WVU Heads To Big 12 After Cutting Deal With Big East

Law360, San Diego (February 14, 2012, 4:50 PM EST) -- West Virginia University said Tuesday that it had resolved a contract dispute with the Big East Conference spanning West Virginia and Rhode Island state courts, clearing the Mountaineers to move over to the Big 12 in July before the football season kicks off in the fall.

WVU Athletic Director Oliver Luck said the agreement prohibited the parties from discussing the details, but he noted that the settlement amount would come from private sources and independently-generated athletic revenues, not from any state or taxpayer funds, or tuition...
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