become the latest Big East defector, accepting an invitation to join the Big Ten. It's the second addition in as many days for the Big Ten, which will now have 14 members. Maryland announced its decision to leave the ACC for the Big Ten on Monday.
There is no timeline for the move, but it had been reported that Rutgers was hoping to join the Big Ten for the 2014-15 academic year. However, the school would have to work out an early-exit agreement with the Big East, which requires a departure notice of 27 months.