Villanova Holds Off Marquette, 94-85 In OT Ryan Arcidiacono coolly guided No. 4 Villanova to a 94-85 overtime victory over Marquette on Saturday.
No. 6 Villanova Romps Past DePaul, 88-62 The Wildcats made a whopping 19 of 26 shots in the second half as they continue to steamroll through the revamped conference.
Villanova Romps Over Providence 91-61JayVaughn Pinkston scored 19 points to lead Villanova in a 91-61 romp over Providence on Sunday night.
Villanova Cruises Past Rider 88-67, Remains UnbeatenFreshman 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.
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.
Jay Wright Was Doubting Himself During Nova's Slow StartVillanova coach Jay Wright says he was doubting himself during the team's early season struggles.
Marquette Coach Buzz Williams Leads Team Despite Never Playing College BasketballIt’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.
Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe 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.
Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast BluesYesterday 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.
Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With PredictionsJim 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.
Seton Hall Defeats South Florida In OT In Opening Round Of Big East TournamentThe 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).
Notre Dame To Join ACC Next SeasonNotre 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.
Big East Completes BreakupBig East reaches an agreement with 7 basketball members that will allow them to separate and create their own conference.
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.
Report: Big East Football Keeps $100m In Split, Basketball Schools Keep NameBig East football schools will get $100 million in the conference split, basketball schools keep the name.