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Villanova Cruises Past Rider 88-67, Remains Unbeaten

Freshman Josh Hart came off the bench to score 19 points and No. 8 Villanova stayed perfect with an 88-67 rout of Rider on Saturday.

12/21/2013

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Old Big East To Become ‘American Athletic Conference’

The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.

04/04/2013

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Jay Wright Was Doubting Himself During Nova’s Slow Start

Villanova coach Jay Wright says he was doubting himself during the team’s early season struggles.

03/19/2013

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Marquette Coach Buzz Williams Leads Team Despite Never Playing College Basketball

It’s a rarity at this level, in any sport, for a head coach to have had no playing experience in college. It hasn’t prevented Williams from guiding Marquette to the Sweet 16 the last two seasons and a 60-30 regular season record in the Big East.

03/18/2013

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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.

03/18/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With Predictions

Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.

03/13/2013

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Seton Hall Defeats South Florida In OT In Opening Round Of Big East Tournament

The Seton Hall Pirates (15-17) waited until the final minute of regulation to make it interesting, but the team from South Orange rallied in overtime to a 46-42 victory over the South Florida Bulls (12-19).

03/13/2013

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Notre Dame To Join ACC Next Season

Notre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference starting next season, a year earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East’s football schools and seven Catholic schools that forming their own basketball-focused conference.

03/13/2013

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Big East Completes Breakup

Big East reaches an agreement with 7 basketball members that will allow them to separate and create their own conference.

03/08/2013

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Villanova Aims For 3rd Win Over Top-5 Team

With the Wildcats on the brink of putting themselves in position to secure at least an at-large bid, one major obstacle looms: No. 5. Georgetown.

03/05/2013

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Report: Big East Football Keeps $100m In Split, Basketball Schools Keep Name

Big East football schools will get $100 million in the conference split, basketball schools keep the name.

03/05/2013

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Villanova Falls To Pitt In Overtime, 73-64

Talib Zanna scored nine of his 14 points in overtime and No. 23 Pittsburgh rallied past Villanova 73-64 on Sunday.

03/03/2013

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Villanova Edged By Seton Hall 66-65

Fuquan Edwin scored 18 points, including a 3-pointer with 8.9 seconds left, to give Seton Hall a 66-65 victory over Villanova Monday night.

02/25/2013

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Villanova Knocks Off No. 17 Marquette 60-56

Darrun Hilliard scored 22 points and Ryan Arcidiacono and JayVaughn Pinkston both scored 11 to lead Villanova to a 60-56 victory over No. 17 Marquette on Saturday night.

02/23/2013

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