With the Boise State Broncos and San Diego State Aztecs deciding not to come to the Big East in 2013 for football, the conference had to realign the schedule for the UConn Huskies and other members of the conference.
Here's the release from UConn:
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut football team will play an eight-game league schedule and host seven games overall at Rentschler Field in the latest release sent out by the BIG EAST, revising the conference’s home and away schedule breakdown. The schedule was originally established in December before the league’s membership went from 12 to 10 teams for 2013.
UConn will play home BIG EAST Conference games against Louisville, Memphis, Rutgers and USF. The Huskies’ non-league home games will be Maryland (Sept. 14), Michigan (Sept. 21) and Towson State (Aug. 29). The exact dates for BIG EAST games will be announced in early 2013.
Memphis was added to Connecticut’s home schedule to replace the departure of San...