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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.

Bracket 68 – Week of January 7, 2017

By Nick Puricelli,

Bracket 68 is a weekly column getting you ready for the NCAA tournament. Each week will cover all four number one seeds and teams who can get hot in the tournament. Also, we’ll look at higher seeded teams who can lose early, and also look at mid major teams who can make a tournament run. Conference play is in full swing and every team is striving to be ready when march madness arrives in two months.

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:

Dunn at 1?

Kris Dunn; Credit - Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire

Kris Dunn; Credit – Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire

By Regina Robinson

I give up (before I even start)! I would like to offer up all the statistical expertise that can be gathered from the robot journalism plugging in the numbers, or sports/basketball blogs sharing a wealth of pontifications on where two-time Big East Player of the Year, Kris Dunn, will fall in Thursday’s 2016 NBA Draft.