Big East Articles

Big East
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
Athlon Sports continues its series looking back the best players of the BCS Era (1998-2013). Today, the staff ranks the 10 best tight ends to play at least one season during the BCS Era.Note: Florida's Aaron Hernandez was No. 5 initially but...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Big East
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
Athlon Sports continues its series looking back the best players of the BCS Era (1998-2013). Today, the staff ranks the 10 best tight ends to play at least one season during the BCS Era.Note: Florida's Aaron Hernandez was No. 5 initially but...
Braden Gall
4 months ago
Big East
All-conference and All-American teams are a great indicator as to who are the best players in the nation. Earning first-team honors more than once is a pretty good sign that you were one of the best at your position during your career. The rare...
Braden Gall
5 months ago
Big East
Tony Barbee
Sometimes a coach inherits a bad team or steps into a program where the university simply does not invest in basketball. In some cases, through recruiting, Xs and Os and inspiration, that coach can turn a bad team into a good or even great one.The...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Big East
Doug McDermott
Whether the achievements were fully expected, almost routine, or a true surprise, college basketball gave us some of the best of the sport during the weekend.Even though Doug McDermott hit a career milestone, Wichita State continued its unbeaten...
David Fox
6 months ago
Big East
Markel Starks
Simply being in NCAA Tournament contention in the final days of February has to be a pleasant surprise for Georgetown.The Hoyas have been out of sorts ever since losing to 15th-seeded Florida Gulf Coast in the NCAA Tournament last season. The...
David Fox
6 months ago
Big East
Doug McDermott
Doug McDermott bobblehead day left Jay Wright’s head spinning again.If there’s one thing we know about the Big East this season, it’s that Creighton has Villanova’s number. The first time around, the Bluejays launched 21 3-...
David Fox
7 months ago
Big East
Doug McDermott
More and more, the college basketball regular season fades into the background for the general sports public.Early entries to the NBA Draft have left the sport with few players who become household names by the time they are upperclassmen.Creighton...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Big East
Steve Lavin
This regular season has been unusually unpredictable, especially when it comes to the top teams from back in November.Athlon Sports isn’t above changing it’s opinions based on more games and more of the season. For better or worse,...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Big East
One shot from a point guard in a slump has helped change the perception of the new Big East.Ryan Arcidiacono has been in a shooting funk before Villanova coach Jay Wright drew up a play for him in the waning seconds against Kansas in the Battle 4...
David Fox
9 months ago
Big East
This preview and more on Marquette and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 13 Marquette Facts & FiguresLast season: 25-9 (...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Big East
This preview and more on Creighton and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 16 Creighton Facts & FiguresLast season: 28-8 (...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Big East
This preview and more on Villanova and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Villanova Facts & FiguresLast season: 20-14 (10-8...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Big East
This preview and more on Xavier and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Xavier Facts & FiguresLast season: 17-14 (9-7 Atlantic...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Big East
This preview and more on St. John's and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.St. John's Facts & FiguresLast season: 17-...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Big East
The new Big East has many of the same teams as the old Big East, but the dynamic of the league will be quite different.First, there’s the sheer size. The Big East has slimmed down from 16 teams at its height to a more manageable 10. The...
David Fox
11 months ago
Big East
This preview and more on Georgetown and the Big East are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.Georgetown Facts & FiguresLast season: 25-7 (14-4...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Big East
The new Big East has a leg up on other basketball leagues that don’t have major college football. That’s clear. Georgetown, Villanova, Marquette, St. John’s and even Butler and Xavier are established basketball brands.The ...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big East
Mark Barron
Statistical production, individual awards, team success, longevity, supporting cast, level of competition, raw talent and overall athletic ability all factor heavily in determining overall greatness. Sometimes, you simply know greatness when you...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Big East
One thing is pretty clear about the new Big East: Projecting the league is going to be difficult.Georgetown and Marquette tied for the Big East title in the old conference, but both teams lose key players. Villanova, which defeated Georgetown and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big East
Butler’s Brad Stevens pulled off the shocker of shockers when the two time national-runner up coach landed with the Boston Celtics on Wednesday afternoon.Stevens, who turned Butler from overachieving mid-major to national brand, had been a...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big East
Did you know that Georgia Tech has won three more SEC championships (five) than South Carolina, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Kentucky and Vanderbilt combined? Or that the Gamecocks were a founding member of the ACC? Or that Grinnell College spent...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Big East
The top two coaches from last year’s list of college coaches under 40 remain our top two here.That’s fitting because Brad Stevens and Shaka Smart show no signs of going anywhere.The two 30-something coaches have stuck with Butler and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big East
The top two coaches from last year’s list of college coaches under 40 remain our top two here.That’s fitting because Brad Stevens and Shaka Smart show no signs of going anywhere.The two 30-something coaches have stuck with Butler and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Big East
Fall Saturdays are special. Small towns, huge crowds, tailgating, bands, cheerleaders and student sections are just a few of the reasons college football is the best sport on the planet. When campuses jump to life across the nation each weekend...
Braden Gall
1 year ago

Pages