ESPN.com is reporting that the seven Catholic schools leaving the Big East will take the conference’s name with them.
Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey says the Fighting Irish will stay in the Big East for the 2013-14 season before leaving for the Atlantic Coast Conference.
ig East commissioner Mike Aresco says the conference is looking to add another school, and may sign a TV deal with multiple networks.
UConn Center Stefanie Dolson has been named the Big East Player of the Week.
The former media director for Syracuse University’s athletic department pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he secretly videotaped male athletes in the locker room.
Boise State has backed out on a commitment to join the Big East and will remain a member of the Mountain West.
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst is addressing conference realignment, urging fans to “hang tough.”
Freshman Omar Calhoun scored a season-high 22 points and Ryan Boatright had 21 to lead Connecticut to an 84-50 victory over winless Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night at the XL Center.
The Big East –a proud league built on basketball moments like the 1985 Villanova Wildcats stunning conference rival Georgetown in the national championship game –will soon become extinct, even if the name lives on in some unrecognizable form.
Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco is working with the officials from the conference’s seven nonfootball members to keep the rebuilding league from splitting apart.