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Butler reported to join Big East next season

ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Andy Katz and Dana O’Neil have reported Butler will join the “Catholic 7” segment of the Big East next season. The Butler Collegian reported in December that the Big East would be splitting and Butler was considering joining the Catholic 7, despite being in its first season in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

OVERTIME: Conference change would help Butler

Butler to the Big East. Pause for a moment. Let that sink in. The Big East. The conference that rules over all others in college basketball. Until recently, the Big East boasted the likes of Villanova, Syracuse, Georgetown, Pittsburgh, Marquette and defending national champion Connecticut. Just last week, Syracuse and Pittsburgh jumped ship for the