That’s N&R columnist Ed Hardin’s theory (unposted) as he analyzes the current conference chaos:

And yet there’s one school out there that fits the ACC nicely. It’s a pretty good school with a pretty average football program, a proud history and a basketball pedigree that runs zig-zag from Springfield to Chapel Hill.


That’s right, Kansas. If everything breaks up, and the Big Seven washes away and the Jayhawks are left standing there with no one to throw them a lifeline, guess who their best friends in the world are?

You guess it. Us.

Hardin’s had some whacky theories over the years. But if TCU can join the Big East….