Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
Rutgers University is suing the Big East Conference, trying to avoid paying a $10 million exit fee.
The Big East has dropped its lawsuit against TCU and will receive the $5 million it was seeking from the school after it bailed out on a commitment to join the conference.
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.
Big East leaders held a conference call Friday to discuss expansion and the expected loss of TCU, but no decisions were made on which schools to invite to the troubled league, two people who took part in the call told The Associated Press.
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst says a decision by TCU to forego entry into the Big East would not change UConn’s position as it jockeys for position in the evolving college landscape.
UConn Athletic Communications – October 12, 2011 – Herbst Statement UConn President Susan Herbst “Conference realignment continues to be a very fluid situation as we have seen developments and new rumors nearly every day. It […]
Big 12 leaders have agreed to invite TCU to join the fractured league as early as the 2012 football season. TCU had been set to join the Big East next year.
By STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ TCU is moving to the Big East Conference, where the Horned Frogs would be BCS busters no more. TCU’s board of trustees unanimously approved […]