Fort Worth, Texas — American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco marked the start of the AAC men’s basketball tournament Thursday by issuing a statement once again opposing what Aresco believes is an unhealthy division between the Power 5 and Group of 5 conferences at the FBS level. “In recent weeks, I’ve seen references to the ‘Powerful Five’ in interviews and public conversations suggesting that the P5 is an almost exclusive focus in college athletics, Aresco wrote in the statement. “This is very misleading, especially in the current environment.” Aresco spoke…Read More
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Send a set of 5 College Football Questions to Chris Vanini’s mailbag
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