What they are saying: Big East expansion
December, 8, 2011
By Andrea Adelson | ESPN.com
How about a little reaction to the Big East news, from the new league members and the national media:
- Brian Murphy of The Idaho Statesman says Boise State's move is all about business.
- Sam Khan of The Houston Chronicle says Houston raised its profile with its move to the Big East.
- Mike Bianchi of The Orlando Sentinel writes: "Finally, the Big East gives UCF some much-needed good news."
- San Diego State made the move to stabilize its finances and broaden is national appeal.
- Dana O'Neil of ESPN.com writes from the basketball angle, saying the Big East has ignored its roots ... and for what?
- Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com compared the old Big East and the new Big East and said the league is not better off.
- Commissioner John Marinatto touts his new conference.
- Jeff Jacobs of The Hartford Courant writes: Don't believe anybody in this Big East fib.