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  • Ken D. Dec 13, 2:05 p.m.
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    Could/would UConn or Cin become basketball only? They do not garner much revenue from football.... View More

    — Posted by hovis

    That might be the most sensible solution. Those four, plus the five eastern BE basketball schools, plus Xavier would be a formidable eastern basketball conference.

    Just let the BE get out of the football biz entirely.

  • hovis Dec 13, 1:52 p.m.
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    Could/would UConn or Cin become basketball only? They do not garner much revenue from football. If they went basketball only do you think they might join with the departing BE members? This really screws UCONN, Cincinatti, Memphis, and Temple basketball wise.

  • Ken D. Dec 13, 1:15 p.m.
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    If these schools do break away, and it looks like they will, will they still want Marquette and DePaul to be a part of whatever league they join/form?

    I suspect there may still be some negotiating to do to try to preserve the residual tournament earnings for what was arguably the best basketball conference in the NCAA. There's a lot of money on the table - not like football money, but not chump change either.

  • DooksucksV3 Dec 13, 12:02 p.m.
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    http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/college/basketball/big_east_basketball_only_schools_c2PMii2vTg8twF80US3G6H

    The end of an era.

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