Official Announcement Set

The Big East Conference will hold a media press conference on Tuesday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time upon the conclusion of its annual meeting of University Presidents and Directors of Athletics.

The press conference, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York City, is expected to formally announce the addition of multiple members to the Big East Conference.

As of now, the five schools expected to be added are Louisville, Cincinnati, South Florida, DePaul and Marquette. Central Florida is also a possible candidate for football only membership.

The press conference on November 4 will address the meeting and the recent conference realignment issues facing the league. Big East Commissioner Michael Tranghese will speak at the event, along with outgoing Big East presidents chariman Rev. Edmund J. Dobbin of Villanova University incoming charman Mark Nordenberg of the University of Pittsburgh.

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