Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookRoosevelt Jones gives Butler a different dimension -- and it's a dimension that allowed the Bulldogs to upset top-ranked Indiana.
Big East Picks CBS VP Mike Aresco As CommissionerThe Big East has found its man. The conference, now in rebuilding mode, has hired CBS executive vice president Mike Aresco to be its commissioner.
John Marinatto Steps Down As Big East Commissioner; Was He Forced Out?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 'Open' To Talk Pitt, 'Cuse Leaving EarlyBig 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.
Parise: Big East Makes Memphis OfficialMemphis 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....
Big East To Invite Boise St, 5 OthersA 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.
Rutgers Could Soon Be Last Original Member Of Big East FootballThe Big East is in danger of losing another school before replacing the three that already have bailed on the league.
Big East Exit Fee Up If Expansion Plan ExecutedThe 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.
Big East Leaders Slated To Vote Monday Conference leaders are slated to vote Monday on raising that fee, which will clear the way to invite six new members.
Source: Big East To Invite Boise State, Navy, Air Force & UCFBig East conference will double its exit fee to $10 million dollars, then invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force as football-only members
Big East 'Disappointed' With TCU To Big 12; Schools OK ExpansionTCU, we hardly knew ye. So what's next for the struggling Big East?
Big East CEOs OK Commish To Pursue Expansion 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.