According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Temple is an option on the table in Big East expansion. But it is clear from the information coming out of sources in the conference that the Owls are fairly far down the list. The Big East would apparently rather add the service academies before taking Temple. That is kind of a slap in the face considering how well the first relationship between these two went. After all, who else helped all the other Big East teams make their six-win quota for bowl games each season?