Published January 11, 2013
Reps of current and future Big East member schools will meet today in Dallas, where topics on their agenda include "an expansion strategy and a plan for the departure" of the seven Catholic non-FBS schools. Present will be "members left from the old Big East" with eight incoming members (HARTFORD COURANT, 1/11
). San Diego State is expected to attend, making it "likely" that a decision on whether the school moves to the Big East or stays in the Mountain West "won't be made before next week" (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 1/11
ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel writes with the Catholic 7 "breaking off and possibly keeping the Big East name, it's only a matter of time before the league office leaves Providence for a more central, more football-oriented location"