With Rutgers on their way to the Big 10 and a few other Big East teams possibly being courted by the ACC, it’s hard to imagine things getting much worse for the Big East. Think again. All of the league’s founding members that participate in both football and basketball are on their way out the door and now a couple of future members are considering staying put in their current league.
Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com is reporting that future Big East members Boise State and San Diego State have recently spoken with the Mountain West about possibly staying put. BYU has also been in talks with the Mountain West. They’re currently independent in football and participate in the West Coast Conference in other sports. BYU has been mentioned as a top target for the Big East in recent months. Here is an excerpt from ESPN.com
Boise State, San Diego State and BYU have had conversations with Mountain West membership about the possibility of returning to the league, sources told ESPN.
The talks origi...