Found November 20, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
Unless you live in some vacuum without sports media, you’ve probably heard that Maryland joined the Big Ten Conference on Monday and Rutgers will soon join too. We’ve heard all about what it means to Maryland, Rutgers and the Big Ten, but what does it exactly mean for the Wisconsin Badgers? The simple answer is that there’s advantages and disadvantages, but let’s delve a little deeper in to the ramifications. 1.) Leaders Division Realignment First off, let’s pray to the football gods that the Big Ten has enough sense to change the ridiculous names of the divisions. Leaders and Legends are nothing alike and it’s been a total joke since last season. Anyways, Maryland and Rutgers will be joining the Leaders division and Illinois will leave for the Legends division. In this regards, the Badgers kind of got the short stick. They’re  geographically located on the western half of the conference, but get stuck with the eastern-heavy portion. In the short-term, Wisconsin will have historic...
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