Seven Big East schools including DePaul will leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
The seven Big East schools that don’t play football spoke with the conference commissioner Thursday about possibly breaking from a league that has been drastically reshaped.
Today at Maggiano’s downtown, Depaul University introduced new Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco to Chicago.
The Big East on Tuesday hired CBS executive vice president Mike Aresco to be commissioner of a conference now in rebuilding mode.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leaders of the Big 12 Conference have cleared the way to make TCU its 10th member.
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.
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.
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.
In a matchup between two Big East foes, the Marquette Golden Eagles beat the Syracuse Orange to advance to the Sweet 16.
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.
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.
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.
Don’t feel bad…..you are not alone. March Madness has become as American as the Air Jordans (made in China).
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.
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.
The next seven days are the toughest of the year for the DePaul Blue Demons men’s basketball team.