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    The way Jake Crouthamel sees it, the Big East is completely at the mercy of the Big Ten.

    The Big Ten won’t decide whether to expand until December. But if it does, and the league targets some combination of Rutgers, Syracuse, Connecticut and Pittsburgh to join a new 16-team super-conference, there won’t be much the Big East can do to stop it.

    “It all depends on what the Big Ten does,” Crouthamel, the former Syracuse athletic director, said in a phone interview. “Everybody’s sitting around on their hands waiting for the Big Ten to move. That’s going to prompt everything else that happens across the country.”

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.