Mountain West, Conference USA Expansion Could Both Be Announced This Week

The Mountain West and Conference USA were supposed to merge into the world's most ridiculous athletic consortium (besides FIFA), but now appear set on each swelling to the size of a superconference. That way, when they do eventually pair up, they'll have crossed into hyperconference territory. The future is exciting.

With each set to announce multiple additions, according to reports, it's also noteworthy that they could introduce new guys on the same day. Brett McMurphy cited Friday as a possible announcement date in his report on C-USA's new six pack, and then there's this on the MWC:

That news was expected. Utah State will reportedly join SJSU in the Mountain West, leaving the WAC with just two 2012 members who aren't believed to be heading elsewhere. Sorrow reigns.

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