Big East

Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

WVU Settles Big East Lawsuit, Will Join Big 12

West Virginia University announced Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit with the Big East for an unspecified amount, clearing the way for the conference power Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July in time for the fall football season.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Derrick Rose's Memphis Tigers are moving to the Big East. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Memphis Latest Conference USA Team To Jump To Big East

The Tigers will become the fourth Conference USA team to move to the Big East in the last two months, along with Houston, Central Florida and SMU.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2012

Boise State. (Photo by Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

Big East To Add Boise State, 4 Others

The Big East is set to announce the additions of Boise State and San Diego State as football-only members and Houston, Central Florida and SMU for all sports as soon as Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

West Virginia To Big 12 Not Done Deal

West Virginia appeared to be the choice of the Big 12 presidents after a Monday board of directors’ meeting, but now Big East rival Louisville is back in the picture.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Reeling Big 12 Moves To Add TCU

Leaders of the Big 12 Conference have cleared the way to make TCU its 10th member.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Cleveland Melvin

Blue Demons Will Play Ole Miss In Big East vs SEC Challenge

The DePaul Blue Demons will take on the Mississippi Rebels at Allstate Arena on December 1, as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge, the university announced on Thursday.

670 The Score–05/19/2011

DePaul Blue Demons

DePaul Signs McKinney To Letter Of Intent

DePaul has signed Charles McKinney to a national letter of intent, the team announced on Wednesday. McKinney is a Chicagoland native who spent three seasons playing for Maine East.

670 The Score–04/13/2011

NCAA Men's Championship Game - Butler v UConn

Bernstein: What The Hell Was That?

Death penalty for college basketball. For a year, at least. Shut the whole thing down and reboot it, and maybe when we power it back up it’s all fixed, sorta like a DVR.

670 The Score–04/05/2011

Darius Johnson-Odom

Marquette Upsets Syracuse, Moves To Sweet 16

In a matchup between two Big East foes, the Marquette Golden Eagles beat the Syracuse Orange to advance to the Sweet 16.

03/20/2011

Ben Hansbrough

Notre Dame Beats Akron, Advances To Next Round

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish may not have earned a top seed after their 26-6 regular season, but the fact that their first two games will be in Chicago is a nice trade off.

03/18/2011

Kelsey Barlow

Thompson: Injuries, Suspensions Will Impact Your Bracket

It’s time to put on your dancing shoes, make those last minute tweaks to your bracket and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with corned beef, green beer and what is sure to be a full day of crazy tournament action.

670 The Score–03/16/2011

Preston Knowles and Darius Johnson-Odom

Playing In Big East ‘Is The Ultimate Grind’

The NCAA Tournament is one of the most physically and mentally taxing stretches any college basketball player will endure. And the players out of the Big East conference might be the best prepared to take on that challenge.

670 The Score–03/15/2011

Derrick Rose

Rock’s Rant: March Madness Could Be So Much Better If…

Don’t feel bad…..you are not alone. March Madness has become as American as the Air Jordans (made in China).

670 The Score–03/14/2011

Mike Rice

Big East Refs Have ‘Voluntarily Withdrawn’ After Mistakes

Controversy marred the end of the St. John’s-Rutgers game and has resulted in three officials being cited for two errors and being withdrawn from the rest of the Big East tournament.

03/10/2011

Jimmy Drew

DePaul’s Season Ends With Loss In Big East Tournament

Kemba Walker proved to be too much for the DePaul Blue Demons. His 26 points led the way for the Connecticut Huskies in a 97-71 win over over DePaul in the first round of the Big East Tournament.

670 The Score–03/08/2011

Oliver Purnell

Harris: DePaul Takes On An Impossible Task

The next seven days are the toughest of the year for the DePaul Blue Demons men’s basketball team.

03/03/2011

Ben Hansbrough

Thompson: ND Eyeing Deep Tourney Run

No. 7 Notre Dame had another impressive win on Monday, lambasting nineteenth-ranked Villanova 93-72 in South Bend. With a 24-5 record, this is the best Fighting Irish team in years. So how far can this team go in the tournament?

670 The Score–03/02/2011

Mike Brey

Brey: Big East Could Have Double Digits In March Madness

The greatest two days in sports are quickly approaching. And over the course of the first two days of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, fans could be seeing a lot of the Big East.

670 The Score–02/21/2011

DePaul Blue Demons

Harris: Big East Losing Streak Is Over For DePaul

The losing streak is over. Oliver Purnell and his DePaul Blue Demons beat the Providence Friars Thursday night.

670 The Score–02/18/2011

Oliver Purnell

Harris: Purnell Stays Patient As His Team Continues To Struggle

It is tough to stay patient with a young team who hasn’t won a conference game this season, but patient is what coach Oliver Purnell continues to be with his struggling DePaul Blue Demons men’s basketball team.

670 The Score–02/16/2011

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