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.
Jasmine Thomas matched her career-high with 29 points, and second-seeded Duke beat No. 11 seed San Diego State 66-58 on Saturday to reach the Memphis regional final.
San Diego St.-Duke Preview
Jene Morris scored 27 points and Quenese Davis added 19, sending No. 11 San Diego State to another big upset, this time a 64-55 win over No. 3 West Virginia on Tuesday night in the second round of the Memphis Regional.
Jene Morris scored 32 points and No. 11 seed San Diego State stunned sixth-seeded Texas 74-63 on the Longhorns' home court Sunday night in the first round of the Memphis Regional.
Who's the 8-9 favorite? Who's hot and who's not? We break down several key categories before games tip off in the Memphis Regional.