Tuesday, March 5, 2013

AP Source: Big East football keeps $100m in split (Yahoo! Sports)

FILE - This Aug. 30, 2012 file photo shows Big East commissioner Mike Aresco answering questions from the media before an NCAA college football game between Connecticut and Massachusetts at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. Aresco is working with the officials from the conference's seven nonfootball members to keep the rebuilding league from splitting apart. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Aresco and officials from those seven Catholic schools held a conference call Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 to discuss the future of the league. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

NEW YORK (AP) -- Big East football schools will get almost all of a $110 million pot in a deal that will allow seven departing basketball schools to keep the name Big East and start playing in their own conference next season, a person familiar with the negotiations says.

Via: Yahoo! Sports - NCAA Men's Hoops News

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