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Who’s the Best Guard in the Big East?

The Big East is a guard heavy conference but who is the best of the best?

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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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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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Week Two Takeaways

The college basketball season is off and running. Throughout the first two weeks there have been buzzer beaters, overtime games, shocking blowouts, and some amazing upsets. If one didn’t look at the calendar and see that it is only November 18 it could easily be mistaking for March. Feast week has made its way to the forefront and will stay

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#1 Nova Routes #10 Xavier at Home

Tonight featured two top ten teams facing off in Philadelphia, PA as the #1 Villanova Wildcats defeated #10 Xavier 89-65.  Xavier has now loss back to back games after losing to Providence previously.  Villanova gets its second win in a row after losing to Butler. Phil Booth started off the scoring for the night by hitting a 3 and the

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No. 5 Xavier Slips Past Butler

No. 5 Xavier defeated Butler 86-79 at home Tuesday night.  Butler coming off their big win against then No. 1 Villanova didn’t have the shooting touch they did against the Wildcats as they only went 7-27 from behind the arc.  With the win Xavier has now made it 10 wins in a row after their only loss of the season

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Duke back to the top in NCAAM Review Top 25

Duke (96)   (2) Michigan State (95)   (1) Villanova (92)   (1) Xavier (88) Arizona State (83) West Virginia (79) Virginia (68) Oklahoma (65) UNC (63) Purdue (60) Kansas (59) Wichita State (58) Miami (53) Texas A&M (51) TCU (45) Kentucky (43) Arizona (37) Texas Tech (33) Gonzaga (27) *Voting Tiebreaker* Seton Hall (27) Cincinnati (23) Arkansas (15) Baylor (12) Florida State

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