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Monday, November 19, 2012
Woj on expansion: Big Ten secures itself

By Andrea Adelson

ESPN.com national columnist Gene Wojciechowski weighs in with his take on how the Big Ten raided the ACC and Big East. The answer is simple: Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany refused to let his league be geographically outflanked.

Wojciechowski writes:
Surprising? Sure. But anybody who thinks this is a total stunner needs a refresher course in geography. And TV rights economics. And recruiting.

You actually could see this coming. If nothing else, you could see why the Big Ten might order something a la carte off the expansion dinner menu.

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