If war is what you want, the Big Ten says, war is what you'll get.
July 1 marks Maryland's official move to the Big Ten, while the ACC says goodbye to the Terrapins and welcomes Louisville. More importantly, it means the day when mascots are plastered all over social media doing fun human things for promotional purposes.
And things started off nicely for the ACC. Oh, look! They're gathered on campus at Louisville!
What about this? Another group shot!
But the Big Ten was playing Big Ten style. Keep it on the ground. Run the clock. Finish the drive with a touchdown.
Empire State Building? Done.
Dunking at Madison Square Garden? Easy money.
The David Letterman Show? C'mon.
Yankee Stadium? Get out.
Let's grab a cab. This is done.