The advantage that the American has over leagues like the Atlantic 10 and the Big East is that this conference has three teams — Louisville, Memphis, and UConn — that all should be ranked in the Top 25 for the majority of the season.
“We’re going to play faster,” Boyle told me this week. “We’re going to be really long and spread people out. We won’t be as good defensively though.”
Steve Lavin is targeting Saint Louis associate head coach Jim Whitesell to fill the vacant position on the St. John’s staff, multiple sources confirmed on Wednesday.
On any given night, any team in the Big Ten has a chance to beat its opponent. You can’t say that about most leagues in college basketball.
Wayne Selden doesn’t enter next season with the cache of fellow freshmen Andrew Wiggins or Joel Embiid, but he’s more than capable of having a big time first year in Lawrence.
Hermann, who previously served as the executive senior associate athletic director at the University of Louisville, acknowledges her sexual orientation at the bottom of her biography on the university’s official website.
The report calls for the university’s board and central administration to take tighter control of the finances and communications of the athletics department at New Jersey’s flagship state university.
With the additions of Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame, the ACC will officially become the old Big East when it comes to the NCAA selection process in 2014.
Creighton will definitely be able to score the ball in the Big East, but can they defend and rebound? That is the million dollar question for the Bluejays next season.
After years of struggling as a whole nationally, the conference is set to have its best overall season in a very long time.
No list of breakout players for next season can omit Colorado’s Xavier Johnson.
It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.
Danny Hurley has done a tremendous job upgrading the Rhode Island roster, and now has a legitimate 10-man rotation.
Stevens’ decision to leave the Bulldogs program couldn’t have come at a worse time.
Ed Cooley’s team is downright physically imposing. Other than Bryce Cotton who stands 6-1, every other player in Providence’s rotation will be 6-4 or taller.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 10.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 9.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 4.
NCAA tournament photos from Day 3.