Category Archives: Big East

Q&A with Seton Hall Men’s Basketball Coach Kevin Willard

Kevin Willard; Credit – AP

By Ryan Touhey,

1. Me: You’ve been with Seton Hall for a while now. They went to the NCAA tournament for the first time last season under your guidance, how do you see the rest of this year unfolding?

Kevin Willard: Well I think we put ourselves in a good position with the non-conference play. We had some good wins against our non-conference, and we finished against our non-conference at 10-2, and now I think we’ve put ourselves in a good position to start Big East play, and move on from there.

Scoring More Points Than the Other Team Wins Championships

Credit - AP

Credit – AP

By Regina Robinson,

What do the Villanova Wildcats need to do to repeat as NCAA champions? Score more points than the other team.

New is Good in the Big East

2016 NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Credit - Getty Images

2016 NCAA Men’s Final Four National Championship game at NRG Stadium on April 4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Credit – Getty Images

By Regina Robinson

Many of the Bigs of the old Big East are no longer in the conference. The rivalries aren’t as intense, and team’s show brotherly support for their conference mates. But Villanova’s Kris Jenkins threw up the shot that gave this version of the Big East instant cred. People are fickle, but we are reminded at tournament time that everything new can be just as good as the old. Here are 10 reasons:

St. John’s Looking To Compete Again In The Big East & NCAA

St. John's Head Coach Chris Mullin;  Credit - AP

St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin; Credit – AP

By Leighton Schneider,

St. John’s fans it should not come as a surprise, but the Red Storm have a long road ahead of them before they return to glory, or even relevancy.

The Stars & Stripes Go for the Gold in Rio

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be the coaching the final time for Team USA as they get ready for the 2016 Olympics. Credit - Las Vegas Review Journal

Head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be the coaching the final time for Team USA as they get ready for the 2016 Olympics. Credit – Las Vegas Review Journal

By Ashley Douglas,

Growing up in Colorado, with one of three Olympic training facilities in the US located in my hometown of Colorado Springs, I had the privilege of being exposed to many Olympians and Olympic hopefuls. My favorites were Lisa Leslie, Rebecca Lobo & Sheryl Swoopes of the USA Women’s Basketball Team because they were tall, strong, and talented while appearing to maintain femininity and class. Very few people in the world have had the honor of being invited to compete in the Olympic Games, and fewer still have earned a medal on their nation’s behalf.