Category Archives: NCAA

  • Rutgers and Syracuse could play twice in 2012

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    SyracuseRutgersRutgers and Syracuse could play twice in 2012 if West Virginia leaves the Big East prior to the start of the season, sources told The Star-Ledger.

    If West Virginia negotiates a settlement with the Big East that allows them to move to the Big 12 in 2012, each Big East team will need to schedule another non-conference game. Read Full Story »

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  • Texas A&M replaces McNeese State with Louisiana Tech on 2012 Football Schedule

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    Texas A&M AggiesThe Texas A&M Aggies have replaced their season opener against McNeese State with a game against Louisiana Tech in Shreveport, the school announced on Twitter this evening.

    Texas A&M and Louisiana Tech will meet at Independence Stadium in Shreveport on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. The two schools have met ten times in their history and the Aggies have won all ten. Read Full Story »

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  • Memphis Tigers to join Big East in 2013

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    Big EastThe Big East has officially announced the addition of the Memphis Tigers to the conference in all sports. The Tigers will begin competition in the Big East in 2013.

    The addition of Memphis brings the total number of football-playing schools in the Big East to 12. That number will be accomplished by 2015 after Navy joins, following Boise State, Houston, San Diego State, SMU and UCF in 2013. Read Full Story »

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  • Texas A&M adds South Carolina State to 2012 Football Schedule

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    Texas A&M AggiesThe Texas A&M Aggies have added the South Carolina State Bulldogs to their 2012 football schedule, TheTandD.com has reported.

    Texas A&M will host South Carolina State at Kyle Field in College Station on Sept. 22, 2012. The game will be the first ever between the two schools.

    The Aggies, who will play their first season in the SEC in 2012, need one more non-conference game to complete their 2012 football schedule. Read Full Story »

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  • Cincinnati Bearcats to host Delaware State in 2012

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    Cincinnati BearcatsThe Cincinnati Bearcats will host the Delaware State Hornets in 2012, according to DSU’s 2012 football schedule released today.

    The two schools will meet at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati on September 15, 2012. It will be their first ever meeting.

    Delaware State is a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in the FCS. They finished the 2011 season 3-8.

    Cincinnati now has four non-conference games scheduled for 2012: Read Full Story »

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  • Report: Memphis Tigers to join Big East in 2013

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    Memphis TigersThe Memphis Tigers are likely to join the Big East Conference in 2013, CBSSports.com’s Brett McMurphy has reported.

    Memphis would join the Big East in all sports. The Tigers have been a member of Conference USA since 1996.

    The Big East is losing West Virginia to the Big 12, a move that will likely happen this year. Read Full Story »

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  • Miami (OH) RedHawks complete 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    Miami (OH) RedHawksThe Miami (OH) RedHawks have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.

    Miami completed their schedule with the addition of a home game against the Southern Illinois Salukis on Sept. 8, 2012. The game will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    The RedHawks were previously slated to host Missouri in 2012. But since the Tigers moved to the SEC, they had to cancel their matchup. Read Full Story »

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  • Florida State contacts BCS schools to fill West Virginia void on 2012 Schedule

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    Florida State SeminolesThe Florida State Seminoles have contacted several BCS schools to replace West Virginia on their 2012 football schedule, the Orlando Sentinel has reported.

    Last week, West Virginia notified FSU that they were canceling their 2012 game which was scheduled for Sept. 8 in Tallahassee. Read Full Story »

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  • UTSA Roadrunners announce 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    UTSA RoadrunnersThe UTSA Roadrunners have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, the school announced today.

    UTSA opens the 2012 season at South Alabama on Sept. 1. A week later, the Roadrunners host the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions in their home opener at the Alamodome. Read Full Story »

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  • West Virginia cancels 2012 football game at Florida State

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    West VirginiaFlorida StateWest Virginia has canceled their 2012 football game at Florida State, the Seminoles announced today. West Virginia will pay FSU $500,000 for the cancellation.

    The Mountaineers were scheduled to visit Doak Campbell Stadium on Sept. 8, 2012. The two schools are also slated to play Sept. 14, 2013 at West Virginia. No announcement was made about the future of that game, but WVU will also need to cancel one of their non-conference games that season since they have four on the books. Read Full Story »

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  • ACC to play Nine Game Conference Football Schedule

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    ACCThe ACC announced today that they will play a nine game conference football schedule when Pittsburgh and Syracuse join the league. The two schools are currently slated to join the ACC in 2014.

    ACC Commissioner John Swofford also announced today that Syracuse will join the Atlantic Division and Pittsburgh will join the Coastal Division. Current ACC division crossover games will remain intact, while Pittsburgh and Syracuse will become crossover partners. Read Full Story »

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  • New Mexico State Aggies complete 2012 Non-conference Football Schedule

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    New Mexico StateThe New Mexico State Aggies have completed their 2012 non-conference football schedule, according to their official website.

    New Mexico State opens the 2012 season at home on Sept. 1 against the Sacramento State Hornets. The Aggies then hit the road for two weeks with games at Ohio (Sept. 8) and UTEP (Sept. 15). Read Full Story »

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  • Syracuse adds Stony Brook to 2012 Football Schedule

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    Syracuse OrangeThe Syracuse Orange have added the Stony Brook Seawolves to their 2012 football schedule, Stony Brook announced yesterday in their signing day release.

    Syracuse will host Stony Brook at the Carrier Dome on Sept. 15, 2012. It will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.

    Stony Brook is a member of the Big South Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision. Read Full Story »

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  • 2012 Big 12 Football Schedule to be released “in the near future”

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    Big 12The 2012 Big 12 football schedule will be released “in the near future” according to Bob Burda, the Big 12 associate commissioner/communications.

    The schedule, which includes both TCU and West Virginia, was delivered to the Big 12’s television partners today just before the Feb. 1 deadline. In a statement, the Big 12 said: “The Big 12 Conference has provided a ten-team 2012 football schedule to its television partners and expects to release it publicly in the near future.” Read Full Story »

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  • Memphis discussing series with Vanderbilt, has verbals with Kansas & Ole Miss

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    Memphis TigersThe Memphis Tigers are in discussions to play a future football series against the Vanderbilt Commodores, The Commercial Appeal has reported. Memphis also has verbal agreements to play Kansas and Ole Miss.

    Memphis Athletics Director R.C. Johnson said that the Tigers could play Vanderbilt as early as 2013 if one of their currently scheduled non-conference opponents cancels. Those opponents are Arkansas State, Duke, Louisville and Middle Tennessee. Read Full Story »

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