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The Big East Is Thinking About Adding a Team From Idaho

BOISE, ID - OCTOBER 01:  Kellen Moore #11 of the Boise State Broncos pulls back for a pass against the Nevada Wolf Pack at Bronco Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Boise, Idaho.  (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

The Big East is still trying to figure out exactly how it'll respond to the losses of Syracuse and Pittsburgh, but the conference is reportedly considering adding Boise State as a football-only member. Not that the Big East cares much about geography anymore — it already has schools in Chicago and Milwaukee, after all — but at some point, they're going to have to change the name of the conference, right? Navy and (Colorado-based) Air Force are also being considered as football-only members. And those of us far more interested in Big East hoops than Big East football should know that the conference is also considering Temple, Central Florida, and East Carolina as members in all sports. There's more, too: If Louisville winds up in the Big 12, then the conference could also invite SMU and Houston. [ESPN, NYP]

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