- Sep 29, 2001
Lot of pundits now are speculating that further B1G expansion is likely after the media contract agreement. Surprises me that there would be more expansion so soon but it sounds like the speculation stems from the media contract being written with options for if/when further expansion takes place. People are thinking the B1G is after more PAC teams to help USC/UCLA play more games nearer to home and in order to beef up the late time slot offerings for NBC. Most frequently mentioned seems an expansion to 20 teams with Oregon, Washington and Stanford. 4th team TBD but likely still after ND, especially now with NBC on board and if Stanford joins.