Reports: Maryland to Join Big Ten

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ESPN is reporting that the University of Maryland's Board of Regents voted unanimously on Monday to accept an invitation to the Big Ten Conference.

A formal announcement is expected at 3 p.m.

Maryland, a charter member of the Atlantic Coast Conference will face a $50 million exit fee. Rutgers, a member of the Big East, is expect to follow Maryland to create a 14-team league in the Big Ten.

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