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Athlon will be awarding postseason honors to each BCS conference in the country. Today we look at the Big East’s best for 2010.For the sake of this exercise, the Heisman and Bednarik will function as MVP and Defensive Player of the Year...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Saturday, noon ESTPittsburgh Panther coach Dave Wannstedt has insisted his team is playing for more than pride when his team visits Cincinnati on Saturday. And he’s correct. If Pitt wins, it will earn a piece of the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
At the beginning of the season, Connecticut was looked upon as a dark horse to win the Big East football title. Today, the Huskies are the front-runners.With only three games remaining within the conference, three teams remain alive for the coveted...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
The countdown to the end of the Big East regular season is two weeks. And there are only two teams one can count out of the chase to at least capture a share of the conference title.Pittsburgh still has the best chance to grab the league’s...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
West Virginia (6-3, 2-2) at Louisville (5-5, 2-3), Saturday, noon ESTSince Bill Stewart has taken over at West Virginia, his teams are 18–2 at home, 2–1 in neutral-site bowls — and 5–8 on the road. This week, he’s...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
Pittsburgh appeared to be kicked back in a comfy recliner heading into last week. The Panthers had a two-game lead in the loss column in the race for the Big East’s BCS bowl berth.After losing to Connecticut, however, it’s like they...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
Pittsburgh at Connecticut, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. ESTConnecticut’s football team showed a little life in its last outing, a 16–13 overtime win against West Virginia. However, if the Huskies don’t defeat Pittsburgh on Saturday, it...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
Half of the Big East football teams were off last week. And Pittsburgh was one of those with a bye. Which worked out quite nicely for the Panthers. Among those in action was second-place Syracuse. The Orange went against a Louisville team without...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
Big East
Louisville at Syracuse, Saturday, noon EST Syracuse coach Doug Marrone said this week that even though his team is 6–2 it really hasn’t accomplished anything this season. That, of course, isn’t exactly correct. The Orange is the...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
Big East officials annually try to size up the league’s best football teams and match them in late November. This season, for instance, Pittsburgh, the preseason favorite, is scheduled to take on West Virginia and defending champ Cincinnati...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
West Virginia at Connecticut, Friday, 8:00 p.m. EST This should be a game that showcases two of the nation’s best backs: West Virginia’s Noel Devine and Connecticut’s Jordan Todman. The bigger storyline, however, has to do with...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
Scoreboard South Florida 38, Cincinnati 30 Pittsburgh 41, Rutgers 21 Syracuse 19, West Virginia 14 Louisville 26, Connecticut 0After all the bashing and teeth-gnashing, Pitt, the preseason favorite to win the Big East, once again is it. Despite a...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
South Florida at Cincinnati, Friday, 8:00 p.m. ESTThere’s not much mystery in what this game means to the participants. South Florida is trying to straighten out its offense and start climbing out of the Big East cellar. The Bulls are 0...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
The Big East is exactly halfway through its football season. Every team has played six games. And the results haven’t exactly been pretty. Only West Virginia at 5–1 is ranked, and only two others — Rutgers and Syracuse —...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
Big East
West Virginia paid around $740,000 for UNLV to make a non-return visit to Morgantown this past Saturday. It was apparently money well-spent. The Mountaineers routed the outmanned Rebels of the Mountain West Conference by 49–10 and again gave...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Big East
Much of the buzz last week surrounding the Big East had to do with expansion and a possible invitation to TCU. Odds are, that will continue to be the case this week, but the league’s teams did go a combined 4–1 in the last full week of...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Big East
Vanderbilt at ConnecticutSaturday, noon ESTConnecticut hosts the biggest non-conference game the Big East has to offer this week. After a week in which league teams fell to Miami (Fla.), Oklahoma and LSU, it’s now up to the Huskies against 1...
Rob Doster
3 years ago
Big East
Big East previewsWeek 3 Cincinnati at North Carolina StateThursday, 7:30 p.m. ESTCincinnati coach Butch Jones, following in the footsteps of new Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, has his work cut out for him. A win at NC State would be a good...
Rob Doster
3 years ago

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