So what becomes of the Atlantic 10?
CINCINNATI -- Xavier's president, the Rev. Michael Graham, led the Atlantic 10's effort to add Butler and VCU.
And if it was up to him, he would seek to add the seven Catholic schools leaving the Big East.
"It's always been important for us to be at the highest level,'' Graham told ESPN.com earlier this week in Cincinnati. "For us, it's essential that we make the A-10 the strongest conference we can. That won't change.''
The seven schools leaving the Big East -- Marquette, Villanova, ...
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