Seton Hall Falls To Marquette 78-56 In Opening Round Of Big East TourneyMatt Carlino had all but two of his 26 points on 3-pointers and ninth-seeded Marquette had its best game of the season from beyond the arc in a 78-56 victory over eighth-seeded Seton Hall.
New Big East Looks More Like Old Big East As Tourney OpensIt's Big East Tournament time in Madison Square Garden, and more than half of the conference's teams are projected to earn NCAA bids.
Providence Beats Creighton 65-56 To Win Big EastThe fourth-seeded Friars (23-11) used a 2-3 zone to hold the second-seeded Bluejays (26-7) 24 points below their season average and to an 8-for-30 effort from behind the 3-point line.
Furious Rally Not Enough To Keep St. John's From Brutal DefeatJosh Fortune scored a career-high 24 points and Providence advanced to the Big East tournament semifinals for the first time in 17 years by hanging on for a 79-74 victory over St. John's on Thursday.
Upset City! Seton Hall Stuns No. 3 Villanova In Big East Tourney ThrillerSterling 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.
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.
Realigned Big East Hoping For Same Old Buzz At Conference TourneyThis 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.
Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: Butler, Creighton, Xavier Moving To New Big EastButler, Creighton and Xavier are moving to the new Big East. They will join the so-called Catholic 7 basketball schools who left to start a new conference and are keeping the Big East name.