The Pac 12 was technically formed in 1915. Back then, they were called the Pacific Coast Conference. Since then, schools have come and gone. They’ve changed their names a handful of times. Won a bunch of titles in many sports.
Now, they are down to 9 schools with more likely leaving.
I have historically enjoyed the PAC 12. They’ve been fun. UCLA came out of it with an ungodly run of titles back when John Wooden was coaching basketball. Baseball of course has deep history in the conference with USC, Arizona, and Arizona State spending plenty of time in Omaha. As for football, many modern schemes were first birthed on the west coast.
That all might be in the history books fairly soon.
The once mighty conference is hemorrhaging schools and with it their big boy status in the world. No one is quite sure what the next steps will be or if there will be any. Hopefully something positive comes out of all of this.
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