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Ryan Kelly (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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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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

A general view as the St. John's Red Storm play against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their first-round game of the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Not So Big East — Once-Great Conference Will Soon Be A Carcass

Soon the Big East will be a carcass, an empty vessel inside which will grow the weeds of recollections, snapshots and video tape. Some things evolve, other devolve.

02/28/2013

Mason Plumlee (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Butler, UNC And 5 Questions Heading Into Busy Night In College Hoops

College basketball’s elite rivalry will bring out the best in North Carolina for the first 20 minutes, but we can’t see Roy Williams’ team staying close with the Blue Devils for an entire game.

02/13/2013

John Gage #40 of the Stanford Cardinal attempts a jumper over the hands of Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into Busy Wednesday Night In College Hoops

Tom Crean simply won’t allow his team to get caught looking ahead to their showdown with No. 1 Michigan on Saturday at Assembly Hall, but that doesn’t mean that Indiana will be able to play the way they want to against Purdue.

01/30/2013

Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange goes to the basket against the Louisville Cardinals. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Syracuse can beat anyone without James Southerland. How do I know that? Because the Orange won at Louisville without Southerland on Saturday.

01/21/2013

Mark Turgeon (credit: Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Turgeon, Maryland Ready To Climb ACC Ladder

The first ever college basketball game at the Barclays Center was supposed to be a coronation for the defending national champions. The problem was, no one told Maryland.

01/08/2013

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Seven Schools Splitting From The Big East To Form Basketball-Only Conference

Seven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.

12/15/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From The Jimmy V Classic

A year ago, Markel Starks was a standstill shooter. Now? He’s a legitimate point guard.

12/05/2012

Louisville Cardinals logo (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Collegiate Athletics As We Once Knew It Is Officially Over

On Wednesday, Louisville became the sixth former Big East school to join the ACC. This comes a week after Rutgers and Maryland, a charter member of the original ACC, left to join the Big Ten. Chaos? Absolutely.

11/29/2012

Jim Larranaga (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Larranaga, Miami Have Big Opportunity Against Michigan State

The Hurricanes couldn’t really be a contender at the top of the league, could they? We’ll have a pretty good idea if that’s possible after Wednesday night when Miami hosts Michigan State as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

11/28/2012

Gary Nova (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rutgers Focused On Big East Title, Not Big 10 Move

It’s a benchmark Rutgers was on the verge of reaching a year ago, only to lose to Connecticut in the regular season finale. The memory still stings.

11/23/2012

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Will UConn Be Next To Bolt From Struggling Big East?

The latest round of conference musical chairs has left Connecticut once again looking for a seat.

11/21/2012

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Rutgers Announces Jump From Big East To Big Ten

Maryland set the stage; Act II played out Tuesday afternoon, when Rutgers announced its move to join the Terps in the Big Ten.

11/20/2012

High Point Solution Stadium (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Bye-Bye Big East? Rutgers Expected To Follow Maryland, Bolt For Big Ten

Maryland is set to announce it is joining the Big Ten. And it could mean a Rutgers defection from the Big East.

11/19/2012

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