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  1. Big East wants to add 12th school, keep name

    Big East commissioner Mike Aresco says the conference is looking to add another school, and may sign a TV deal with multiple networks.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2013
  2. Former Big East commissioner says Big East defections were inevit...

    Brett McMurphy

    When Syracuse announced last year it was leaving the Big East for the ACC, former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese said it "ripped out the heart" of the league's seven Catholic basketball schools.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  3. Seven schools decide to leave Big East, pursue new basketball fra...

    The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football have decided to leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  4. Seven schools agree to leave Big East, debating process, source s...

    Brett McMurphy, Andy Katz, Dana O'Neil

    The seven Catholic schools in the Big East have agreed to leave the conference, but Georgetown is not on board with the process of departure, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  5. Atlantic 10 open to adding Big East basketball schools, creating ...

    Andy Katz

    The Atlantic 10 has discussed the possibility of a 21-team basketball league in the event that the changing conference landscape makes high-profile Big East schools available, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  6. Big East's direction concerns conference's Catholic schools, sour...

    Andy Katz and Brett McMurphy

    The seven Big East Catholic, non-FBS schools met with Big East commissioner Mike Aresco on Sunday to express their concerns for the direction of the conference, multiple Big East sources confirmed to ESPN.com on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  7. Temple returns to Big East with rout of Villanova

    Matt Brown ran for 141 yards and a long score, Chris Coyer had a touchdown passing and rushing, and Temple beat Villanova 41-10 on Friday night in its first game since returning to the Big East.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  8. Big East will consider adding 6 football schools

    Andrea Adelson and Andy Katz

    The Big East will consider adding six more football-playing schools to get to 12 in the wake of three departures that have hit the league in the last month, the league said in a statement Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  9. Presidents and chancellors give commissioner OK to expand Big Eas...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  10. East Carolina applies for Big East Conference membership

    East Carolina of Conference USA announced on Wednesday it has applied for membership in the Big East Conference.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  11. Football kills Big East basketball tradition

    Michael Wilbon

    College basketball is essentially slinking around to the side door these days as football programs from Texas to Notre Dame to Syracuse look around with their hands out to make the best deal.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  12. Commissioner John Marinatto says schools committed to Big East

    Big East commissioner John Marinatto says all the members of his conference are committed to staying together.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  13. Sources -- Big East football schools to meet in New York Tuesday ...

    Pat Forde and Andy Katz

    Leaders of the football-playing members of the surviving Big East schools will meet Tuesday night in New York City to discuss the state of the conference, ESPN.com has learned.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  14. Villanova delays vote on Big East football entry

    Villanova University will not take a vote scheduled for this week that would decide if the football program would move to the Big East Conference.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  15. Big East Conference announces plan for football expansion

    Big East Conference presidents agreed in a meeting on Tuesday that it would be in their best interests to increase Big East football membership from eight schools to 10 members, according to a release from the conference.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  16. Villanova Wildcats consider Big East football invitation

    Villanova is studying a proposal to join the Big East Conference in football, the school's athletic director told the Philadelphia Daily News on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2010