Originally posted on Pitt Blather  |  Last updated 2/29/12
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Is there any doubt at this point? Rick Pitino spends October through February banging away on how the Big East needs to add Memphis. Now they are coming. His other team to add was Temple. Guess who is on the verge? It appears the board of trustees of Temple is meeting Wednesday via a conference call to decide if it wants to accept a Big East Conference invitation, if offered. Discussions between the Big East and Temple regarding the Owls’ joining the conference, possibly for all sports, are hitting the final stages. Assuming Temple gets an invitation and accepts it, the school has to quickly negotiate exit fees. Hope you understand the key area: Temple is only deciding whether it will accept an invitation to join the Big East — you know if the the Big East makes them an offer. Despite all the rumors and noise last week about Temple joining the Big East, there is still no official offer, invitation, or even known vote by the Big East on the matter. In other words, beating back ...
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