No longer will you have to call it the old Big East, the former Big East, the conference formerly known as the Big East, or the yet-to-be-renamed Big East.
TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa officials say they've accepted an invitation to join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference beginning in 2014.
East Carolina will join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East as an all-sports member, instead of just for football as originally planned.
If they're going to rename the Big East, they might as well just call it Conference USA.
The conference formerly known as the Big East announced on Tuesday that it has reached a new deal with CBS Sports to broadcast basketball.