Conference USA completed its league meeting this week. No new invites announced, but future membership expansion is possible long-term.
App would love a slot, of course.
C-USA’s board of directors wrapped up its annual meeting on Monday and agreed to continue its review of further expansion opportunities.
“Obviously, we’d like to be in that consideration,” Charlie Cobb, ASU’s athletics director, said on Wednesday. “We’ll do everything we can to continue that push.”
Meanwhile, the CAA also wrapped up its league pow-wow. Among its actions, raising the exit fee for programs looking to jet.
It’s gone from $250,000 to …/double take … /whistles … $1M.
Translation – any school we add better expect to stick around a looooooong time. And new schools are coming.
Expansion was a primary topic, and he said that much of the research and vetting has been done. He expects announcements to trickle out over the next several weeks, as various schools and their governing boards sign off on invitations.
Yeager said that there is no target number of schools, either for full membership or football only.