WATCH: Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren discusses additions of USC, UCLA
USC and UCLA dominated the talking points when Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren took the main stage Tuesday at Big Ten Media Day in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The two Pac-12 blue bloods will exit the league in 2024 to join the Big Ten. Warren touched on what their additions mean, how the league will plan to incorporate the new Los Angeles market into its schedule, and lots more during a press conference that spanned more than 30 minutes.
Warren announced the two schools will enter the league as fully-vested members in 2024, granting them full access to the league’s media rights revenue. That number is expected to be anywhere from $70-$100 million annually per school. Warren also left the door open on future expansion within the league, saying the Big Ten will be “strategic” and look to “add additional value” if it is to continue adding members.
You can see his entire time at the dais below, via WCIA 3 in Illinois.