Maryland’s president told the school’s board of regents that the Terrapins and fellow Big Ten newcomer Rutgers would play in the Leaders Division, with Illinois switching to the Legends, ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy is reporting.
That makes sense, since Maryland and Rutgers would then be in the same division as Penn State. The two divisions would then be split pretty close along East/West geographical lines, though not exactly. They would look like this:
You’d really have to wonder about competitive balance, especially if Penn State takes a step backward when the NCAA sanctions fully kick in.
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