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The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletic conference that competes in NCAA Division I in all sports except football, which is not sponsored.

Its nucleus is composed of the “Catholic Seven” members of the original Big East Conference: DePaul University, Georgetown University, Marquette University, Providence College, Seton Hall University, St. John’s University, and Villanova University. Butler University, Creighton University, and Xavier University also joined the conference on its July 1, 2013 launch date.

Butler Bulldogs Primary Logo 2015 - Present

Butler Bulldogs

Established: 1919
NCAA Championships: 0

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Connecticut Huskies Primary Logo 2013 - Present

Connecticut Huskies

Established: 1903
NCAA Championships: 22

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Creighton Blue Jays Primary Logo 2013 - Present

Creighton Bluejays

Established: 1900
NCAA Championships: 0

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DePaul Blue Demons Primary Logo 1999 - Present

DePaul Blue Demons

Established: 1923
NCAA Championships: 0

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Georgetown Hoyas Primary Logo 1996 - Present

Georgetown Hoyas

Established: 1874
NCAA Championships: 2

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Marquette Golden Eagles Primary Logo 2005 - Present

Marquette Golden Eagles

Established: 1916
NCAA Championships: 1

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Providence Friars Primary Logo 2000 - Present

Providence Friars

Established: 1921
NCAA Championships: 0

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Seton Hall Pirates Primary Logo 2009 - Present

Seton Hall Pirates

Established: 1903
NCAA Championships: 0

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St. John's Red Storm Primary Logo 2007 - Present

St. John’s Red Storm

Established: 1907
NCAA Championships: 1

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Villanova Wildcats Primary Logo 2004 - Present

Villanova Wildcats

Established: 1894
NCAA Championships: 3

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Xavier Musketeers Primary Logo 1995 - Present

Xavier Musketeers

Established: 1925
NCAA Championships: 0

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