Tulane, reportedly East Carolina headed to the Big East

The Big East isn't going down without a fight.

CBSSports.com has confirmed that Tulane will be joining the Big East in all sports. An SI.com report also states that East Carolina is joining the league. That would give the league 15 members by the time Navy is scheduled to join the league in 2015. 

Tulane and East Carolina would be leaving Conference USA. 

The Big East has been fighting perceptions that it will dissolve after the Big Ten raided Rutgers last week. 

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Dennis Dodd has covered college football for CBS Sports since it was CBS SportsLine in 1998. He is one of only seven media members to attend all 16 BCS title games and has chronicled conference realignment... Full Bio

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