Problems still loom for Big East 

December, 12, 2011
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John MarinattoAP Photo/Joe GiblinFive new teams don't solve the problems Big East commissioner John Marinatto still faces.
The good news for lovers of the Big East? Last week's announcement that the conference is adding five new football schools -- the Boise State Broncos, San Diego State Aztecs, SMU Mustangs, Houston Cougars and UCF Knights -- is the first sign in quite a while that the league is willing to be aggressive in its fight for football survival.