BTN will have live coverage beginning at 2:30 PM ET of the University of Maryland’s press conference announcing it is joining the Big Ten. Following the press conference, BTN will have analysis from a variety of guests. Dave Revsine will host BTN’s coverage, which can be seen on BTN TV & BTN2Go.
As news develops, we’ll be updating this news section on Big Ten expansion. Also, looking to get up to speed on Maryland? Here are a few links into out BTN Team Report pages:
- Maryland football: Stats | Roster | Schedule
- Maryland’ men’s basketball: Stats | Roster | Schedule
- Maryland women’s basketball: Stats | Roster | Schedule
Maryland will join the Big Ten, effective 2014-15 season. BTN Expansion Special & UMD presser to air on BTN/BTN2Go at 2:30pm ET.—
Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) November 19, 2012
We're live in BTN at 1:30pm central. Going at least 2 hours. Guests, analysis, B10 angle, Maryland angles, and much more—
Mike Hall (@BTNMikeHall) November 19, 2012
An earlier report said the Maryland Board of Regents is meeting today to discuss the joining the Big Ten. If Maryland approves the move and applies for admission, Rutgers is expected to follow suit and leave the Big East. That would leave the Big Ten with 14 schools. Read that AP story now.
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