Big East Articles

By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With spring practice kicking off across college football, it's never too early to start thinking about the coaches on the hot seat for 2012. Athlon's editors recently met to vote on their top 20...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The journey to claim the 2012 national title begins in February, March and April, as 124 college football teams open up spring practice over the next three months. Athlon will preview...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It wasn't that long ago that Alabama celebrated its national title victory over LSU in New Orleans. And now it's already time to turn the page to 2012. Spring practice is underway across the...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Which NCAA Tournament bubble team had the most damaging loss over the weekend? Mark Ross: Could defending national champion UConn not make the NCAA Tournament? After Saturday’s 79–64 home loss to Marquette, the Huskies definitely have some work...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
by Jordan Coleman This Saturday, thousands of college basketball fans will flood arenas and sports bars in order to catch some of the greatest games of the season. While this week has been full of conference rivalries, this weekend’s...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) When the 2012 season kicks off, 27 teams will have a new coach roaming the sidelines. Athlon examines each hire and grades the moves by each school. Grading new hires is never an exact science,...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
The calendar has turned to February, so college basketball teams are currently fighting for seeding or just to get in the NCAA Tournament. Missouri had a huge comeback win over Kansas in this weekend’s best game, while Duke suffered its second...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Which team had the best weekend, as far as improving its NCAA profile? Nathan Rush: Notre Dame’s 50–48 victory at Connecticut on Saturday was another impressive win for the Fighting Irish’s NCAA Tournament résumé. Coach Mike Brey’s club also...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) No school wants to conduct a coaching search just a week before National Signing Day. However, that’s the predicament Rutgers finds itself in, as Greg Schiano decided to leave to become the next...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season. Spring practice will kick off for some teams in late February and before we know it, the 2012 Athlon Sports' preseason college football...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
It was a wild weekend around college basketball, with several upsets and plenty of last drama. Some of the most notable results were Florida State winning at Duke, Syracuse tasting its first defeat, Baylor losing at home to Missouri,...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) (Published January 16th, 2012) Very Early 2012 Big East Predictions 1. West Virginia Key Returnees: QB Geno Smith, RB Dustin Garrison, WR Tavon Austin, WR Stedman Bailey, C Joe Madsen, NT...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
It's never too early to start thinking about 2012. Alabama claimed its second national title in three years by dominating LSU 21-0 on Monday night, and both teams are expected to be back in the national title mix next season.  Athlon's...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
by Josh Kipnis Michigan players were rocking shirts that read “Pour some Sugar on me.”  After their victory in LA, the Oregon Ducks “Rose to power.”  Oklahoma State proclaimed to Stanford fans that the Fiesta Bowl was “Nacho Victory...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
by Rob Doster BBVA Compass Bowl SMU (7-5) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6) Date: Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. ET Location: Legion Field, Birmingham, Ala.   The Panthers, who played in the Compass Bowl following the 2010 season as well, make the return trip...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season, and Athlon kicked off our lookahead to 2012 with a very, very early top 25. Of course, a lot is going to change between now and when our...
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2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Orange Bowl Clemson (10-3) vs. West Virginia (9-3) Date: Jan. 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET Location: Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Fla. The ACC and Big East are often criticized for being the two worst BCS...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) It's never too early to start thinking about next season, and Athlon kicked off our lookahead to 2012 with a very, very early top 25. Of course, a lot is going to change between now and when...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) 2011 Liberty Bowl Cincinnati (9–3) vs. Vanderbilt (6–6) Date: Dec. 31 at 3:30 p.m. ET Location: Liberty Bowl, Memphis, Tenn. Vanderbilt is back in a bowl game for the second time in four seasons but...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) There is no doubt this is the era of the Quarterback. Houston’s Case Keenum (152) and Boise State’s Kellen Moore (142) both broke Graham Harrell’s all-time NCAA touchdown record of 134 scoring strikes...
Braden Gall
2 years ago
-by Braden Gall (follow at @BradenGall) Pinstripe Bowl Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6) Date: Dec. 30 at 3:20 p.m. ET Location: Yankee Stadium, New York City, N.Y. The second annual Pinstripe Bowl will feature two teams that have...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The 2012 preseason college football top 25 is already starting to take shape. USC quarterback Matt Barkley has decided to return for another season, making the Trojans one of the early favorites...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
by Mitch Light (@AthlonMitch on Twitter) Belk Bowl Louisville (7–5) vs. NC State (7–5) Date: Dec. 27 at 8 p.m. Location: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C. We knew Charlie Strong could recruit, and we knew he could run an...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
Bowl season kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 17 in Albuquerque and ends on Jan. 9 in New Orleans with the BCS Championship. With 35 games on the docket, there's plenty of options to keep college fans interested over the next month. Athlon's editors...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With Todd Graham leaving for Arizona State, Pittsburgh has to embark on its third coaching search in the last two seasons. Mike Haywood was hired to replace Dave Wannstedt last December, but was...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago

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