Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/1/12
Although the Big 12 expansion talk has somewhat died down on the national level in recent months, Texas Tech chancellor Kent Hance is still mentioning potential expansion for the league and he thinks Louisville to the Big 12 makes a lot of sense. In an interview last week, Hance mentioned Louisville more than once when asked about what steps Texas Tech took during the conference shuffle that has happened over the past two years. Here is an excerpt from LubbockOnline.com Hance likes West Virginia being part of the Big 12, but he thinks Louisville makes even more sense — and still might. “So we’re set and so is everyone else in the Big 12 for the next 13 years,” Hance said. “Will there be additions? Maybe. I felt like Louisville would have been a great addition. They have a large TV market in Kentucky and Ohio, Indiana”. “They’re closer than West Virginia. I’m glad we have West Virginia, but I would have preferred Louisville over West Virginia. But I’m glad West Virginia’s in. If we ...
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