College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said Ohio State benefited from playing in a conference championship.
The Mountaineers boast a solid defense heading into their fourth year in the conference.
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby content with conference’s 10-team lineup; league passes contact measure.
"It will continue to be a topic about which we spend at least a little time at every meeting talking about it,” Bob Bowlsby said.
The Mountaineers finished 7-6 last season.
After Oklahoma’s president pushed for it, Shane Lyons said he’s open to expansion, but the conference is “in a great spot.”
“It’s a great thing for college football as a whole,” said West Virginia’s Shane Lyons.