The Big East, which is losing member schools Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the Atlantic Coast Conference, says it is looking to expand.
TCU says it will have a “major announcement” on Monday evening in what is expected to a move to the Big 12 Conference.
Connecticut’s governor says the University of Connecticut’s athletic future in the ongoing national conference shakeup will take longer to resolve than first expected.
After a shaky start in conference realignment roulette, the basketball-rich Atlantic Coast Conference rebounded and became the first power conference to reach 14 teams.
Coach Jim Boeheim is wistful about Syracuse’s decision to leave the Big East Conference, but says it’s time to move on.
Three people with knowledge of the meeting say the presidents and athletic directors from the Big East football schools will meet Tuesday night in New York City to discuss the league’s future.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the University of Connecticut is in an enviable position amid the schools involved in major athletic conference shakeups.
The day after the Atlantic Coast Conference voted to admit Big East members Syracuse and Pittsburgh, UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun was asked about the shakeup.
Connecticut football coach Paul Pasqualoni says maintaining the school’s rivalry Syracuse should be a “big factor” in UConn’s decision on whether to try and join the Orange in leaving the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has extended its northern reach, adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse. Now the question becomes, will the league stop there — or keep growing to 16? And published reports indicate Connecticut and Rutgers could be under consideration.