Category: Big East

  • Navy Midshipmen to join Big East for Football in 2015

    Kevin Kelley - January 23, 2012

    Navy MidshipmenThe Navy Midshipmen will join the Big East for football in 2015, CBSSports.com has reported. Navy is expected to officially announce the move on Tuesday.

    This will be Navy’s first ever foray into a football conference. The Midshipmen have competed as an Independent since they began playing football in 1879.

    With the addition of Navy in 2015, the Big East will have 11 football members.

  • Texas Tech President “very hopeful” West Virginia will be in Big 12 in 2012

    Kevin Kelley - January 21, 2012

    Texas Tech President Guy Bailey is “very hopeful” that West Virginia will be in the Big 12 in 2012.

  • Nevada and USF schedule Home-and-home Football Series

    Tim K. - January 17, 2012

    USFNevadaThe Nevada Wolf Pack have scheduled a home-and-home football series with the USF Bulls for 2012 and 2015, Nevada announced this morning.

    Nevada will host USF at Mackay Stadium in Reno on September 8, 2012. The Wolf Pack will then travel to face the Bulls at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on October 3, 2015. The game in 2012 will be the first ever meeting between the schools.

  • Toledo and Cincinnati schedule 2012 & 2014 Home-and-home Football Series

    Kevin Kelley - January 11, 2012

    ToledoCincinnatiThe Toledo Rockets have scheduled a home-and-home football series with the Cincinnati Bearcats for 2012 and 2014, Toledo announced today.

    Toledo will host Cincinnati at the Glass Bowl on October 20, 2012. The Rockets will then travel to face the Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on September 13, 2014.

  • WVU AD: “No question” the Mountaineers will play a Big 12 schedule in 2012

    Kevin Kelley - January 10, 2012

    West VirginiaWest Virginia Athletic Director Oliver Luck says that “there is no question” that the Mountaineers will play a Big 12 football schedule in 2012.

    In a conversation with WVIllustrated.com, Luck had the following to say regarding West Virginia’s imminent move to the Big 12:

    “There is no question that we will be playing a Big 12 schedule in all of our sports for the ’12-’13 academic year,” Luck stated.

  • Report: West Virginia may cancel 2012 game at Florida State

    Kevin Kelley - January 6, 2012

    West VirginiaThe West Virginia Mountaineers are in discussions to cancel their 2012 football game at Florida State, the Tallahassee Democrat has reported.

    West Virginia is currently slated to face the Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Sept. 8, 2012. FSU is scheduled to return the trip to Morgantown on Sept. 14, 2013.

  • 2012 Discover Orange Bowl – Clemson vs. West Virginia

    Kevin Kelley - December 14, 2011

    The 2012 Discover Orange Bowl game features the Clemson Tigers facing the West Virginia Mountaineers.

  • Big East announces addition of five schools for 2013

    Kevin Kelley - December 7, 2011

    The Big East has officially announced that Boise State, Houston, San Diego State, SMU and UCF will join the conference in 2013.

  • Report: Boise State, Houston, SDSU, SMU & UCF to join Big East in 2013

    Kevin Kelley - December 6, 2011

    Big EastBoise State, Houston, San Diego State, SMU and UCF are set to join the Big East Conference in 2013, Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com has reported.

    McMurphy also reported that Navy will join the Big East as soon as the other five schools are official. That would give the conference 11 football members. He also stated that they hope to add Air Force as their 12th school with Temple as a backup plan.

  • Pittsburgh to open 2012 season at home against Youngstown State

    Kevin Kelley - December 5, 2011

    Pittsburgh PanthersThe Pittsburgh Panthers will open the 2012 season at home against the Youngstown State Penguins, YSU announced today.

    Pitt will host Youngstown State at Heinz Field on September 1, 2012. This will be the third meeting between the two schools. The Panthers beat the Penguins 41-0 in 2005 and 38-3 in 2009.