Future Big 10 Expansion Candidates: Rutgers, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame

Big Ten Conference

The Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) met recently to discuss conference expansion.A statement was issued by the Big Ten office today. It was a rather dry statement; and it didn’t say a whole lot, so let’s quickly get through it and move on to the fun stuff.

In response to a number of recent media inquiries received by several Big Ten Presidents and Chancellors regarding the likelihood of further expansion by the Big Ten, the COP/C would like to reiterate that it will not be actively engaged in conference expansion at this time, or at any time in the foreseeable future, barring a significant shift in the current intercollegiate athletic landscape.

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What does Nebraska Basketball Bring to Big Ten? Not Much.

Nebraska basketball

Nebraska is officially a member of the Big Ten… or whatever it will end up being called after all the dust has settled.  While the move makes sense both financially and to improve the quality of football in the conference, the switch does absolutely nothing for college basketball.

By: David Kay
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