TU To Be Part Of A Power Conference? AAC Releases Plan Using Pow - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

TU To Be Part Of A Power Conference? AAC Releases Plan Using Power 6 Narrative

Posted: Updated:
TULSA, Oklahoma -

The American Athletic Conference wants to be considered a power conference and released a strategic plan designed to help it improve its stature.

The plan sets goals for athletics, academics, health and safety, marketing and for bringing in more revenue.

Among the plan's stated goals is to "maintain a Power 6 narrative."

There are currently five power conferences - the SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and Big 12. They generate the most revenue, are guaranteed top football bowl bids and have been granted some autonomy by the NCAA to establish rules.

The AAC is part of next lower tier, known as the Group of Five.

There is no mention of expansion in the AAC's strategic plan. The conference recently added Wichita State, giving it 12 members for both football and basketball.

For the full plan, visit the following link: American Athletic Conference Strategic Plan

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

More Sports

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

  • SportsMore>>

  • OSU To Sell Beer At Athletic Events Starting This Fall

    OSU To Sell Beer At Athletic Events Starting This Fall

    Beer will be sold at up to 22 locations next to existing concession stands throughout Boone Pickens Stadium.

    More >>

    Beer will be sold at up to 22 locations next to existing concession stands throughout Boone Pickens Stadium.

    More >>
  • Russell Westbrook Basketball Camp Begins In Tulsa

    Russell Westbrook Basketball Camp Begins In Tulsa

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook celebrates a dunk against the Utah Jazz during the first half of Game 6 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series. [AP Photo/Rick Bowmer]Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook celebrates a dunk against the Utah Jazz during the first half of Game 6 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series. [AP Photo/Rick Bowmer]

    Russell Westbrook's "Why Not?" Basketball Camp begins in Tulsa Thursday. The camps are happening in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

    More >>

    Russell Westbrook's "Why Not?" Basketball Camp begins in Tulsa Thursday. The camps are happening in both Tulsa and Oklahoma City.

    More >>
  • Green Country Teen Headed To Motocross Championships

    Green Country Teen Headed To Motocross Championships

    At the end of the month, the best Motocross racers in the country will meet for a national title, and one rider is representing Green Country.

    More >>

    At the end of the month, the best Motocross racers in the country will meet for a national title, and one rider is representing Green Country.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.