The UTEP Miners might be getting a new rival(s) in the near future. UTSA has decided it want to be a player in college athletics.
They started playing D-I football (FCS) in 2011, and were on the fast track to join the WAC. That move was scheduled for July 1st, 2012...
Tonight's edition of 'On The Sidelines' is another show first. Andy is off to the UTEP vs. Tulsa mens game so... Chad is solo for the first time.
Show topics include: Blenda Rodriguez of the Harlem Globetrotters in studio, Memphis to the Big East, I dislike Rick Pitino and everyone should listen to PGA Tour Radio...
"...SMU is Big East-bound, and it can crow to its heart's content that it has a program to match TCU's. You can read all about it on page 12 of the Dallas Morning-News sports section, right above the ads for topless bars..."
After months of “will they or won’t they” closed door negotiations, the Big East announced Wednesday that Boise State, Houston, Southern Methodist, San Diego State and Central Florida will be joining the conference in 2013.
With the conference now stretching coast to coast, Big East Commissioner John Marinatto said the Big East will be the “first truly national college football conference.”
Conference USA and the Mountain West had a great idea -- get together and form a nationwide football-only super-conference that was sure to get an automatic BCS bid for its champion and good TV money.
Only problem was, they talked to the Big East about it.
After announcing last week that they would be joining the Big 12, West Virginia officials on Monday filed a lawsuit seeking to leave the Big East next summer. Current Big East bylaws require that member schools give 27 months notice before leaving the conference.
It is official, C-USA and the Mountain West Conferences have agreed to create a 22 team football only league which will begin play next season. This move was inevitable considering all of the teams that have left their respective conferences the past couple of seasons in college football.
The next major move in conference realignment is happening on the East Coast, as Atlantic Coast Conference officials voted Sunday morning to approve adding Pittsburgh and Syracuse, two long-time members of the Big East Conference, as the 13th and 14th members of the ACC