5 thoughts on “Renaming Big East considered”

  1. Yahoo is reporting that they will not change the name.

    If they reconsider want to make a change, former interim Commissioner Joe Bailey hit on a good option when he said, “The unintended consequences of adding new schools is that all of a sudden the Big East is a national conference,” Bailey said according to Bloomberg.com. “It extends to four time zones in major markets. In one sense, it almost represents the United States in that diversity.”.

    The National Conference, or even the United States Conference would be appropriate. Though, in today’s social media typing shorthand the NC, or the USC, could easily be confused with schools not, (yet) in the former BE.

    Here’s the link: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaaf-dr-saturday/big-east-keep-name-big-east-211404119–ncaaf.html

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