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AP source: Louisville makes most sense to join SEC

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The college sports as we know might be changing... Here's what I mean:

Yesterday afternoon, it was all but a done-deal that Texas A&M was leaving the Big 12 for the SEC.  That was shot down in the short term today, but that possibility is still alive.

Well, if A&M is to leave for the Southeastern Conference, that would make 13 teams in the SEC -- and they'd almost surely add at least one more program.

That's where the University of Louisville comes in, says an anonymous source to the Associated Press.

The AP reports that the most likely schools to depart their current conferences for the new-look SEC would be West Virginia, Missouri, and yes, Louisville.

In fact, the source claimed Louisville made the most sense of those schools.

Here's why U of L would have to consider it: money.

The SEC in football makes $30-million a year more than the Big East, according to Forbes.com.

I know what you're thinking -- basketball. Well, according to CBS Sports, Big East basketball only made 9-million more dollars than SEC hoops last year.

So, you're talking about a multi-million dollar gain for the Louisville program per year if they did make the move. Something to at least consider.

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