Boise State was once on track to play UConn more frequently, but the Broncos backed out of a commitment to join the Big East Conference, opting instead to stay in the Mountain West.
Boise State has backed out on a commitment to join the Big East and will remain a member of the Mountain West.
The Idaho State Board of Education has given Boise State its consent to join the Big East Conference.
A person familiar with the decision says the Big East will invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports.
The Associated Press reports the Big East plans to invite Boise State, Air Force and Navy as football-only members, and Central Florida to compete in all sports.