SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 is pushing up negotiations for its subsequent media rights agreements within the wake of the choice by UCLA and USC to depart for the Huge Ten.
The Pac-12 introduced that its board of administrators licensed negotiations after a gathering Tuesday morning.
The convention’s present media rights deal expires in 2024, however the Pac-12 accelerated the timeline for negotiations for the subsequent one with two of its marquee applications headed out the door.
UCLA and USC introduced Thursday that they’re leaving the convention for the Huge Ten in 2024, knocking the Pac-12 out of the nation’s second-largest media market.
The Pac-12 already had the bottom distribution quantity amongst Energy 5 faculties, paying its member establishments $19.eight million in 2021, and shedding the 2 Southern California faculties would seemingly drop that quantity.