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Uh...seems highly unlikely

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The whole UConn-back-to-the-Big-East thing made sense but this? No sense at all:

According to this site, UCLA donor Casey Wasserman is pushing UCLA to join the ACC which couldn’t really be called that anymore so: the Dual Coast Conference?

This would theoretically take place when the media rights revert to the PAC-12 schools in 2023 but it just seems wildly unlikely. This would make the unpleasant Oregon road trips seem like a next door jaunt.

The same site says that it’s much more likely that the Big 12 and the Pac 12 form a strategic alliance.

With Larry Scott as commissioner though we wouldn’t bet on much of anything. If the PAC-12 implodes though things could get very interesting very quickly.

Update: our pals at pretty thoroughly shoot this down - not that it needs to be shot down because it just doesn't make sense - with a comment from someone close to Wasserman who says the whole thing is absurd.

Which of course it is.

They also note that the state of California still has a travel ban and state entities cannot currently visit six of the 15 ACC teams, which is a pretty great point.

Bottom line: it’s summer and people are saying stupid things. We can’t imagine a situation where the ACC would be cross country.

Now Texas....that’s a different story.

Kidding! Just kidding!

It’s Kentucky the ACC should want.

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