Big East basketball

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)

NYC’s 6 Best Bars To Watch The Big East Tournament

The bright lights of MSG are beaming with Big East pride and nostalgia this week. With Championship Week about to get started – and big changes in store for the Big East – we’re ready to watch as the teams from one of the toughest basketball conference in the country are battle it out for a title.

CBS New York–03/13/2014

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Rothstein Files: DePaul’s Melvin Hopes To Keep Rising

Playing on a team that’s won only four Big East games in the past two seasons has made Cleveland Melvin a forgotten man.

08/16/2012

St. John's-Syracuse

Rothstein Files: 10 Glue Guys To Watch Next Season In College Basketball

Ten glue guys to watch next season in college basketball in no particular order.

06/14/2012

Head coach Jim Calhoun of the Connecticut Huskies  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Big East Agrees On Policy That Would Bar UConn From Conference Tournament

Big East presidents have agreed on a policy that would bar Connecticut’s men’s basketball team from next season’s conference tournament because the Huskies haven’t qualified academically for the 2013 NCAA tournament.

03/30/2012

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Cardinals Hold On To Beat Bearcats, Win Second Big East Championship

Louisville withstood a closing run by Cincinnati for a 50-44 victory Saturday night that gave the Cardinals their second Big East tournament championship.

03/11/2012

Big East Basketball Tournament - Louisville v Notre Dame

Louisville Hopes For A Different Outcome This Year

Neither first-time finalist Cincinnati nor seventh-seeded Louisville was in the league eight years ago. But they’ll be front and center Saturday night when they play for the conference crown at Madison Square Garden.

03/10/2012

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Rutgers Dunks St. John’s 61-58

ane Miller grabbed a rebound and scored on a one-handed slam dunk with 11.2 seconds to play to give Rutgers a 61-58 victory over St. John’s.

03/03/2012

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Jim Calhoun Returns To Bench After Leave To Lead UConn Past Pitt

Jim Calhoun returned to the bench after more than a month of medical leave and coached Connecticut to a 74-65 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday.

03/03/2012