The Atlantic Coast Conference voted Friday to add Stanford, California and SMU to the league next year, providing a landing spot for two more schools from the disintegrating Pac-12 and creating a fourth super conference in major college sports.
A desire to be closer to his ailing mother in Gaithersburg contributed to Nendah Tarke’s decision to decommit from Nicholls State and return to the state where he hopes to bolster a Towson roster seeking its third consecutive 20-win campaign.
Dealing a crushing combination to the Pac-12 on Friday, the Big Ten announced Oregon and Washington would be joining next August, and the Big 12 completed its raid of the beleaguered conference by adding Arizona, Arizona State and Utah.
The Brunson League, Baltimore’s summer Pro-Am basketball circuit, has attracted large crowds and top players for a decade while serving as an annual community reunion. “This atmosphere is like no other,” said Quinn Cook, a two-time NBA champion.