Could Big East football return to Massachusetts?
The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football -- DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John's and Villanova -- made it official today.
Basically, UConn and Cincinnati really, really, REALLY don't want to be in the same conference as Houston, SMU, Tulane, Navy and ECU.
With the Big East teetering on the brink of extinction, the likelihood that both Notre Dame and Louisville join the ACC in time for the 2013-14 season has increased.
According to an ESPN report, the group of Catholic schools in the Big East -- Villanova, Georgetown, St. John's, Marquette, Seton Hall, Providence and DePaul -- are close to splitting away from the football members.
Boston College finished the 2011-12 fiscal year ranked 6th in revenues, 10th in profit, last in men's basketball and 10th in football in the ACC.