Big East Considered Adding 4 Big 12 Teams

NEWPORT, R.I. – The Big East explored the possibility of adding four Big 12 teams had the Big 12 disbanded in June, a Big East source told

The Big East would have targeted Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa State and Missouri, swelling its ranks to 12 football teams and 20 basketball programs, the source said.

“For the 24 hours where it looked like they were leaving [the Big 12], then this idea had legs,” the source said Tuesday at Big East football media day.

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