Big East interested in adding Fresno State, UNLV
The Big East is looking at Fresno State and the University of Nevada Las Vegas to fill the void left by departing schools in football, according to a report from CBS Sports. The report also states that the conference has had conversations with Brigham Young University about adding their football program.
However, pending TV deals could hold up any addition of schools for a while. The Mountain West Conference, where UNLV and Fresno State both play, is attempting to sell secondary and third broadcast rights to its games outside of those covered by CBS, the conference’s broadcast partner until 2015.