Dec 7, 2023

Las Vegas, NV (December 7th, 2023) — The BIG EAST Conference and U.S. Integrity today announced a partnership that will provide the Conference with monitoring software and tools that will play a pivotal role in protecting the integrity of competitions and educating student-athletes, coaches, and staff about the sports wagering landscape.

This partnership will see BIG EAST officials provided access to U.S. Integrity’s monitoring software and resources via its proprietary dashboard, which includes regular monitoring reports and sports gambling industry insights based on USI’s extensive analysis of wagering activity. In addition, U.S. Integrity will offer comprehensive educational resources to BIG EAST student-athletes, coaches, staff, and officials.

“Protecting the integrity of our competitions and those who participate in them is of utmost importance to the BIG EAST Conference, particularly as the sports wagering landscape nationally continues to accelerate," said BIG EAST Commissioner Val Ackerman. “We look forward to taking advantage of U.S. Integrity's state-of-the-art services to provide additional protections to our schools through enhanced monitoring and educational programs.”

“With the expansion of sports betting jurisdictions that impact the BIG EAST Conference, it’s important for the BIG EAST and their respective teams to have integrity measures and tools to track, in real time.” says Matthew Holt, USI’s CEO & co-founder. He continued, “We’re excited to work with the exceptional team at the BIG EAST. All our partners are committed to the highest integrity standards, and they are no exception. These types of partnerships help ensure sports betting integrity and strengthen the unique & proprietary anomaly-detection tools we have developed at U.S. Integrity.”

About Big East Conference:

The BIG EAST Conference is an association of 11 nationally prominent colleges and universities that foster healthy athletic competition, community service and the pursuit of excellence in academic environments. The BIG EAST-sponsored athletic programs of our institutions provide national-caliber participation opportunities for more than 3,800 student-athletes on over 200 men’s and women’s teams in 22 sports. Established in 1979 and headquartered in New York City, the BIG EAST’s members are located in eight of the country’s top 38 largest media markets and include Butler University, University of Connecticut, Creighton University, DePaul University, Georgetown University, Marquette University, Providence College, St. John’s University, Seton Hall University, Villanova University and Xavier University. For more information, visit

About U.S. Integrity:

U.S. Integrity is a leading technology-driven sports wagering monitoring company, providing the highest level of protection against betting-related fraud and corruption. U.S. Integrity’s mission is to grow the legal, regulated sports betting market by providing solutions that ensure sports betting integrity in every play, every game, every sport. Supported by investors including Las Vegas Sands, SeventySix Capital and the New York Angels, U.S. Integrity partners with some of the largest professional sports leagues and collegiate conferences in the U.S., as well as licensed sports-betting operators and regulators. U.S. Integrity is based in Las Vegas and New York. For additional information, visit

Media Contacts:

Big East

John Paquette, Sr. Associate Commissioner, Sports Media Relations

U.S. Integrity

Scott Sadin, Chief Operating Officer