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Saturday Night Slant:
This was inevitable ever since the Catholic 7 broke off from the rest of the Big East and the league began it's death spasms. Today it became official from Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated – Boise State's departure from the Big East is nigh. Before they split ties, however, the Broncos must decide on what to do – wait for invite from the Big XII or Pac-12, rejoin the Mountain West, or re-create the Mountain West?
The former may never happen, at least not any time in the near future. Rejoining the Mountain West would be akin to rejoining the WAC as the league will be much different from the one they left.
My suggestion to Boise - form your own, all-sports conference.
Back in July I wrote about what could happen should one of the Big East's most influential members leave and how it would push the Big East to the brink of collapsing. I mentioned then that Brian Murphy of the Idaho Statesman tweeted that before they joined the Big East that Boise looked into...
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Once again, Boise State is in this gambling city for a bowl game to end yet another successful season. Unlike previous years, though, no one is talking about where the Broncos should really be.
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