Will Yoder
Tuesday February 7th, 2012

Memphis University and the Big East are currently in the final stages of negotiations that would result in the Tigers becoming an all-sports member of the conference in 2013, according to CBS Sports.

Memphis is currently a member of Conference USA. Adding Memphis would give the Big East 17 total basketball teams. The conference has been looking to add schools since Syracuse, Pittsburgh and West Virginia left; so far, it has been reported that Navy will be joining in a football-only capacity and that Boise State, San Diego State, Houston, SMU and UCF will be joining as well.

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