Category Archives: Big East

Marquette Edges Villanova: Keeps Big East Race Alive

Entering the day Marquette was ranked #10 in the country and earned a 3 seed (12 overall) in the selection committees revealing of the top 16 teams as of now in this years bracket. Villanova on the other hand was ranked #14 in the country and missed out on the top 16 according to the selection committee after being in

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Restructuring the Big East

The non-conference season is basically over and over the past month we have learned a great deal about each team. Teams have shown if they could be legitimate contenders for a national championship, they have shown that they could make a run in the NCAA tournament, that they most likely won’t be a threat, and the few teams who still

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Expanding The NCAA Basketball Tourney… Is It About The Madness Or The Money?

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.  To the American sports fan this time period known as “March Madness” is equal to Christmas, Thanksgiving and The Fourth of July all wrapped up in one. The only exception?  This holiday last for an entire month!  People all over this nation, basketball fan and non-basketball fan, cast their lots in basketball tourney pools at

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Powerhouse Teams Face Off in Maui Invitational, Gonzaga Comes Out on Top

After three days of exciting basketball, the Maui Invitational came to a close with Gonzaga bringing home the trophy. The Zags defeated first ranked Duke, 89-87, to secure the tournament title. The games in Maui kicked off with a thriller, as eighth ranked Auburn narrowly escaped an Xavier team with upset on their minds, winning 88-79 in overtime. Two of

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Wolverines Crush The ‘Cats in The Finn by 27

The Big Ten was served notice last night when the Michigan Wolverines went into Philly and showed the city which cats were the true beasts of the East by dismantling the #8 ranked Villanova Wildcats on their newly renovated home floor by 27 points 73-46. Villanova, playing in their newly renovated 65 million dollar Finneran Pavilion, was totally dominated by

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Big East/Big 12 Challenge

The Big East and Big 12 may be on the verge of starting an ongoing challenge for the 2019-2020 season. Reports coming from Jon Rothstein came out on Monday that has the college basketball world buzzing. Source: The Big East and Big 12 have officially agreed to an annual "challenge" between the two conferences, starting during the 19-20 season. Official

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Villanova’s Dominate Offensive Performance Wins the National Championship

Villanova defeated Michigan,79-62, to win the National Championship. The Wildcats took over offensively by spreading the floor and getting open looks to pull away from Michigan in the second half. After Michigan jumped out to an early 21-14 lead with 11 minutes to go in the first half, Jay Wright and Villanova put on an offensive clinic to tie the

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