Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Butler, Creighton, Xavier join new Big East (The Associated Press)

Creighton student Foster Gale, from Hastings, Minn., is joined by other fans in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, March 20, 2013, as they watch a telecast of a news conference from Madison Square Garden in New York, announcing that Butler, Creighton and Xavier are moving to the new Big East. They will join the so-called Catholic 7 basketball schools who left to start a new conference and are keeping the Big East name. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

NEW YORK (AP) -- The reconfigured Big East officially got three new members on Wednesday - Butler, Creighton and Xavier - and will start play next season with its tournament at Madison Square Garden and a lucrative broadcasting contract from Fox.

Source: Yahoo! Sports - NCAA Baseball News

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