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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 15: Peyton Siva #3 of the Louisville Cardinals drives for a shot attempt against Pat Connaughton #24 and Jerian Grant #22 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the semifinals of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Louisville To Face ‘Cuse In Final Modern Day Big East Final

By JIM O’CONNELL AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Russ Smith scored 20 points and Peyton Siva added 12 to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 69-57 victory over No. 24 Notre Dame on […]

03/16/2013

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Big East Enters Final Days

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer The Big East tournament is about to begin, and it’s one of Carmelo Anthony’s favorite times of year. This is the time of year when he is helping his […]

03/12/2013

San Diego State (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

SDSU To Big East: Thanks, But No Thanks

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) _ San Diego State is staying in the Mountain West and backing out on the Big East _ just as Boise State did last month. University President Elliot Hirshman said Tuesday […]

01/16/2013

Junior Cadougan of the Marquette Golden Eagles reacts during a game.  (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Marquette Beats Connecticut 82-76 In Overtime

Junior Cadougan scored 18 points — including a buzzer-beating, tying 3-pointer at the end of regulation — to lead Marquette to a 82-76 overtime win over Connecticut Tuesday night in the Big East Conference opener for both teams.

01/01/2013

NCAA Football - Motor City Bowl - Memphis vs Akron - December 26, 2005

Memphis to BIG EAST

(AP)  At long last, Memphis is part of the Big East.  The Big East says the Tigers officially accepted an invitation to be part of the conference’s next incarnation in 2013. Memphis is the seventh […]

02/08/2012

HOUSTON - DECEMBER 03:  Quarterback Austin Davis (C), Dominique Sullivan (L) and Lamar Holmes #72 celebrate after defeating the Houston Cougars at Robertson Stadium on December 3, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Herbst Thrilled By Big East’s Westward Expansion

University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst says the school is thrilled with the westward expansion of the Big East and is not in discussions about joining another conference.

12/07/2011

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