Big East Basketball Primed For Stronger Showing in 2014-15


Once the premier basketball conference in the country, the Big East‘s inaugural season after reconstruction was anything but extraordinary. Now, the conference needs to have a bounce-back season or risk continuing its progressive drift into the sea of irrelevance. Just […]

Creighton Makes Butler Look Like High School Team in Win

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It was evident this game was going to be a blowout when Butler‘s total halftime score was matched by a single Creighton player. That’s right, Butler’s 24 points during the first half were equaled by Creighton’s — guess who – Doug […]

Marquette Easily Most Disappointing Team in Big East

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Unanimously voted as the Big East champions by the coaches in the preseason poll, Marquette has not only failed to reach its high expectations but has also fallen out of tournament consideration. The Golden Eagles (10-7, 2-2 in Big East […]

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera Will Lead Georgetown to Final Four

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Scoring points is as easy for D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera as twerking is for Miley Cyrus. You won’t see him on stage scaring everybody, but he does strike fear into the heart of his opponents the second he steps on the court. […]

Big East Not Represented Well in AP Top 25 Poll

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While Villanova jumped into the top-10 for the second time of the season, Creighton and Xavier were left out of the AP Top 25 Poll released on Monday. The Villanova Wildcats (13-1, 3-0 in Big East) moved up three spots to […]

Villanova Establishes Dominance Against Providence

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A heavy thunderstorm surrounded the Pavilion when No. 11 Villanova hosted Providence, and the Wildcats replicated the weather by raining threes on their conference opponents en route to a 91-61 victory. The Wildcats (13-1, 2-0 in Big East) went 14-of-26 […]

Butler Still Looking for First Conference Win

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Had a fadeaway three-pointer from Kellen Dunham fallen with five seconds left in overtime, the Butler Bulldogs may have picked up their first win as a member of the Big East Conference. With an evenly-matched Xavier next on the schedule, Dunham may have a second chance […]

Georgetown Set To Face Challenge In Young, Talented St. John’s

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One of Saturday’s most intriguing matchups features the experienced, fundamental players from Georgetown taking on the young, raw talent from St. John’s. The Georgetown Hoyas (9-3, 1-0 in Big East Conference play) are riding a two-game winning streak while the […]

Ryan Arcidiacono Is Key To Villanova Wildcats’ Success

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Ryan Arcidiacono‘s numbers are down from last year in almost every major category, and that’s exactly why the Villanova Wildcats have enjoyed their best start to the season since 2010. Behind every championship team is a “game manager,” a player […]