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Michael Tranghese

Big East commissioner John Marinatto (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Report: Reeling Big East, Big 12 Officials Talk Merger

With Syracuse and Pitt bolting for the ACC, and more defections from Rutgers and UConn possibly in the works, the Big East has to do something.

WFAN–09/20/2011

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Former Commissioner Mike Tranghese On WFAN: Big East In Survival Mode

Former Big East commissioner Michael Tranghese said the league was in “survival mode” after losing Syracuse and Pitt to the ACC, the second time in six years the ACC has poached teams from the Big East.

WFAN–09/19/2011