Missouri AD says he probably would have done things differently

COLUMBIA, Mo. — If he had it to do again, University of Missouri athletics director Mike Alden probably would have refuted speculation over the prospect of Mizzou’s willingness to join the Big Ten Conference rather than allowing the perception that something may be in the works. That’s part of the dynamic that contributed to destabilizing the Big 12 and left MU coaches and fans squirming as the conference stared at oblivion.