Category: Big East

  • 2013 Big East Football Opponents Announced

    Kevin Kelley - January 18, 2013

    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.

  • San Diego State to stay in Mountain West Conference

    Kevin Kelley - January 16, 2013

    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.

  • Report: San Diego State to remain in Mountain West

    Kevin Kelley - January 16, 2013

    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.

  • Boise State Broncos to stay in Mountain West Conference

    Kevin Kelley - December 31, 2012

    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.

  • New Mexico adds Pittsburgh to 2013 Football Schedule

    Kevin Kelley - December 21, 2012

    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.”

  • Houston, Louisiana Tech cancel 2013-14 Football Games

    Kevin Kelley - December 11, 2012

    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.

  • 2013 Big East Home/Away Football Schedules Announced

    Kevin Kelley - December 11, 2012

    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.

  • Penn State and Pitt add two games to Future Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - December 7, 2012

    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.

  • Memphis Tigers announce Future Non-Conference Football Opponents

    Kevin Kelley - November 30, 2012

    Memphis TigersThe Memphis Tigers have announced their future non-conference football opponents, which features a new home-and-home series vs. UCLA.

    Memphis will travel to face UCLA at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles on Sept. 6, 2014. The Bruins will return the game by playing at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Sept. 16, 2017. The 2014 game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

  • San Diego State adds future games vs. California, NMSU and San Jose State

    Kevin Kelley - November 29, 2012

    San Diego StateThe San Diego State Aztecs have added future football games against California, New Mexico State, and San Jose State, the school announced today.

    Agreements with California and New Mexico State call for home-and-home series, while SDSU and San Jose State will play a total of three games.

    San Diego State will travel to face Cal at California Memorial Stadium in Berkley on Sept. 12, 2015. The Aztecs will then host the Golden Bears at Qualcomm Stadium on Sept. 10, 2016.