link: UConn still must climb big mountain to make NCAA case This article has turned me into a proponent for a move back to the Big East if we can get it. I know this will hurt FB scheduling and possibly FB SOS, but we need to protect the elite status of the Men's basketball program or we will be out in the cold forever. The article makes the case that we are already (almost) statistically ineligible for an at large bid even after the win vs. Syracuse, essentially because our upcoming schedule will not move the needle. I assume this would not be the case in the Big East. Sorry I know this has been hashed and rehashed. I am not a proponent of shutting down football but what good would eventually winning the AAC in football do if we do not maintain elite status in Men's hoops?