Former members VMI and East Tennessee State join Mercer as new Southern Conference additions
05-29-2013 09:48 AM
Southern Conference official believe they have secured the league’s future — and hopefully reversed a troubling trend — by adding East Tennessee, Mercer and VMI as new members.
The conference announced Thursday that East Tennessee and Mercer accepted invitations while VMI’s addition must be ratified Friday by the school’s Board of Visitors. “All indications are they will accept our invitation,” conference Commissioner John Iamarino said.
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