For what it's worth, most big coaching contracts have buyout provisions on both sides.
Not all who wander are lost
As stupid as the Big East has become, I'm excited about some of these schools coming to Nippert next year. Purdue, Boise State, UCF, UCONN, Louisville. Doesn't change the fact that UC needs to get out as quick as it can, but that's not a bad home slate.
"In our sundown perambulations of late, through the outer parts of Brooklyn, we have observed several parties of youngsters playing 'base', a certain game of ball. Let us go forth awhile, and get better air in our lungs. Let us leave our close rooms, the game of ball is glorious"
Code:The road trip distance for each team's four conference games: San Diego State: 8,327 miles Boise State: 7,024 Houston: 6,071 Temple: 5,264 Rutgers: 4,410 UCF: 4,196 Cincinnati: 4,117 UConn: 3,943 Louisville: 3,746 Memphis: 3,650 USF: 3,454 SMU: 3,155
How do we know he's not Mel Torme?
The travel will just be ungodly if they try and stretch from Connecticut to San Diego St and Florida to Boise.
Ultimately, this depends on Maryland's lawsuit. If they're willing to work something out with the ACC to get into the big ten early then realignment will occur in 2013. Given that its in both parties best interest to get this settled I think it will happen.