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President Herbst's Letter To Big 12: UConn Has 'Strong Interest' In Joining

President Herbst's Letter To Big 12: UConn Has 'Strong Interest' In Joining

In case anyone still had a doubt about UConn's athletic intentions, a letter from school President Susan Herbst to Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby confirms the state university very much wants to be part of the Power Five conference.

"I am expressing our strong interest in membership in the Big 12 Conference," Herbst wrote in a letter to Bowlsby dated July 25 and marked confidential.

"I look forward to meeting with you and other Big 12 officials to fully discuss our athletic and academic success. We are prepared to learn more about your criteria for evaluating potential members and to answer any questions pertaining to our commitment and ability to join the...

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