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Auriemma concerned about future of Big East

Updated: June 17, 2003, 1:43 AM ET
Associated Press

With $3 million in ticket sales projected for next year, the popular and powerful Connecticut women's basketball team doesn't rely on the football dollars most of its Big East counterparts need.

Yet coach Geno Auriemma is concerned about the potential expansion of the Atlantic Coast Conference, which would pull Boston College, Miami and Syracuse from the Big East. He believes the move threatens the future of women's athletics in the conference and beyond since so many of those sports depend ...

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