POSTED: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 7:28pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 10:44pm
The Big East conference is offically a nation wide conference. The league announced today they will add five team for football effective in 2013. Boise St. and San Diego St. will join from the Mountain West as football only teams while Southern Methodist, Houston, and Central Florida will join from Conference-USA in all sports.
Boise will become a member of the Western Athletic Conference for all other sports while San Diego St. will join the Big West Conference.
The move comes as the Big East looks to replace Pittsburgh and Syracuse who have agreed to join the ACC and West Virginia who has accepted an invitation to join the Big12.