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.
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.
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.
Now that’s what I’m talking about LeBron & D-Wade! The Heat come through in a must-win game in a BIG way. The Marlins take 2-3 from Cleveland and let’s ride on the wheels of conference realignment again!
The wheels of conference realignment may not be finished spinning. Rumors continue to percolate to the top that the Big XII may have its eyes on a very big prize, the Florida State Seminoles.
The Florida State Seminoles football team is readying to do battle against the number one Oklahoma Sooners; but off the field, the school’s administration is preparing for conference Armageddon.
It’s not quite Florida versus Florida State; but the Florida Gators will likely be traveling to College Station once every few years to take on the Texas A&M Aggies.