ACC Expansion Holds Key To Future Of Kansas-Missouri Border War?
Conference Realignment: Pac-12 Will Not Expand, Big 12 May Stick Together, UConn Continues To Pursue ACC
Big East commissioner John Marinatto told Pete Thamel of the New York Times that the conference will hold Pitt and Syracuse to the 27-month period before either school can leave to join the ACC. That means, unless the schools can convince the conference to change its stance, the will not be able to begin participating in the ACC until June 2014.
Let's take a look at how the ACC's two newest additions -- Pittsburgh and Syracuse -- impact the conference and Boston College.
According to an ESPN report, the Big East has reached out to the Big 12 schools that could be left behind if the conference were to lose two members (Oklahoma and Oklahoma State) or four (the Oklahoma schools, Texas and Texas Tech), the source said.