The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
The NCAA leveled the most serious charge it has in its arsenal, lack of institutional control, against the University of Miami for the school’s part in the Nevin Shapiro scandal. The term, institutional control may be foreign to fans, but something schools dread seeing from the NCAA.
When Latavius Murray has played well this season, it has usually meant good things have happened for Central Florida’s football team.
Florida International University will leave the Sun Belt Conference and join Conference USA next year, according to CBSSports.com.
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.
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.
Cam Newton and Reggie Bush have plenty of parallels. Both have held the Heisman Trophy. Both have endured scrutiny, scandal and NCAA investigations. And now both are wishing the Miami Hurricanes well as they face a mess that could tear the program down.
Only one football program has ever received the NCAA’s most severe penalty, known as “the death penalty,” but if the allegations against Miami are proven by the NCAA, “the U” could be facing a similar fate to Southern Methodist University in 1987