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BIG EAST

The Big East has had a tremendous season. They are likely to receive 7 bids to the tournament far surpassing preseason expectations. Providence won the regular season championship by winning close games over and over again. Villanova had another outstanding season. The surprise team is Marquette, who in Shaka Smart’s 1st season at the helm …

BIG EAST Conference Report Jan 13

The Big East is playing some very compelling basketball. Almost every match up is must watch television. These teams will continue to rack up quality wins and build good NCAA resumes. Conference Best Villanova – The Wildcats are 12-4 with a quad 1 record of 4-4. What’s really impressive is the 5 road wins and …

Crossroads Classic- Dec. 18

Bracket Takeaways Purdue Purdue has a defense that is suffocating for opponents Jaden Ivey is a special player Purdue is a likely 1 or 2 seed for the tournament. Unless something crazy happens the Boilers are in a great position. Indiana Indiana has a defense that will travel. It is outstanding and keeps Indiana in …

BIG EAST Conference report Dec. 16

Early season standings don’t mean much, but things in the Big East definitely do look different than you might think. With Villanova and Butler near the bottom of the rankings some might think it’s a fluke but strong teams like Providence and Seton Hall only have one loss and are on multiple game win streaks. …

BIG EAST Conference report Nov. 29

The Big East has had a great start to the season. There have been several big wins in the conference which will pay huge dividends as the season goes on. Once thought to be a 3 bid league, now looks like a 5/6 bid league going forward. Conference Best Villanova- Despite two losses to quality …

BIG EAST PREVIEW

The Big East conference has some storied teams, however, this year will be a year of rebuilding for most of the league. There are several teams that could vie for the top half of the league. Villanova is clearly the best team and a likely high seed in the tourney. Bids- 4/5 Tourney Bound Villanova …