Sometimes when things are moving a bit too quickly in life, it helps to pump the brakes for a second, survey the situation and recollect our thoughts. That logic can be applied to the never-ending game of musical chairs between college basketball conferences as well.
While many of the conference-switches are fueled by mighty football, basketball will forever be altered. Traditional rivalries will be no more, strange contests between seemingly random schools will populate conference schedules, and teams like Cincinnati and Connecticut will be longing for the good old days of 2012.
Continuing the theme of slowing down to analyze a situation, read on to see a summary and breakdown of the biggest conference changes that will be in place for college hoops by 2014.