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The Big Ten, ACC and Pac-12 announced an alliance on Tuesday that will include “a scheduling component” for both football and men’s and women’s basketball with the intent to “create new inter-conference games, enhance opportunities for student-athletes, and optimize the college athletics experience for both student-athletes and fans across the country.”
“Student-athletes have been and will remain the focal point of the Big Ten, ACC and PAC-12 Conferences” Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said in a statement. “Today, through this alliance, we furthered our commitment to our student-athletes by prioritizing our academics and athletics value systems. We are creating opportunities for student-athletes to have elite competition and are taking the necessary steps to shape and stabilize the future of college athletics.”
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