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As expected, SDSU football heading for Big East

As expected, SDSU football heading for Big East

City News Service

The Big East Conference announced Wednesday that five schools -- including San Diego State University -- will join the league in 2013.

SDSU, which will leave the Mountain West Conference, will be joined by Boise State, Central Florida, Houston and Southern Methodist.

The Aztecs and Boise State are joining for football only and will have to find a home for other sports. The three others will be full members.

The Big East is refilling its ranks following the defections of Pittsburgh, Syracuse and West Virginia.

"We're thrilled to join the Big East and and have the opportunity to compete at the highest...

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