AP Source: Big East to announce Memphis new member

TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer Published:

A person familiar with the decision says the Big East will announce on Wednesday that Memphis is joining the conference

The Tigers will join the league for the 2013-14 season and compete in all sports, becoming the fourth Conference USA team joining the Big East along with Houston, Central Florida and SMU.

Athletic director R.C. Johnson told The Associated Press that Memphis is holding a conference call followed by a news conference Wednesday to discuss the university's athletic affiliation.