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Big Ten To Hold Tourney In D.C In 2017

Facing falling demographics in the Midwest, the Big Ten needs new markets.

Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

The Big Ten continues to push east as the conference plans to hold its tournament in DC in 2017.

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What the league doesn't know yet is that as soon as Maryland loses, the school, fans and local media will find reasons why nothing is ever fair for the Terps. Referees will be darkly

Predicted story/chart for the Washington Post: a story (ideally by John Feinstein) bemoaning Maryland's eternal bad luck and/or persecution.

The move closely follows the series announced earlier with the Big East, which was scheduled for similar reasons and primarily exposure in the East.