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UConn To Face Villlanova In Former Big East Reunion

Villanova coach Jay Wright is confident it won’t take the opening 15 minutes for his players to gain respect for their next NCAA tournament opponent.

03/22/2014

Big East Logo (Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Sports Commentary 1-1-14: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

rest in peace “big east conference,” one a titan of the college sports world…now forever remaining as a patchwork conference with a handful of schools…happy jonathon the husky — the dog with the tongue sticking […]

01/01/2014

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Without UConn, Big East Women’s Title Up For Grabs

There’s a feeling of hopefulness among the 10 coaches in the newly configured Big East as conference play gets underway.

12/31/2013

Amber Cox (Barry Gossage/Getty Images)

Big East Names Associate Commissioner For Women’s Basketball

Phoenix Mercury President Amber Cox was hired on Tuesday by the Big East to be its associate commissioner for women’s basketball.

10/29/2013

UConn Baseball, Clearwater, Florida (Joe D'Ambrosio/WTIC Photo)

UConn’s Penders: Baseball Will Rebound From Latest PED Scandal

Big East champion UConn baseball coach Jim Penders says despite the negativity, some good will come from the fallout of the latest PED scandal to envelop major league baseball. Penders says the severity of the […]

08/05/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

Big East split

UConn’s New Conference: American Athletic Conference

The current Big East conference has chosen the name “American Athletic Conference” after the current seasons.

04/03/2013

Genio Auriemma (Elsa/Getty Images Sport)

Auriemma: Women’s Final Four A “Great Swan Song”

Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma says the women’s NCAA Final Four represents “a great swan song” for the “greatest basketball conference that’s ever existed.”

04/03/2013

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East Carolina To Join Big East In All Sports Next Year

East Carolina University, which had been scheduled to join the Big East as a football-only member next year, instead will take part in all sports when it becomes a member of the conference.

03/27/2013

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“Old” Big East Signs Deal With CBS

The Big East conference will have a new name when it plays games on CBS.

03/26/2013

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