Mixed feelings on scheduling arrangement
The Big East couldn't afford to lose Boise State and San Diego State in football for 2013, so it didn't hesitate to help out their men's basketball programs with marquee nonconference opponents.
When the two schools agreed to become football-only members, there was a promise made about four guaranteed nonconference games in hoops in their first four years as members.
It was never publicly announced, but two of those games will come against new all-sport members Memphis and Temple, ...
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