Friday, August 28, 2015

Sun Belt Conference Focusing on Eastern Kentucky, Coastal Carolina for Expansion

According to a report by Dan Wolken of USA Today, the Sun Belt Conference is targeting Eastern Kentucky University and Coastal Carolina as a possible addition to the league.

Here is an excerpt:

The Sun Belt Conference has enough internal support to add a 12th member and has focused its search on current Football Championship Subdivision members Coastal Carolina and Eastern Kentucky, a person with knowledge of the conversations told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the matter is supposed to be private.

A decision on which school to add and formal vote should come within the next few weeks, if not days. The Sun Belt's current plan is to add one of the two, but not both.

"They have enough votes," the person said. "They have already visited the campuses."

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