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.
Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Notre Dame against Louisville in the latest rematch of their five-overtime epic.
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.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
By JIM O’CONNELL AP Basketball Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Georgetown was looking for the win that would extend its winning streak and lead in the Big East Conference. Connecticut was looking for THE win, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Kelly Faris scored 15 points and No. 3 Connecticut survived a round of sloppy-ball Wednesday night, bouncing back from a rare conference-opening loss to beat Georgetown 75-48 in a game that included […]
The Big East –a proud league built on basketball moments like the 1985 Villanova Wildcats stunning conference rival Georgetown in the national championship game –will soon become extinct, even if the name lives on in some unrecognizable form.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
Joe D has the highlights of the loss to Georgetown. Joseph White AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Hollis Thompson regained his shooting touch with 18 points, and No. 14 Georgetown held Connecticut to season lows […]
Three weeks after the Huskies broke an eight-game Hoya winning streak with a 78-70 win at the XL Center, UConn and Georgetown meet again today, this time at Madison Square Garden. UConn advanced in the […]