Originally Posted by IslandRed
Well, if you're going to force me to say it... UNC is a public school that views itself as a private school, they're kind of snobs about their academic reputation, they're sensitive to the company they keep, and they think moving to the SEC would be like moving to the projects.
Doesn't matter if you or I agree with it, that's how they think. Football simply doesn't drive the decision-making the way it does at most other schools.
Now if it was their basketball team at risk and they needed the SEC to save it...
Fair enough but where does the Big East fit in with UNC's philosophy?