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Analyzing The Big East Conference For 2017-18 Season

By Ryan Touhey,

The Big East Conference is one of, if not the toughest conference in college basketball. With the likes of Villanova, Seton Hall, Providence, Creighton and Xavier competing against one another, anything is possible.

Hoops on Campus – “Anything & Everything College Hoops”: For the week of January 28, 2017

By Regina Robinson,

Balancing Excellence in School and Play

Bracketologists are wringing their hands with excitement at the NCAA Selection Committee’s first-ever early preview of March Madness (live Feb. 11 on CBS), which will reveal the current top 16 seeds. Here’s another pretty impressive ranking: the 2015-2016 Athletic Directors Honor Roll.

Five Things That Will Happen Before March Madness

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

By: Ryan Touhey                                                                                   

The most exciting time of the year for college basketball fans is nearly two months away, when 68 Division I teams battle it out for the NCAA National Championship during March Madness. The rocky road to the University of Phoenix Stadium, will surely be one of unforgettable and exhilarating moments, and with conference play currently ongoing, it may be the appropriate time to prepare ourselves for such occasions.

Hoops on Campus – “Anything & Everything College Hoops”: For the week of November 24, 2016

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By Regina Robinson

Giving Thanks for College Basketball
During this time of thanks and giving, many coaches are probably thankful for primetime holiday games (yes, even the men’s Great Alaska Shootout, airing on CBS Sports Network, Thanksgiving Day). I’ve been a college basketball enthusiast since the dawn of ESPN because of the exposure to sooooo many games with a click of the remote on holidays and throughout the year. So, for the four decades of memorable teams you have given me, I say thank you, college basketball, with a look at a few of my favorites (Disclaimer: based on love, not stats).

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: