PASADENA, CA (WKOW) -- According to an ESPN report from Friday night, the Legends and Leaders divisions are no more. The Big Ten will use geography to determine its new divisions beginning in the 2014 season.
Presidents and chancellors are expected to approve the new divisions and division names for 2014, along with a move to a nine-game conference schedule for 2016, according to ESPN.
The proposed Big Ten West includes the six teams located in the Central time zone -- Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern and Wisconsin -- plus Purdue.
The proposed Big Ten East includes Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Penn State and Rutgers.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact Director of Station Operations Lisa Patrow at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.