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Villanova Threepeats as Big East Tournament Champs

New York, New York. Madison Square Garden. Basketball’s most famous arena. The Big East Finals between the Villanova Wildcats and Seton Hall Pirates. Villanova is searching for their fourth Big East tournament title in the last five years and their third straight while Seton Hall looks to get back on top of the Big East for their first tournament title

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Technicals and Ejections Highlight Wild Semifinal: Seton Hall Finishes Off Marquette

In a chippy heated game that saw three ejections, eight technicals and, multiple flagrant fouls, Marquette and Seton Hall fought it out to the end in what brought back memories of the old Big East. It’s their third meeting of the season with both teams winning their matchup at home. Marquette came out of the gates quickly with Markus Howard

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Paschall Shatters Xavier’s Tournament Hopes: Villanova Advances to Big East Final

Xavier and Villanova meet in the first semifinal of the Big East tournament in what looks to be a must-win game for the Musketeers. Xavier and Villanova split their previous meeting in the regular season and the rubber match of the two dominate Big East programs will decide who plays for the Big East Championship. In the first meeting, Villanova

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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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Previewing the NIT Tip-Off

Today marks the start of the NIT Tip-Off featuring four high quality programs all looking for big signature wins to boost their resumes to propel themselves through the season. All four teams enter the field a combined 12-1, three teams have been ranked this season and two are currently ranked in the AP top five. New York City will take

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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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