St. John's Battles, But School-Record Losing Streak Grows To 10Trailing by 20 early in the second half, St. John's rallied to within three in the final minute before falling 78-73 to Marquette on Sunday.
No. 4 Villanova Routs Marquette By 35 In Big East QuartersJosh Hart scored 20 points off the bench, and fourth-ranked Villanova ensured it would stick around at the Big East Tournament a bit longer this time with an 84-49 rout of Marquette in the quarterfinals.
Rothstein: Monday Morning Notebook; Marquette, Ohio State, Duke & MoreI respect the heck out of Buzz Williams as a coach and have always marveled at how he's gotten the maximum out of every team he's coached. But this particular Marquette squad was overrated by many people, including myself.
Syracuse Flattens Marquette, Orange March Into Final FourSyracuse held Marquette to just 39 points as the Orange advanced into the Final Four.
Big East Foes Syracuse And Marquette Ready To Battle For Final Four PlaceBig East enemies Syracuse and Marquette ready for an Elite Eight fight. Only one will be left standing and into the Final Four.
Marquette Rallies From 9-Point Deficit To Avoid Major Upset, Defeat DavidsonVander Blue's layup with one second left capped Marquette's rally from a nine-point deficit and gave the third-seeded Golden Eagles a 59-58 victory over Davidson on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament.
Breaking Down The NCAA Tournament BracketHere's the breakdown on NCAA tournament favorites, dark horses and underdogs.
Seven Schools Splitting From The Big East To Form Basketball-Only ConferenceSeven schools are leaving The Big East to form a new basketball conference.
Rothstein Files: Crean, Indiana Ready To Meet ExpectationsIndiana returns five starters from last year's Sweet 16 team that won 27 games and split with national champion Kentucky.
Rothstein Files: Big East Tournament PreviewDespite some theories that a double bye could hurt Syracuse, it's difficult to see Jim Boeheim's team not playing Saturday night for a Big East title.
Hartnett: The Rise Of Knicks Sharpshooter Steve NovakJeremy Lin isn't the only Knicks player to battle his way back to the NBA after being forced to pave his way through the D-League.
No. 25 Marquette Pulls Away From St. John'sDavante Gardner had career bests with 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead No. 25 Marquette to an 83-64 win over St. John's on Wednesday night.
Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops NotebookSome people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky's win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch "MKG" play, it's tough not to see why he's more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
NCAA Tournament: 11 Bids Turning Into Big East BustThe 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.
Marquette Knocks Off Syracuse 66-62Darius Johnson-Odom's 3-pointer with 27 seconds left snapped a tie and gave Marquette a 66-62 win over Syracuse on Sunday night that put the Golden Eagles into the NCAA tournament's round of 16