WAC delays expansionJune 29, 2010, 12:44 PM HST · Updated June 29, 12:44 PM 0 Comments
The Western Athlectic Conference announced today that it will delay expansion of its membership until July 1, 2012. The smaller eight-team league is the result of a decision by Boise State to leave the conference for the Mountain West. The WAC will continue the 2011-2012 season with eight teams cosnisting of: Fresno State, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana Tech, Nevada, New Mexico State, San Jose State and Utah State.
WAC commissioner Karl Benson said in a press release that the remaining teams are well positioned for the future. The WAC Board will coniser various member options before making decisions affecting the 2012-13 season.
Since its inception in 1962, Benson said the WAC has operated as an 8, 9 and 10 team league.