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UConn To Face Villlanova In Former Big East Reunion

Villanova coach Jay Wright is confident it won’t take the opening 15 minutes for his players to gain respect for their next NCAA tournament opponent.


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Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.


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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.


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Wildcats Rebound Their Way To Defeat Of Huskies

Villanova grabbed 20 offensive rebounds in beating Connecticut 70-61 on the road Saturday.


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Huskies Tame Wildcats

By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Stefanie Dolson scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead No. 3 Connecticut over Villanova 76-43 on Tuesday night. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 19 points for […]


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Shifting Landscape Of College Athletics Leaves Big East Future Uncertain

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.


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UConn 61 Villanova 59

UConn’s Kemba Walker drove through the lane for a 10-foot floater with 2.5 seconds, giving UConn a a 61-59 victory over Villanova.


Big East Wants to Add Villanova Football

By DAN GELSTON,  AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Villanova says the Big East has informed the school it wants to add its football program to the conference. The Wildcats compete in the Big East […]