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Big East: One More Time, With Feeling

The 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.

03/18/2013

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AP: Catholic 7 Get ‘Big East’ Name, Football Schools Keep $100M In Split

The basketball schools will receive $10 million, the Big East name and the right to play their conference tournament at Madison Square Garden.

03/05/2013

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DePaul Snaps Losing Streak With Win Over Rutgers, 75-69

Worrel Clahar scored 19 points to lead DePaul to a 75-69 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, snapping the Blue Demons’ nine-game losing streak.

02/16/2013

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Big East’s Non-FBS Schools To Discuss Leaving On Saturday

Officials from the seven schools planning to break off from the Big East will hold a conference call Saturday to discuss leaving the league.

12/14/2012

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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.

12/14/2012

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Big East Expected To Split As Basketball-Only Schools Plan Shakeup

The struggling Big East could soon announce a big, big change.

12/13/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Texas 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.

10/12/2012

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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

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Temple 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.

08/10/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Florida State may have lost six seniors from last year’s team that won the ACC Tournament, but don’t discount the Seminoles from being a contender for the conference title for the second consecutive season.

07/27/2012

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Rothstein Files: Previewing The SEC-Big East Challenge

It will be interesting the see how the Red Storm respond against Kentucky without Steve Lavin on the bench.

WFAN–12/01/2011

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Syracuse Overwhelms DePaul 107-59, Clinched Double-Bye

Jackson didn’t get his 18th double-double of the season Saturday, but he did OK with 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks as No. 12 Syracuse overwhelmed DePaul 107-59, the most lopsided game in Big East history.

WFAN–03/05/2011

St. John's DePaul

Hardy Powers No. 23 St. John’s To Easy Win Over DePaul

Dwight Hardy continued his scoring streak with 21 points and No. 23 St. John’s, playing as a ranked team for the first time in more than 10 years, dominated DePaul throughout in a 76-51 victory Wednesday night.

WFAN–02/23/2011