Multiple sources have told Yahoo! Sports the conference will play football next season and that talks of a split involving the basketball schools voting to disband the conference or leave entirely will not impact football for next year.
"There is no truth to the rumor. The Big East plans to play football with 12 members in 2013," one source said.
Another highly placed source in the conference confirmed that nothing is currently being discussed in terms of dissolving the league that would change the plans for a 2013 football season. The conference fully expects to have a football schedule.
No one, however, seems willing to know for certain what will happen beyond that time frame.Read More »from Big East will play football in 2013, sources say