Christian (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) beat UNLV 81-61 on Saturday.
Helena Sverrisdottir had 22 points to lead TCU (No. 22 AP) past San Diego State 80-63 Saturday for its 16th straight home win.
Wyoming 73, No. 22 TCU 67
Starr Crawford scored 15 points and No. 25 TCU defeated Utah 62-41 Saturday for its seventh straight win.
No. 25 TCU 72, Air Force 35
The top tiers in both the Atlantic 10 and Mountain West conferences are full of teams that will compete for their respective league crowns.
San Diego St. 69, TCU 67
Kalee Whipple had 19 points, 10 rebounds and four steals to help No. 16 Utah beat TCU 68-53 Wednesday night and earn at least a share of the Mountain West title with its 19th win in a row.
Justyna Podziemska scored 19 points to lead Wyoming (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) over Texas Christian 62-45 Saturday.
Utah 68, TCU 67