Seven years after old Big East broke apart, UConn is back in the conference -- as of July 1. The university reached an agreement to rejoin the league a year ago, but teams had to finish out last season in the American Athletic Conference first and then pay the AAC $17 million to leave. So will this move help UConn athletics get out of debt? Was this a “nostalgia” move? What will it do for recruiting?
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Connecticut Public Radio’s All Things Considered host John Henry Smith spoke with Hartford Courant sports columnist Dom Amore to get some answers.
Hear the interview below: