"What are we talking about here? We’re talking about money. That’s what they’ve got to figure out. Who’s going to be in the league anyway when it’s all said and done? It’s all this if, if, if, if," Petersen said Monday. "But if the money thing all makes sense — that’s been the big issue with all this stuff — then I think you take the next step." With the Big 12 looking set at 10 and in a different direction, this might be the best step for the time being.