Big East Conference
Tulane University will become a full member of the Big East Conference and East Carolina will join the league as a football-only member in 2014 in the latest round of conference realignment in college athletics.
When Rutgers University announces its intention of joining the Big Ten Conference Tuesday, the Scarlet Knights’ former conference, the Big East, may see its place in a college athletics placed on life support and its survival may depend on a few schools that aren’t even in the conference.
The Louisville Cardinals are the overwhelming favorite to take the Big East title this year. The Cardinals received 24 of 28 first-place votes at the conference’s media days gathering in Rhode Island.
West Virginia University is officially a member of the Big XII as of July 1 after the school settled a multi-million dollar lawsuit with the school’s former conference, the Big East.
The 2012 Discover Orange Bowl was supposed to be about offense. Unfortunately for Clemson, only West Virginia’s offense showed up and proceeded to slaughter the Tigers, 70-33.
If you like to travel, it might be time to look for a job with the University of Central Florida. UCF was one of five schools that have accepted a bid to join the Big East Conference starting in 2013, according to cbssports.com.
The former conference home of the Miami Hurricanes, the Big East Conference, has voted to extend invitations to a number of schools to join the fledgling conference.
While the Southeastern Conference was accidentally welcoming the Missouri Tigers to the conference; the Big XII Conference plucked another football power from the rapidly collapsing Big East Conference.
The Big East Conference has played host to the University of Miami among others and has a legendary basketball presence. But that may be about to change as the conference re-alignment jumble could put a death nail into the once flourishing conference.
The FIU Panthers finally have that upset of a team from a Bowl Championship Series conference, and they can thank the senior receiver nicknamed Goodbye for playing a key part in a very big victory.