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.
The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football have decided to leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
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.
Coaches in attendance in July.
San Diego St. 82, No. 18 DePaul 74
With the early signing period set to start in less than a week, here's a look at the top uncommitted centers.
Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2010-11 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.
Home-court advantage never looked so good to the San Diego State Aztecs.
Lower-seeded teams should be licking their chops if they wind up opposite one of these 10 power schools in the NCAA tourney.
Bob Gibbons goes in depth on the probable matchups in the 2008 McDonald's All-American Game.
Taking into account performances from senior seasons, Bob Gibbons reworks the Class of 2008 ESPN 150.
Check out the rosters for the 2008 McDonald's All-American Game in Milwaukee.
With the 2008 recruiting season in the books, Antonio Williams ranks ESPN.com's top 10 2009 basketball recruiting classes.
With the late signing period coming to an end, Antonio Williams ranks ESPN.com's top 25 2008 basketball recruiting classes.
Nike has more and more college basketball teams under its spell. Uni Watch has the lowdown on all the college hoops uni changes.