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Jahenns Manigat of the Creighton Bluejays is surrounded by teammates before their game against the Xavier Musketeersat the CenturyLink Center on January 12, 2014 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

6 Subplots To Watch During The 2014 NCAA Tournament

The start of the NCAA tournament is arguably the best week on the sports calendar, filled with great teams, exciting games, star players and, usually, plenty of upsets.

03/20/2014

Gene Teague #21 of the Seton Hall Pirates celebrates the win with Sterling Gibbs #4 after the win over the Villanova Wildcats during the quarterfinals of the Big East Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2014 in New York City.(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Upset City! Seton Hall Stuns No. 3 Villanova In Big East Tourney Thriller

Sterling Gibbs hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer and Seton Hall stunned No. 3 Villanova 64-63 in a thrilling Big East quarterfinal Thursday, a loss that could cost the Wildcats a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

03/13/2014

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

Patrik Auda #33 of the Seton Hall Pirates reacts after he is called for his fourth foul and pulled from the game in the second half against the Butler Bulldogs during the first round of the Big East Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Seton Hall Beats Butler 51-50 In Big East Tournament

Eugene Teague not only didn’t let the flu keep him from playing, but he came up with a performance that extended Seton Hall’s season and his career.

03/13/2014

Doug McDermott #3 of the Creighton Bluejays receives congratulations from his father, head coach Greg McDermott of the Creighton Bluejays. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Despite Major Shakeup, Big East Tournament Tickets Remains Among Most Expensive

The Big East is as good as ever, particularly after adding a Creighton team that features likely NCAA Player of the Year Doug McDermott.

03/12/2014

St. John's takes on Villanova during the 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Realigned Big East Hoping For Same Old Buzz At Conference Tourney

This week we find out if the new-look league can drum up the interest of the “old” Big East. The tournament starts Wednesday with first-round games between Seton Hall and Butler and Georgetown and DePaul.

03/12/2014

Darrun Hilliard #4 and Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein: NCAA Championship Week Primer; Favorites, Predictions & More

All you need to know! College basketball insider Jon Rothstein offers his favorites, sleepers and predictions as Championship Week heats up.

03/11/2014

D'Angelo Harrison of the St. John's Red Storm. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

St. John’s Beats Youngstown State, Harrison Breaks School 3-Point Record

D’Angelo Harrison broke St. John’s three-point record as the Red Storm won 96-87.

12/21/2013

Fran McCaffery (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa’s Depth, Underrated Opener & More

The Hawkeyes may not have a first-team All-Big Ten player but there are 11 capable pieces on Iowa’s roster that can all impact a game.

10/17/2013

Jim Boeheim (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Boeheim: Paying College Athletes ‘The Most Idiotic Suggestion Of All Time’

“That’s really the most idiotic suggestion of all time,” Boeheim said. “I don’t believe players should be paid. I believe they are getting a tremendous opportunity.”

10/03/2013

Justin Pugh (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Ryan Nassib (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Giants Ink Deals With Rookies Justin Pugh And Ryan Nassib

The New York Giants have signed first-round draft pick offensive tackle Justin Pugh and his Syracuse teammate, quarterback Ryan Nassib, a fourth-rounder.

07/26/2013

Doug McDermott (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange speaks to head coach Jim Boeheim in the second half against the Seton Hall Pirates during the second round of the Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Syracuse Among New Teams Welcomed To Expanding ACC

July 1 is moving day for schools switching conferences all over the country, including Syracuse who switched to the ACC.

07/01/2013

Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Dyer: What Disgraced Rutgers Needs Is For Tim Pernetti To Return As AD

Heading into its final year in the Big East — scratch that, the American Athletic Conference — Rutgers needs to set the ship aright and do it quickly. What it needs is for Tim Pernetti to return as athletic director.

06/04/2013

Photo: Tom Kaminski

Report: Big Ten Conference To Add Pinstripe Bowl To Postseason Lineup

The Pinstripe Bowl and Big Ten will announce at Yankee Stadium on Monday an agreement between the conference and the 3-year-old postseason game.

06/02/2013

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