It's the only significant program in the state, easy to fly in and out of, and it's relatively close to the rest of the B12 membership.
The biggest shortcomings for UNM are that it's in a really small state, and it's not a national brand. The B12 probably doesn't see any bump in the their TV contract by adding UNM, so it's just a further division of the pie.
Long term, given the population growth in the southwest, UNM would be an excellent addition to the B12, but I don't think the B12 is thinking long term. Colorado State could also be another great add. I just don't see reaching across thousands of mile to grab a school like WVU.
Totally. Its the flagship school of the state. It's massive. It gets them closer to the pac-12 physically. Combine them with BYU and you have a massive Western expansion.
I just don't understand adding WVU.
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