With the losses suffered by defending national champion Villanova to the NBA draft, the Big East looks a little more interesting this year. The losses are also heavy for conference heavyweights Seton Hall and Xavier, making room for the resurgence of some once proud programs. A Chris Mullin led St. John’s team and a Patrick
No. 1 Xavier def. No. 8 St. John’s, 80-68 First Team All-Big East guard Trevon Bluiett led Xavier with a game-high 27 points. The first half fed more into the momentum of the Red Storm, with less scoring and more grit. Xavier only held a four-point lead at the half. But the second half burst
Oh, March, how the college basketball world has missed you. You are a month that draws fans to the game and even those who aren’t fans to tune in and see what all the buzz is about. However, before the 68 teams that are selected into the ultimate bracket, there is one major tournament that occurs first.
College basketball will be at the peak of its popularity in the next couple of weeks. However, before brackets can be filled out and the madness that comes with it, it all must be put on pause…for right now. We still have to crown conference champions to determine automatic placement in the NCAA tournament. One
The Big East Conference has been the most competitive conference this college basketball season. Every team, possibly excluding DePaul and St. John’s, has a chance of winning the Big East Tournament. Last night, two of those teams, Creighton and Xavier, battled it out. Xavier has been a very consistent team this season and do all
The 2014 Big East Tournament was filled with many surprises and disappointments making it one that we will all remember. The Providence Friars were the 2014 Big East Conference Tournament champions. Their path to the championship became easier with the surprise loss by Villanova to Seton Hall in the second round. Providence went on to