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It's official: Tulsa switches to Big East

BY STAFF REPORTS - Tulsa World Modified: April 2, 2013 at 11:08 am •  Published: April 2, 2013

It's official: TU is a member of the Big East Conference.

The announcement came during a press conference Tuesday morning with new TU athletic director Derrick Gragg and TU President Steadman Upham. There has been speculation about the TU-Big East possibility since December.

Since 2005, the Golden Hurricane athletic programs had competed in Conference USA. Now, TU has its fourth conference affiliation in less than 20 years.

TU’s switch to the Big East is expected to result in a substantial revenue spike for the athletic department.

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