Athletics News
What They're Saying - TCU Moves to the BIG EAST

"It brings value to the current 16 schools because it brings stability and security," - BIG EAST Commissioner John Marinatto

"We take tremendous pride in having a nationally-prominent athletics program and joining the Big East Conference will allow us to further grow our brand and increase our visibility and exposure."  - TCU Athletics Director Chris Del Conte

"From a women's basketball standpoint it's made our league, which is arguably the toughest league in the country, even tougher." - Connecticut Women's Basketball Coach Geno Auriemma

"Obviously, the Big East just got extremely more competitive. It's great for the conference. I just think we have to continue to work on everything that we're doing in our football program." - Cincinnati Football Coach Butch Jones

"They've illustrated their willingness to invest in their football program to compete at the highest level, and that's certainly something that's factored into our decision." - Rutgers Athletics Director Tim Pernetti


With an Eye on Football, BIG EAST ads TCU - New York Times

Horned Frogs' Jump Can Help UConn - Hartford Courant

TCU, Cincinnati reunite in BIG EAST - Cincinnati Enquirer

TCU will enter BIG EAST in 2012 - Boston Globe

TCU's BIG EAST move a winner - Yahoo! Sports

TCU's choice to join BIG EAST is a no-brainer - Dallas Morning News