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Big East split

Remaining Big East Teams In Deal With ESPN

The soon-to-be-former Big East made one big component final Tuesday, announcing its broadcasting deal with ESPN.

03/19/2013

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Sources: Xavier Ready To Join Catholic Seven

Sources tell the Associated Press Xavier is ready to join the reconfigured Big East, with an announcement expected out of the new league on Wednesday,

03/19/2013

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Marquette Coach Buzz Williams Leads Team Despite Never Playing College Basketball

It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.

03/18/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Louisville Comes Back From 16-Point Deficit To Repeat As Big East Champions

Louisville became just the fourth school to repeat as Big East champions, beating Syracuse 78-61 on Saturday night in an incredible game that saw the fourth-ranked and second-seeded Cardinals turn a 16-point, second-half deficit into an 18-point lead.

03/17/2013

Michael Carter-Williams, Syracuse (Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Syracuse Over Pitt At Big East Tourney

James Southerland had a second straight great effort from 3-point range and Michael Carter-Williams scored Syracuse’s last seven points as the 19th-ranked Orange held off No. 17 Pittsburgh 62-59 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.

03/14/2013

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Georgetown Moves Into Big East Semifinals

After coughing up a big lead in the middle of the game, Otto Porter Jr. and his Georgetown teammates advanced to the Big East tournament semifinals by pulling away from Cincinnati for a 62-43 victory Thursday.

03/14/2013

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Bearcats Over Friars At Big East Tournament

Cincinnati defeated Providence 61-44 on Wednesday in a Big East tournament game between teams desperate to improve their postseason credentials.

03/13/2013

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Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

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