he Big East's seven nonfootball-playing members have decided to separate from the league's football-playing members and would like to announce the decision at some point during the next week barring an unexpected change of plans, multiple sources within the
A lower than expected projection of revenue from a new television contract, plus a sense of weariness over the ongoing internal debate between football and basketball interests, have driven the Big East’s 7 Catholic non-football schools to the
Tulane and East Carolina, batter up. The pursuit of money is wrecking the foundation of the sport.
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Tulane University is joining the Big East as a full member in 2014 and East Carolina will be joining as a football-only member.
Excuse Big East commissioner Mike Aresco if he's feeling a bit giddy this week. When the dust settled after weekend play, he still had three undefeated teams ranked in the AP Top 25.
And Notre Dame gets what it wants, when it wants it, and how it wants it.
Struggling to survive, the Big East could face a grim reality in the future.
UCF's move to the Big East could be for not if the rules change.