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BY Andrew Morrison • June 27, 2019 • 11:00 p.M.

In this year’s April Fool’s edition of The Daily Campus, the front page story declared UConn’s long-awaited return to the Big East conference. Then, it was a joke. Now, it’s a reality.

On Thursday at Madison Square Garden, UConn formally accepted an invitation from the Big East, leaving the American Athletic Conference after a tumultuous six years.