The Atlantic Coast Conference may have finally put the issue of conference realignment to bed for the foreseeable future in college athletics.
The once powerful Big East Conference is but a shell of its former self after multiple teams have exited the conference, or chosen to stay in another conference. Now, the conference has to ditch a plan to have divisions starting next season.
The death rattle of the Big East Conference got a loud louder New Year’s Eve as ESPN.com is reporting that Boise State University will not join the conference and instead remain a member of the Mountain West Conference.
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The University of Louisville became the latest school to ditch the Big East Conference for the more stable ground of the Atlantic Coast 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.
It’s not BCS chaos, but conference realignment chaos has erupted again in 2012 with the University of Maryland firing the first shot. Monday, Maryland’s Board of Regents approved an eventual move to the Big Ten Conference.
I don’t want to say the Miami Heat are playing in a gear that not many teams can hang with, but yikes. Plus, the Marlins keep on winning in May and FSU keeps denying the assumed interest in the Big XII.
The wheels of conference realignment have been spinning for two years, but the University of Miami is trying to put a stop on any talk it may be kicking the tires on moving to the Big XII Conference.