Jun 17, 2010 7:59 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The University of Utah has accepted an invitation to become the 12th member of the newly expanded Pac-10 conference.
University president Michael Young says in a release that the Utes are pleased to accept the invitation and join Colorado as the Pac-10's newest members. With the additions, the conference will have 12 members.
Young says it will be a tremendous jump for Utah both academically and athletically.
Utah has been a member of the Mountain West Conference since it formed in 1999.
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