Big East Tournament
Sean Kilpatrick keyed Cincinnati’s early 3-point barrage and scored 18 points as the Bearcats held on for a 71-68 victory over No. 2 Syracuse on Friday night in the semifinals of the Big East tournament.
Yancy Gates has always been the unborn star. A waste of talent? It certainly looked like it — until recently.
Three more overtimes, four Big East teams standing. And there’s plenty still to come at Madison Square Garden.
Five years, give or take a few? The NCAA issued a statement Thursday clarifying the timing of Syracuse’s self-reporting of possible violations of its internal drug policy.
Dion Waiters had 18 points and James Southerland scored all 10 of his points in the final 8 minutes to lead No. 2 Syracuse to a 58-55 victory over Connecticut on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.
Not many people expect UConn to beat the Orange today, just like no one expected the Huskies to beat top seeded Pitt last year in the same game, at the same time, on the same day, in the same tournament. Is history repeating itself?
Shabazz Napier scored 26 points and Jeremy Lamb added 22 to lead Connecticut to its 12th straight postseason win, 71-67, in overtime over West Virginia on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East Tournament.
Just another day at the office for Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim. A light Tuesday afternoon workout for his second-ranked Orange, then off to Manhattan.
Ashton Gibbs scored 20 points to lead Pittsburgh to a 73-59 victory over St. John’s on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East Tournament.
Jeremy Lamb scored 25 points and Ryan Boatright added 19 to lead Connecticut to an 81-67 victory over DePaul on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East Tournament.
The 69-year-old Hall-of-Famer, a self-described gym rat, is back from a month-long medical leave that had many questioning whether he would ever coach again.
For a player who was the center of Cincinnati’s brawl earlier this season against Xavier, Gates has responded like a pro.
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.
Kemba Walker capped the best five days an individual and team may have ever had in college basketball, scoring 19 points to lead No. 21 Connecticut to a 69-66 victory over No. 14 Louisville in the Big East championship Saturday night.
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.