A Conference-Realignment Hiccup

by Corey Dean Hall

This weekend saw the announcement that Pitt and Syracuse would be leaving the Big East for the ACC. As Lee Corso says, “Not so fast my friend.”

Big East commissioner John Marinatto told Pete Thamel of the New York Times that the conference will hold Pitt and Syracuse to the 27-month period before either school can leave to join the ACC.

Unless the schools can convince the conference to change its stance, they will not be able to begin participating in the ACC until June 2014.

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