New York Times article discussing how AAC member UCONN would like to leave that league for greener pastures at http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/14/sport ... tions.html
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Yet another painful reminder of how badly that round of expansion/replacement was botched. Had the Big 12 not been so shortsighted they would have taken TCU, WVU, Cincinnati, and Louisville to replace the departed Nebraska, Colorado, Missouri, & Texas A&M.
UConn would have replaced Maryland in the ACC putting them at 14 members.
The only football member of the the 2005-2012 Big East football conference left stranded would be USF.
USF and either a Sunbelt school or WAC school would have gone to C-USA putting them at 14 members.
Temple and UMass would have both stayed with the MAC putting them at 14 members.
The Sunbelt would still have all of or all but one of: WKU, MTSU, North Texas, FAU, & FIU.
The WAC would probably still sponsor football, albeit with a patchwork of schools from FCS as either full or football only members, dramatically shifting the conference footprint from the West to the Southeast--Idaho, NMSU, UTSA, Texas St, LA Tech, ODU, App St, Charlotte, GA Southern, GA State.