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No Word From UConn About Its Pitch To Big 12 Administrators

No Word From UConn About Its Pitch To Big 12 Administrators

UConn had its day before the Big 12 on Thursday, extolling the virtues of the university and its athletic department in hopes of being included in the expansion of the Power Five conference.

President Susan Herbst and athletic director Dave Benedict were among the contingent representing the Huskies in or near Dallas before a Big 12 expansion committee headed by conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby.

At stake could be the future of UConn as a major player in college athletics.

University spokeswoman Stephanie Reitz said Thursday there would be no information forthcoming about the meeting from UConn. The Big 12 has imposed a strict media blackout on itself and those...

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