Non-football leagues in wait-and-see mode
The power-six conferences have the opportunity to profit off the BCS and television contracts related to college football. The other 25 Division I conferences rely on the NCAA tournament's $14.8 billion deal with CBS/Turner and their own individual conference television deals -- some more lucrative than others.
But any attempt by the big boys to consolidate and become four 16-team super conferences has the potential to be a disaster for the rest of Division I men's basketball.
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