Creighton Ousts DePaul 78-63 In First Round Of Big East TourneyJames Milliken scored 22 points and Creighton took charge of a tight game in the second half for a 78-63 victory over DePaul in the first round of the Big East Tournament on Wednesday night.
St. John’s Breaks Away From DePaul With Late Burst, 86-78D'Angelo Harrison pull-up 3-pointer off the fast break started a 12-3 run late in the game as St. John's broke away from DePaul 86-78 on Wednesday night.
DePaul Comes Back, Beats St. John's 71-67 In OTMyke Henry scored 19 and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds to help DePaul overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and beat St. John's 71-67 in overtime on Sunday.
Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
AP: Catholic 7 Get 'Big East' Name, Football Schools Keep $100M In SplitThe basketball schools will receive $10 million, the Big East name and the right to play their conference tournament at Madison Square Garden.
DePaul Snaps Losing Streak With Win Over Rutgers, 75-69Worrel Clahar scored 19 points to lead DePaul to a 75-69 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, snapping the Blue Demons' nine-game losing streak.
Big East's Non-FBS Schools To Discuss Leaving On SaturdayOfficials from the seven schools planning to break off from the Big East will hold a conference call Saturday to discuss leaving the league.
Big East, Basketball Schools Headed Toward Complicated Split The Big East is headed for another break up. This time, the seven prominent basketball schools that don't play FBS football are planning to cut ties with the ever-changing conference.
Big East Expected To Split As Basketball-Only Schools Plan ShakeupThe struggling Big East could soon announce a big, big change.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballTexas coach Rick Barnes doesn't have a go-to guy like he did last year with J'Covan Brown but he's absolutely thrilled with what he's seen from his team so far this fall.
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.
Rothstein Files: This And That Around College BasketballTemple is now in prime position to challenge for yet another Atlantic 10 title after the Owls officially added Boston University big man Jake O'Brien as a transfer this past week.