As the University of Maryland preps for its first Big Ten football home game—against Ohio State October 4—here’s a statistical look at the changes occasioned by switching to the new conference.
0: Terps Sellouts last year
2: Sellouts expected this year (Ohio State and Michigan State)
70: RV parking spaces added
6.5: Average driving time, in hours, to last year’s ACC away games
(Longest: 12 hours, 16 minutes, to Florida State in Tallahassee)
8: Average driving time, in hours, to this year’s Big 10 away games
(Longest: 12 hours, 26 minutes, to the University of Wisconsin-Madison)
This article appears in the October 2014 issue of Washingtonian.