When it comes to trying to get into a Power Five conference, no school wants to look as if it is doing nothing and no school wants to look as if it is begging.
So as they set their course for potential conference realignment, a number of college presidents have become scholarly ducks in the murky waters of billion-dollar athletics. They try to look as serene and distinguished as possible, while paddling like hell under the surface to get into the Big 12.
Having endured all the conflicting opinions of UConn's failure to get into the ACC in 2012, nobody knows this any better than UConn's Susan Herbst.
The University of Cincinnati finally responded to a public information...