Moore, a 5’9” point guard from Winona Lake, Ind., is playing as well as anyone in the American Athletic Conference right now. He leads his team with 14.1 points and 4.7 assists per game.
The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
A University spokesman said the potential for a four-year ban on playing football was floated during discussions between Penn State President Rodney Erickson and NCAA officials.
Majerus’ current six-year contract is due to expire following what’s become a highly anticipated 2012-13 season.
While the Aggies are looking to improve their standing, the Mustangs are ready to prove that they belong in a BCS conference.
If Texas A&M leaves the Big 12, the move could create a shake-up across college sports.