Conference Realignment: The Ultimate Solution
Taking stock of conference realignment after more wacky moves. (Yes, Tulane is really in the Big East.)
Many schools are frantically searching for answers in the conference expansion and realignment derby, but both Indiana and Purdue are safe.
Apologies for the record-long radio silence here. There's no excuse for not getting some content up, but in the extended Rakes family there were a series of moves, final exams, weddings,...
Why 14 teams is the most you need, this is still all about Notre Dame and the SEC will be at 12 teams for at least a few years.
The Big Ten Conference is still in the early stages of weighing whether and where to expand and is "not anywhere near" the point of identifying and approaching prospective new schools, commissioner Jim Delany said Wednesday.
"We have not accelerated anything," Delany said, refuting a Chicago Tribune report late last week that the league had stepped up its timetable.
In terms of Big Ten conference expansion, the ratings of the potential schools may matter more than the size of their media markets.
Why is everyone waiting around for the Big Ten to tip the first expansion domino instead of looking out for themselves?