Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.
The death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
Seven Big East schools including DePaul will leave the conference and pursue a new basketball framework.
Ok, so the NCAA field is lame. The 68 slots are bloated with bleh, NBA scouts are muttering about the lack of future impact players, and we’re fresh off a pretty ordinary season, to put it nicely.
It was another court-storming weekend for college basketball. The top ranked team went down for the third week in a row.
Matt Szczur was the first Villanova football player to be invited to the Senior Bowl since Brian Westbrook in 2002. But Szczur will pass on the Senior Bowl and a potential NFL career to return to the Chicago Cubs.