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It’s Official: Butler, Creighton, Xavier Joining New Big East

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The Creighton Bluejays celebrate after winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament defeating the Wichita State Shockers 68-65, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 10, 2013.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

The Creighton Bluejays celebrate after winning the Missouri Valley Conference tournament defeating the Wichita State Shockers 68-65, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on March 10, 2013. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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NEW YORK (AP) — Butler, Creighton and Xavier are moving to the new Big East.

They will join the so-called Catholic 7 basketball schools who left to start a new conference and are keeping the Big East name. The league also announced Wednesday its completed broadcasting deal with Fox.

Butler and Xavier are leaving the Atlantic 10. Creighton departs the Missouri Valley Conference.

They join Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, St. John’s, Providence, Seton Hall and DePaul.

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