Category Archives: Big East

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    2013 Football Conference Changes Take Effect Today

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    Conference realignment was in full swing last year, and today is the day when those moves became official for the 2013 football season. Read Full Story »

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    BYU, UConn schedule 2014-15 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Rentschler FieldThe BYU Cougars and the UConn Huskies have scheduled a 2014-15 home-and-home football series, SNYUCONN has reported. The two schools have never met in football.

    BYU will open the 2014 season at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. The Cougars will then host the Huskies at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo on October 31, 2015. Read Full Story »

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    SMU cancels 2013 Home Game vs. Baylor

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    SMU-BaylorThe SMU Mustangs have canceled their 2013 home game vs. the Baylor Bears, SMU athletics director Rick Hart announced Wednesday evening.

    SMU was scheduled to host Baylor at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas on Sept. 14, 2013. Instead, the Mustangs will now host the Montana State Bobcats, an FCS team, on Sept. 7.

    “While this is a rivalry that both schools value, we decided it would be best if we did not play this season,” said SMU A.D. Rick Hart. Read Full Story »

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    Report: SMU to add Montana State to 2013 Football Schedule

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    SMU-BaylorThe SMU Mustangs appear to be adding a home game against the Montana State Bobcats in 2013, The Dickinson Press has reported.

    Montana State, which was scheduled to play at North Dakota State on Sept. 7, 2013, is buying out of that game for $100,000. Indications are that they are canceling NDSU to play at SMU on the same date.

    SMU and Montana State have never met in football. The Bobcats are a member of the Big Sky Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision. Read Full Story »

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    Cincinnati, UAB add Alabama A&M to Future Football Schedules

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    Alabama A&MThe Cincinnati Bearcats and the UAB Blazers have each added the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to their future football schedules.

    UAB will host Alabama A&M in 2014, while Cincinnati will host the Bulldogs on Sept. 5, 2015.

    Previously scheduled games for Cincinnati in 2015 at home against Air Force (Sept. 12) and at Miami, FL (Oct. 3) have or are in the process of being cancelled, according to UC athletics. This also includes a game at Air Force on Sept. 2, 2017. Read Full Story »

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    Report: Old Dominion close to finalizing 2-game series with USF

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    Old DominionThe Old Dominion Monarchs are close to finalizing a 2-game, home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls, Harry Minium of The Virginian-Pilot has reported.

    If the series is completed, ODU will host USF in 2014 and then travel to face the Bulls in Tampa in 2016. The two schools have never met in football. Read Full Story »

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    UCF, Penn State schedule 2013 & 2014/15 Home-and-home Football Series

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    Beaver StadiumThe UCF Knights and the Penn State Nittany Lions have scheduled a 2013-14 home-and-home football series, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.

    UCF will travel to face Penn State at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 14, 2013. The Knights will then host the Nittany Lions at Bright House Networks Stadium in Orlando on a date to be announced in 2014. Read Full Story »

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    2013 Big East Football Opponents Announced

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    Big EastThe Big East has set their updated home and away football opponents for the 2013 season, conference commissioner Mike Aresco announced today.

    Due to Boise State and San Diego State opting to remain in the Mountain West Conference, the Big East has scrapped their East-West divisional alignment. They will also be unable to hold a championship game in 2013. Read Full Story »

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    San Diego State to stay in Mountain West Conference

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    MWCThe San Diego State Aztecs will remain in the Mountain West Conference in all sports, the MWC and SDSU jointly announced this evening.

    The Aztecs were set to join the Big East this summer, but decided to remain in the Mountain West Conference. Boise State made the same decision last month.

    “San Diego State University is pleased to be continuing as a full member of the Mountain West Conference,” said SDSU President Dr. Elliot Hirshman. Read Full Story »

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    Report: San Diego State to remain in Mountain West

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    San Diego StateSan Diego State will remain in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East, ESPN has reported.

    The Aztecs could be reinstated as early as today after the presidents of the MWC cast a vote. There needs to be a 75% majority in favor in order for SDSU to remain in the conference.

    If the Aztecs do spurn the Big East, they will be the third team to leave the conference before actually playing a game. Read Full Story »

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    Boise State Broncos to stay in Mountain West Conference

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    Boise StateThe Boise State Broncos will stay in the Mountain West Conference rather than join the Big East Conference, the MWC announced today.

    Boise State will remain a member of the MWC in all sports effective immediately. The Broncos were set to join the Big East on July 1, 2013.

    “Without question, conference affiliation has been an odyssey for Boise State, with all the unexpected turns and changes that term suggests,” stated Boise State University president Robert Kustra. Read Full Story »

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    New Mexico adds Pittsburgh to 2013 Football Schedule

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    New Mexico LobosThe New Mexico Lobos have added the Pittsburgh Panthers to their 2013 football schedule, UNM has announced.

    New Mexico will travel to face Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Sept. 14, 2013. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    “Playing the University of Pittsburgh at Heinz Field in September will be a great experience for our team,” UNM head coach Bob Davie said. “All of us respect the tradition of Pitt football and realize the challenge ahead of us.” Read Full Story »

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    Houston, Louisiana Tech cancel 2013-14 Football Games

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    Houston-Louisiana TechThe Houston Cougars and the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have mutually agreed to cancel their 2013 and 2014 football games, UH assistant athletics director David Bassity confirmed to FBSchedules.com.

    Houston was scheduled to host Louisiana Tech on Sept. 7, 2013 and travel to face the Bulldogs on Sept. 13, 2014.

    The Cougars further confirmed the cancellation today when they announced that their four non-conference opponents in 2013 are BYU, Rice, Southern, and UTSA. Read Full Story »

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    2013 Big East Home/Away Football Schedules Announced

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    Big EastThe Big East has set the home and away football schedules for the 2013 season, conference commissioner Mike Aresco announced today.

    The 2013 season will be the first for the conference with a two division format. Cincinnati, Connecticut, Louisville, Rutgers, UCF, and USF make up the East Division, while Boise State, Houston, Memphis, San Diego State, SMU, and Temple make up the West Division. Read Full Story »

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    Penn State and Pitt add two games to Future Football Series

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    Penn State-PittThe Penn State Nittany Lions and the Pittsburgh Panthers, scheduled to meet in 2016 and 2017, have added two additional games to the series.

    Pitt will host Penn State at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on September 8, 2018 and will then travel to face the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium on September 14, 2019.

    Last year, the two schools announced games at Pittsburgh on Sept. 10, 2016 and at Penn State on Sept. 16, 2017. Read Full Story »