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NEW YORK — The Big East plans to invite Boise State, Air Force and Navy as football-only members, and Central Florida to compete in all sports, after it doubles the exit fee for current members to $10 million, a conference official told The Associated Press.
Big East officials were meeting with UCF representatives Friday, as the conference closed in on extending formal invitations for expansion, a source told ESPN’s Joe Schad. A conference call of Big East presidents and chancellors was scheduled for later Friday, the source said.
Expansion is likely within seven to 10 days, and a vote on increasing the league’s exit fees also is expected in the next 48 to 72 hours, the source said. READ MORE….