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SBD/January 28, 2013/Colleges
Big 12's Bowlsby Says League Is Exploring Alliances With ACC, Two Other Leagues
Published January 28, 2013
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MORE LEGENDS & LEADERS? In Columbus, Bill Rabinowitz wrote, "It doesn't appear that the Big Ten is necessarily content to stay at 14 members." Ohio State Univ. President E. Gordon Gee said "there has been ongoing discussion" about expansion. Gee "believes there is movement towards three or four super conferences that are made up of 16-20 teams." He said of potential expansion, "There are opportunities to move further south in the (E)ast and possibly a couple of Midwest universities." Gee did not specify any potential targets, but he said they will make sure any new school has "like-minded academic integrity" (DISPATCH.com, 1/25).