The Big East athletic directors voted unanimously yesterday to host the conference Football Championship Game on campus.
The conference hopes to begin staging a championship game in 2013 after Boise State, Houston, Memphis, San Diego State, SMU and UCF join.
The team with the best record in conference play will host the championship game at it’s stadium. Currently, Conference USA and the Pac-12 also use this format. Read Full Story »
When Navy announced they were joining the Big East in 2015, it was evident that they would have to ditch several non-conference games. That process has begun as a four-game football series with UNLV has been canceled.
Navy and UNLV were scheduled to meet in Las Vegas in 2014 (Oct. 11) and 2017 (Oct. 7) and in Annapolis in 2015 (Sept. 5) and 2016 (Sept. 17). The 2014 game would have been the first ever meeting between the two schools. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Rutgers at USF football game has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 13, USF announced today. The game, which was originally planned for Saturday, Sept. 15, will be televised by ESPN at 7:30 p.m. ET.
It will be a short week for both schools as they each will be coming off of non-conference games on Sept. 8. Rutgers plays host to Howard while USF travels to Nevada. Read Full Story »
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish will host the Temple Owls on Sept. 2, 2017, ESPN reported today. The game was initially scheduled for Sept. 26, 2015, but the game was pushed back so that the Fighting Irish could play the UMass Minutemen on that date. Read Full Story »
The Houston Cougars and the Rice Owls announced today that they have extended the Bayou Bucket series through the 2013 season. Read Full Story »
The Ohio Bobcats have scheduled a home-and-home football series against the Kansas Jayhawks (2016-17) and the Cincinnati Bearcats (2018 & 2020), the school announced today.
Ohio will travel to face Kansas at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence on Sept. 10, 2016. The Jayhawks will then make their first ever trip to face the Bobcats at Peden Stadium in Athens on Sept. 16, 2017. Read Full Story »
The 2012 Kentucky at Louisville game has been moved to Sunday, Sept. 2 and will be televised by ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET, both schools announced today.
The game will be played at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium and is the season-opener for both schools. This will be the seventh time that the Kentucky-Louisville game has been played on a Sunday. Read Full Story »
The Cincinnati Bearcats have completed their non-conference schedule for 2013 and 2014 and have two games scheduled for 2015, the school announced on Tuesday.
Cincinnati is currently scheduled to open the 2013 season at home against Purdue (Aug. 31) and later host Northwestern State on a date to be announced. Read Full Story »
The Big East officially announced their 2012 football schedules today. Conference play begins on Thursday, Sept. 6 when Cincinnati hosts Pittsburgh.
For the 2012 season, the Big East welcomes Temple as a new member. The Owls, who have competed in the MAC since 2007, were members of the Big East from 1991 through 2004. Read Full Story »
The USF Bulls have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Florida State, Miami (FL), Nevada, Cincinnati, Louisville and Pittsburgh.
South Florida opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Chattanooga Mocs. The following week, USF travels to face the Nevada Wolf Pack of the MWC. Read Full Story »
The Temple Owls have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Maryland, Penn State, Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh and Rutgers.
The 2012 season will be the first in the Big East for Temple since 2004. The Owls were previously a member of the Big East, but were dismissed from the conference and joined the MAC after two seasons as an Independent. Read Full Story »
The Syracuse Orange have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Minnesota, Northwestern, USC, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and UConn.
Syracuse opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Northwestern Wildcats of the Big Ten. The following week, Syracuse takes on the USC Trojans at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. Read Full Story »
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Army, Cincinnati, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and UConn.
Rutgers opens the 2012 season on Sept. 1 at Tulane followed by their home opener on Sept. 8 against Howard. Other non-conference games include home contests against Kent State (Sept. 15) and Army (Nov. 10) and at Arkansas (Sept. 22). Read Full Story »
The Pittsburgh Panthers have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Cincinnati, Louisville, Rutgers and Syracuse.
Pittsburgh opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Youngstown State Penguins. Other non-conference games include vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 15), vs. Gardner-Webb (Sept. 22), at Buffalo (Oct. 20) and at Notre Dame (Nov. 3). Read Full Story »
The Louisville Cardinals have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Kentucky, North Carolina, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and UConn.
Louisville opens the 2012 season with five straight non-conference games, beginning with in-state rival Kentucky at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium on Sept. 1. The Cardinals then host Missouri State (Sept. 8) and North Carolina (Sept. 15) before hitting the road to play Florida International (Sept. 22) and Southern Miss (Sept. 29). Read Full Story »