Reports: UConn on verge of rejoining Big East

The University of Connecticut’s basketball programs could rejoin the Big East Conference as early as the 2020-21 season, multiple outlets reported Saturday.The Huskies joined the American Athletic Conference in 2013 after more than three decades in the Big East (1979-2013).Boston-based Digital Sports Desk first reported the news, which was confirmed by the Hartford Courant.The fate of the Huskies’ struggling football program remains unclear, as the Big East has not sponsored the sport since 2012.