By now you know the routine.
The Big 12 expansion talks have been about as off an on as my high school relationships. In the mix are your typical names: BYU, Houston, Cincinnati, UConn, UCF, USF, Memphis, Boise State, and sometimes even Colorado State. (You know, for that one Friday night a month where you take Girl X to a spot that no one you know will see you.)
It’s time to throw another name in the ring. Or, at least, this one is feeling a little left out and wants to join the party.
ECU athletic director Jeff Compher issued a statement on Thursday afternoon regarding the Big 12 expansion craze, which has lit the Twitter world on fire over the last 24 hours. Here’s what he had to say:
“Bold” might be the appropriate term to describe that message. But what’s life without risk-taking, right? Welcome to the conversation, Pirate Nation. Hopefully you can stay longer than a drive-in movie with the windows up and no A/C.