Originally posted on Nittany Lions Den  |  Last updated 11/18/12
  While most of were concerned about how Penn State was going to bounce back from the tough loss at Nebraska, the Big 10 conference was playing a high stakes game of its own. There weren’t months of speculation and highly publicized negotiations but it appears that the recent reports of the Big 10 expanding are more than just rumors. The first reports surfaced last week and were basically shot down by most. However, the University of Maryland’s Board of Regents seems poised to vote to make the move Monday morning. What started as Twitter rumors have grown into full reports in the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and ESPN to name a few outlets. Inside MD Sports, which covers the Terps, has a full analysis of the move and concludes that it’s probable. This really is happening and it’s happening quickly.   And surely if Maryland moves to the B1G, another school will have to follow shortly to get the conference to 14 teams. Much of that speculation has fo...
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