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NCAA Conference Realignment: Big East Confirms West Virginia To Big 12

For the last week we've heard a lot of speculation and a ton of "sources say" about West Virginia leaving for the Big 12, but we got a pretty good report this morning, and now, confirmation that is as official as it gets.

Big East confirms West Virginia is joining the Big 12.
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And with that, West Virginia is officially out the door. What the Conference does now to replace them or possibly extend further remains to be seen, but this is not a good day for the Conference.

As for West Virginia, they have been thrown a life preserver from the Big East, and even though the Big 12 isn't the most stable situation, it sure is a lot better than the Big East.

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