How the Big Ten’s expansion impacts Illinois teams
The Big Ten, is a college athletic conference made of 14 universities mostly located in the midwest, but stretches from the east coast at Rutgers University in New Jersey, and westward to the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
Its Illinois schools are Northwestern University and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where Illinois Public Media is located.
The Big Ten announced recently announced the additions of the University of California Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, both located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, in 2024.
How will this impact everything from recruitment to endorsement deals to mens versus womens sports? We asked a panel of three guests.
Publisher, Extra Points Newsletter
National News Desk Writer, 24/7 Sports/CBS Sports
Played for University of Iowa Men’s Basketball from 2005-2009; Agency Owner, Country Financial; former IL Cong. District 13 candidate
The Big Ten ain’t gonna be so Midwest anymore https://t.co/WmtCFIuTO7— Mariah Guzman (@MariahLGuzman) June 30, 2022