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Pac-10 Announces That Colorado Has Accepted Invitation To Join Conference

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The Pacific-10 conference has officially announced that the University of Colorado will join the fold.

Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott:

“This is an historic moment for the Conference, as the Pac-10 is poised for tremendous growth. The University of Colorado is a great fit for the Conference both academically and athletically and we are incredibly excited to welcome Colorado to the Pac-10.”

CU-Boulder Chancellor Phillip P. DiStefano:

“On behalf of The University of Colorado students, faculty, alumni and fans, we are proud to accept this invitation from the Pac-10 and join the most prestigious academic and athletic conference in the nation.”

University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson:

“The University of Colorado is a perfect match — academically and athletically — with the Pac-10. Our achievements and aspirations match those of the universities in the conference and we look forward to a productive relationship.”