Expanding not a winning move for every conference

Don't look for the Big Ten or Pac-10 to expand just because the ACC is adding a few teams.

Originally Published: April 18, 2003
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is well-aware of a possible ACC power play. But the Big Ten isn't going to expand just because the ACC might go to 12 teams. He's not waiting to see what the ACC, Big East or any other major conference does in the wake of possible moves by Miami, Syracuse and Boston College to the ACC.

"We don't look at the ACC, SEC or the Big 12 to try and help us understand what is good for ourselves," Delany said.

Delany responded this week to speculation, which has ...

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