Published on December 14th, 2012 | by chris
Conference Expansion News 12.14.12
WITH SEVEN SCHOOLS EXITING THE BIG EAST, GET READY FOR THE BIG BANG (12.14.12) – As is always the case with mrsec.com articles, just an awesome article that throws out 44 possible teams for conference expansion while speculating on how it all might shake out for each of the major conferences.
Excommunication of the Big East: 7 Catholic Schools Will Split (12.14.12) – Frank The Tank’s take on expansion is as good and thorough as it gets. In this edition, FTT touches on the makings and failings of the league while turning the page to the future of the seven catholic schools — which may or not not include a new conferences with teams to the tune of Dayton, Creighton, VCU, etc.
Big East back on life support, on verge of collapse (12.14.12) – We may see the official end to the Big East within the next 24-48 hours. While some fight to try to keep it together, the power lies in the 7 catholic schools that are reportedly cutting ties with the conference.
Big Ten Survey - Which division ideas do you prefer? (12.13.12) – Another Big Ten survey and this one specifically addresses how to split up the divisions. They propose 3 different solutions for you to choose between in addition to an open-ended comment section. Have an opinion? Well head over and let your voice be heard.
MAAC set to vote in new members: Quinnipiac, Monmouth considered locks, Wagner College an outside chance (12.13.12) – Lower on the totem pole of conference realignment comes the MAAC which is looking bring in up to three teams. And just in case you don’t know, MAAC stands for Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.