ESPN.com national columnist Gene Wojciechowski weighs in with his take on how the Big Ten raided the ACC and Big East. The answer is simple: Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany refused to let his league be geographically outflanked.
Surprising? Sure. But anybody who thinks this is a total stunner needs a refresher course in geography. And TV rights economics. And recruiting.
You actually could see this coming. If nothing else, you could see why the Big Ten might order something a la carte off the expansion dinner menu.
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