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Beyond Basketball, What the UConn Huskies Mean to My Family

Jay Scott | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I feel lucky to count myself among the early believers in Huskies basketball. As I wear my UConn shirt proudly today, I remember when the campus community rallied around our entire family.

Creighton Star Makes College Hoops History

AP | ERIC OLSON | Posted 05.09.2014 | Sports

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Doug McDermott saved his best game for his last one at CenturyLink Center. McDermott scored a career-high 45 points and became t...

Jordan Schultz

The Andrew Wiggins Show Begins | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.08.2013 | Sports

Kansas' rising freshman Andrew Wiggins is among college basketball's all-time most hyped players. But the 18-year-old Canadian is hardly the only fres...

ESPN Loses Popular Hoops Commentator

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Bill Raftery is switching networks to stick with the Big East. The popular college basketball commentator will call the reshaped con...

The Red Heads, Famous Professional Women's Basketball Team, Honored at Big East Tournament

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.14.2013 | Sports
Kate Kelly

During last weekend's Big East Women's Basketball Championship held at the XL Center in Hartford, visitors got an additional bonus: a viewing of materials related to the All American Red Heads(1936-1986), the female equivalent of the all-male Harlem Globetrotters.

Cincy Dominates Providence In Big East Tourney

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.13.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — A fast start and a strong finish gave Cincinnati an important win for its NCAA tournament resume. Sean Kilpatrick scored 17 points t...

Notre Dame Moving Ahead Of Schedule

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 05.12.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame is joining the Atlantic Coast Conference a season earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East's ...

'Kiss Syracuse Goodbye'

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Georgetown coach John Thompson III was noting all the ways – and there were many – in which his team's lopsided, Big East-cl...

Big East Breakup Complete

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Big East made its split official Friday, with seven basketball schools breaking away from the football-playing members in a deal ...

Nova Snaps G-Town's Winning Streak

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA -- Georgetown joined some elite company. Just not in the kind of category the Hoyas wanted. JayVaughn Pinkston scored 20 points to help ...

St. John's Suspends Leading Scorer

AP | Posted 03.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- D'Angelo Harrison, the third-leading scorer in the Big East Conference, was suspended Friday by St. John's for the rest of the season. Re...

Hoops Rivalries Victims Of Realignment

Posted 02.25.2013 | Sports

When it comes to the longstanding rivalry between Syracuse and Georgetown, there's no place like dome. When the Hoyas made their final regular-sea...

Georgetown Downs Syracuse

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 04.25.2013 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Georgetown coach John Thompson III wouldn't bite. He wasn't about to say: "This Carrier Dome rivalry is officially over." He s...

'It Will Never Be The Same'

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 02.22.2013 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Jim Boeheim slowed as he pedaled the stationary bicycle inside the sparkling new Carmelo K. Anthony Basketball Center, his mind raci...

End Of An Era

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 02.14.2013 | Sports

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Since the Big East was formed there were always games that stood out on the conference schedule. One of the best of the rivalries ...

Big East Looking To Add 12th School

AP | PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 03.30.2013 | Sports

CROMWELL, Conn. — The Big East conference is looking to add another school, and may sign a TV package that includes multiple networks, commissio...

Villanova Pulls Off ANOTHER Upset

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 03.28.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Arcidiacono took the inbounds, heaved the ball, and ducked. Hundreds of Villanova students trampled the court like a bull r...

Another No. 1 Falls

AP | By GARY GRAVES | Posted 03.21.2013 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's reign at No. 1 is likely over after one week. The Cardinals' focus now is on reclaiming the top s...

REPORT: 7 Schools To Leave Big East

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

Officials from the seven schools planning to break off from the Big East will hold a conference call Saturday to discuss leaving the league. Big East...

Jordan Schultz

Top 10 College Basketball Surprises | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

It's not even mid-December yet and we have a barrage of early season surprises sweeping the nation of college basketball. National stalwarts like Kent...

Big East Adding 2 Teams

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports

The Big East moved quickly to replace Rutgers and braced for more possible departures, getting Tulane and East Carolina to agree to join the re-invent...


Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

Once upon a time, the major conferences in college sports seemed to make geographic sense. It was simple. The schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference...

Big East Commissioner Resigns

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO & PAT EATON-ROBB | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday after less than three years on the job, admitting he was drained by several...

Louisville Stifles Marquette In Upset Win

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Kyle Kuric scored 20 points, Peyton Siva added 18 and Louisville forced No. 9 Marquette into a season-high 26 turnovers, advancing to...

Cincy Eliminates G-Town In Double Overtime

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK — Cashmere Wright banked in a runner with 7.6 seconds left, and Cincinnati beat No. 13 Georgetown in double overtime 72-70 on Thursday ...