The Big East is in danger of losing another school before replacing the three that already have bailed on the league.
The long-time Notre Dame coach will be the first one to tell you why he’s been able to make the Irish a perennial contender for the NCAA Tournament during his seven-year tenure in South Bend — veteran players.
We are entering what will be the best weekend of college football to this point, but unfortunately as is so often the case, the biggest storylines apply to what’s happening off the field rather than on it.
It appears the Big East stands a good chance to survive — for now.
Rarely do early-season showdowns actually live up to the hype, but there’s not a doubt in my mind that Florida State-Oklahoma will.
The college football season is back, and not a second too soon. This year’s race to the BCS title is wide open. I know that’s one of those overused clichés, but this year it rings truer than ever.
Chris Stewart spent his last season at Notre Dame studying constantly. Law textbooks and football playbooks. Legal defenses and defensive formations.
The second week of the NCAA tournament will be sprinkled with the typical blend of favorites and underdogs, the familiar and the obscure, with a notable lack of Big East flavor in that mix.
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.
Pittsburgh’s 60-50 victory over Villanova on Saturday gave the Panthers the outright Big East regular-season title and made them the No. 1 seed for next week’s conference tournament.
Ben Hansbrough scored 21 points despite fouling out with over 8 minutes left and No. 8 Notre Dame held off Kemba Walker and No. 16 Connecticut 70-67 on Saturday.
Notre Dame coach Mike Brey started the drums beating for his team’s emotional leader after Hansbrough scored 25 points despite a tough start to lead No. 9 Notre Dame to a 76-69 win over Rutgers on Sunday.
A person familiar with the decision says Florida has hired former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis as offensive coordinator.
Notre Dame’s president says the university acted with integrity in its handling of sexual misconduct allegations against a football player by a St. Mary’s College student who later committed suicide.
Alabama learned a tough lesson on Friday – you have to play a COMPLETE 60 minute game if you want to beat a team as good as Auburn.