‘Big 12 got better today’: Social media reacts to the University of Houston joining the Big 12

HOUSTON, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 07: Houston Cougars mascots Shasta and Sasha during a game against the Prairie View A&M Panthers on September 07, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 07: Houston Cougars mascots Shasta and Sasha during a game against the Prairie View A&M Panthers on September 07, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) (2019 Bob Levey)

The University of Houston made it official on Friday morning by voting to join the Big 12 Conference with play beginning as early as the fall of 2023.

Here is some of the reaction seen on social media, starting from UH themselves:


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Born in Canada but raised in Houston, Howard joined KPRC 2 in 2021 after five years at ESPN. Before that, Howard was a reporter on Houston Rockets and Houston Astros game broadcasts. Among the events that Howard has covered on site: the NBA bubble and the Basketball Hall of Fame inductions for both Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady. He's H-town proud!