Metro-Columbus may be the 12th Warrior. For any young Buckeye student, Columbus is big enough to make you want to make it big.
Imagine a Saturday trip to Pittsburgh. I'm sure the lords and dames of Ohio State and Pitt could see the virtues in contriving "weekend travel packages" that include seats at the Steeler game, on NFL Sunday.
Besides, any Nit will tell you: Penn State is more of an ACC team.
coup de grâce: Pittsburgh, itself. It's like C-Bus East. Great town!