Roosevelt Jones gives Butler a different dimension — and it’s a dimension that allowed the Bulldogs to upset top-ranked Indiana.
The Big East has found its man. The conference, now in rebuilding mode, has hired CBS executive vice president Mike Aresco to be its commissioner.
The Big East will soon be saying goodbye to Syracuse, Pittsburgh and West Virginia. And now they’ll be without John Marinatto as commissioner.
Big East Commissioner John Marinatto says his league “might be open to a discussion” about allowing Syracuse and Pittsburgh to join the Atlantic Coast Conference for the 2013 football season.
Memphis is officially joining the Big East in 2013. That’s been the obvious buzz in college athletics today. Here were some tidbits from Big East Commissioner John Marinatto’s conference call with the media….
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 Big East is in danger of losing another school before replacing the three that already have bailed on the league.
The Big East’s presidents unanimously voted Monday night to increase the league’s withdrawal fee from $5 million to $10 million when an expansion plan is executed.
Conference leaders are slated to vote Monday on raising that fee, which will clear the way to invite six new members.
Big East conference will double its exit fee to $10 million dollars, then invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force as football-only members
TCU, we hardly knew ye. So what’s next for the struggling Big East?
The presidents and chancellors of the 14 remaining Big East members and TCU have authorized Commissioner John Marinatto to “aggressively pursue discussions” with certain schools interested in joining the league.
It’s time for Big East schools to “talk about the future.” The presidents of the member schools will meet this weekend, UConn President Susan Herbst said Wednesday.
The Big East is still regrouping after Syracuse and Pittsburgh bolted for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Are service academies the answer?
It appears the Big East stands a good chance to survive — for now.
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