December 21, 2011
2 Big East Members Have Discussed Starting a Basketball-Only League
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At least two Big East members have had conversations about leaving the conference to start a new league built around traditional basketball powers, several sources told The Chronicle.
The conversations, which are preliminary and may not lead to any departures, have happened within the past month as the league worked to stabilize itself following the announcements this year that Pittsburgh, Syracuse, and West Virginia planned to leave. This month the Big East added five new