Big East Tournament

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Health Issue For UConn’s Jim Calhoun Rekindles Retirement Talk

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.

WFAN–03/06/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

For a player who was the center of Cincinnati’s brawl earlier this season against Xavier, Gates has responded like a pro.

WFAN–03/05/2012

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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

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UConn Wins The 2011 Big East Championship

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.

WFAN–03/12/2011

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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.

WFAN–03/12/2011

Jamal Coombs-McDaniel #4, Kemba Walker #15, Charles Okwandu #35 and Alex Oriakhi #34 of the Connecticut Huskies react after a call late in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the semifinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 11, 2011. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Walker Leads No. 21 UConn Into Big East Finals

Kemba Walker had 33 points and 12 rebounds in another phenomenal performance and the No. 21 Huskies held off No. 11 Syracuse 76-71 in overtime Friday night in the Big East tournament semifinals.

WFAN–03/11/2011

D.J. Kennedy #1 of the St. John's Red Storm is helped off the court after being injured in the first half against the Syracuse Orange during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

St. John’s Kennedy Tears ACL, Out For NCAA Tourney

St. John’s senior guard D.J. Kennedy tore the ACL in his right knee during the Red Storm’s Big East tournament loss to Syracuse. Following surgery, Kennedy’s recovery time could be between six and eight months.

WFAN–03/11/2011

Head coach Steve Lavin coaches his player Justin Brownlee #32 of the St.Johns Red Storm against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the second round of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Kallas Remarks: It’s Time To Challenge The Refs

By now you have probably seen the play a dozen times. Justin Brownlee of St. John’s picks up the loose ball, up two, with a few seconds left in the game and steps out of bounds. But there’s a much bigger issue to be looked at here.

WFAN–03/11/2011

Justin Thomas #2 of the Syracuse Orange celebrates late in the sixth overtime against the Connecticut Huskies during the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Big East Tournament: UConn, Syracuse Ready For Rematch

Jim Boeheim certainly hasn’t forgotten that magical game at MSG two years ago. Neither have Kris Joseph, Rick Jackson and the rest of the Syracuse players who were on the floor that night. How could they? How could anybody?

WFAN–03/11/2011

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Louisville Cruises Into Semifinal Showdown With Notre Dame

Mike Marra hit six 3-pointers and had 22 points to lead No. 14 Louisville to an 81-56 victory over Marquette on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament.

WFAN–03/11/2011

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.

WFAN–03/10/2011

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Parise: Inside The St. John’s Locker Room

After a controversial ending on Wednesday, St. John’s is moving on to battle Syracuse today for a trip to the semifinals. I had the chance to speak with the St. John’s coaching staff regarding their scouting report and what they’ve been talking about before the big game.

WFAN–03/10/2011

Tim Higgins (Thomas Cain - AP), Rutgers coach Mike Rice (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

3 Officials Withdraw From Tournament After St. John’s-Rutgers Blunder

After a colossal missed call that cost the Scarlet Knights their chance at beating St. John’s on Wednesday, Jim Burr, Tim Higgins and Earl Walton have voluntarily pulled themselves from the Big East Tournament.

WFAN–03/10/2011

Head coach Steve Lavin coaches his player Justin Brownlee #32 of the St.Johns Red Storm against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the second round of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Blown Call Sets Up St. John’s-Syracuse Showdown

By virtue of a Jan. 12 victory over the Red Storm at MSG, Syracuse earned the final double-bye in the Big East Tournament. St. John’s, meanwhile, has a short turnaround following Wednesday’s controversial 65-63 victory over 13th-seeded Rutgers.

WFAN–03/10/2011

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Johnson-Odom, Marquette Shoot Down No. 20 West Virginia

Darius Johnson-Odom scored 11 points, including two big 3-pointers in the final minutes, and Marquette beat No. 20 West Virginia 67-61 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Big East tournament.

WFAN–03/10/2011

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