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.
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 NEW YORK (AP) _ JaKarr Sampson had 18 points to lead St. John’s to a 71-65 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the Red Storm’s […]
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 19 points and Kelly Faris added 17 to help No. 3 Connecticut beat St. John’s 71-65 on Saturday.
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.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Shenneika Smith’s 3-pointer from the wing with 8 seconds left lifted St. John’s to a 57-56 win over No. 2 Connecticut on Saturday night, snapping the Huskies’ 99-game home court winning […]
The UConn women are on the verge of another milestone in women’s college basketball. the chance to win their 100th consecutive home game. Tune in to WTIC NewsTalk 1080 at 6:30 Saturday for game action with Bob Joyce and Kara Wolters.
The University of Connecticut Huskies, who won the Big East regular season baseball title, but lost in the conference tournament were chosen as second seed in the Clemson Regional. They’ll face Coastal Carolina in their opening game.
The three New York area Big East schools all had new coaches to start the season, each trying to turn around a program in what is without argument the best conference in the country.