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Nets Work Out Ex-Big East Standouts Dwight Hardy, Ben Hansbrough, 4 Others

On Monday, as the Nets hosted their final workout prior to Thursday’s NBA draft, two rivals found themselves battling once again, this time for attention from the handful of scouts and Nets brass watching their every move.


Syracuse Orange fans look on after their team was defeated by the Marquette Golden Eagles during the third of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament: 11 Bids Turning Into Big East Bust

The second week of the NCAA tournament will be sprinkled with the typical blend of favorites and underdogs, the familiar and the obscure, with a notable lack of Big East flavor in that mix.


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Louisville Steps On Gas In 2nd Half, Leaving Notre Dame In Dust

Preston Knowles, despite playing the final 10 minutes of regulation and overtime with four fouls, scored 20 points to lead No. 14 Louisville to an 83-77 victory over No. 4 Notre Dame on Friday night.


Ben Hansbrough #23 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish drives to the basket against Justin Jackson #5 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

No. 4 Fighting Irish Roll Into Big East Semifinals

Fourth-ranked Notre Dame dismantled one of the nation’s best defenses Thursday night in an 89-51 quarterfinal rout of No. 25 Cincinnati in the Big East tournament.



No. 8 Notre Dame Holds On To Beat No. 16 UConn 70-67

Ben Hansbrough scored 21 points despite fouling out with over 8 minutes left and No. 8 Notre Dame held off Kemba Walker and No. 16 Connecticut 70-67 on Saturday.


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Red Storm Stifles No. 9 Notre Dame

Eight days after a 15-point loss at Notre Dame, St. John’s beat the Irish 72-54 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.