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.
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Syracuse and Georgetown, one more heavyweight clash in Madison Square Garden. Notre Dame against Louisville in the latest rematch of their five-overtime epic.
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.
James Southerland hit five 3-pointers in the first half to keep No. 19 Syracuse in the game and Brandon Triche keyed a big second-half run that gave the Orange a 75-63 victory over Seton Hall Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament.
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 DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Get ready for UConn-Notre Dame, Part III. The teams who played a triple-overtime thriller a week ago will meet for the Big East title Tuesday […]
Notre Dame, Connecticut, Syracuse and Louisville are the top four seeds in the Big East women’s tournament which begins Friday.
By JIM O’CONNELL AP Basketball Writer= HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Since the Big East was formed there were always games that stood out on the conference schedule. One of the best of the rivalries was […]
The former media director for Syracuse University’s athletic department pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he secretly videotaped male athletes in the locker room.