San Diego State reportedly cancels Big East move to rejoin Mountain West

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Mountain West Conference presidents have approved San Diego State's request to rejoin the conference according to

SDSU announced it would join the Big East as a football-only member in December 2011, with a July 1 start date, and play other sports in the Big West. The Aztecs will now play all sports as a Mountain West member.

SDSU's decision follows Boise State's Dec. 31 announcement that it would not join the Big East as a football-only member. A term of SDSU's Big East contract provided the Aztecs with the option to leave -- without paying an exit fee -- if Boise State did not join.

MWC commissioner Craig Thompson told ESPN that league presidents were required to vote by a 3/4 majority to approve San Diego State's return.