Louisville, which has three starters back from last season’s Final Four, is the unanimous choice for first place in the Big East coaches’ poll.
Authorities say they’re looking for the man who used a sword to stab another man during a fight at a Syracuse bar.
The websites of the Big East conference and of the Syracuse University athletics department have posted identical news releases announcing that Syracuse and the Big East have agreed on the terms for Syracuse’s departure from the Big East.
The University of Connecticut men moved up to 13th place in the AP college basketball poll Monday, after defeating Notre Dame and West Virginia in their two most recent games.
It’s been dubbed the “Pasqualoni Bowl” by some. Pregame action for the UConn-Syracuse game at Rentschler begins at 10:30 Saturday on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.
Defending national champion Connecticut and Syracuse are the co-favorites to win the Big East regular-season title.
The Big East, which is losing member schools Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the Atlantic Coast Conference, says it is looking to expand.
Coach Jim Boeheim is wistful about Syracuse’s decision to leave the Big East Conference, but says it’s time to move on.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the University of Connecticut is in an enviable position amid the schools involved in major athletic conference shakeups.
Connecticut football coach Paul Pasqualoni says maintaining the school’s rivalry Syracuse should be a “big factor” in UConn’s decision on whether to try and join the Orange in leaving the Big East for the Atlantic Coast Conference.