Some people at the University of Connecticut are no doubt in the denial stage as the evidence continues to suggest that an invitation into the Big 12 will NOT be coming.  This is a change from early optimistic expectations based on a four school Big 12 expansion.

With only two schools, UConn’s odds of Big 12 being by-passed increase considerably.

If that happens–and nothing is over until it is over in the ever changing world of the Big 12–the rejection slip for the Huskies will be added to those given by the ACC (twice) and the Big Ten.

With that reality check, the Huskies must accept that they will never be a major player in both football  and basketball. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.