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Which bowls should you tune into? Athlon ranks and previews all of the matchups from the must-see to the ones you can avoid. Although Alabama and Notre Dame is clearly the biggest bowl game, with 34 other contests, there are plenty of other...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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For another year, the Big East football season almost seemed to be a sidenote. In 2011, charter football members Pittsburgh, Syracuse and West Virginia announced their departures as did never-was member TCU. In 2012, Louisville and Rutgers...
David Fox
1 year ago
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If the unofficial start of the SEC-Big East Challenge began in the Bahamas on Friday, the Big East is in good shape. Louisville defeated SEC newcomer Missouri 84-61 in a Battle 4 Atlantis semifinal, but, of course, the game was not part of the...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Say this for the Big East: The title chase won’t be without intrigue. Losses by Louisville and Rutgers last week gave Syracuse and Cincinnati a chance to claim shares of the Big East title. Meanwhile, the two teams that scored the upsets --...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Rutgers and Pittsburgh will play this week in what’s an important Big East game ... for now. The Scarlet Knights are seeking their first Big East title, and Pittsburgh is looking for a bowl game. After that, it’s off to the ACC for Pittsburgh...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Texas alumni are holding their traditional Hex Rally this week, but it probably won’t be as fun. In College Station, the Aggies are holding Midnight Yell Practice in anticipation of their Thanksgiving week game. But with TCU and Missouri on...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The de facto Big East championship game between Louisville and Rutgers has been established with the Scarlet Knights’ 10-3 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. But that’s not going to be the big topic around the Big East in the two weeks before...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Louisville’s not playing this weekend, but the developments from last week loom over the Big East. The fall of the league’s last remaining undefeated team opened other teams to grab some notoriety, either in the standings or rankings. Rutgers...
David Fox
1 year ago
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College football's Week 12 schedule is highlighted by two huge battles in the Pac-12. Stanford visits Oregon in a game that likely will decide the South Division champion, while USC makes the short trip to UCLA for the game of the year in the...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
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As recently as Oct. 20, the Big East had three undefeated teams. Four Saturdays later, all three are sitting with at least one loss. Despite Louisville’s loss to Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, the Big East race likely comes down to the same...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Louisville keeps rolling along as the Big East’s only undefeated team, but the rest of the conference has serious questions to answer in the final four Saturdays of the season. Cincinnati and USF have new quarterback concerns due to...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The 2012 college football season has officially entered the home stretch. With bowl games officially around the corner, there's not much time for teams to get eligible or make up ground in a conference title race. Alabama barely escaped Baton...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The next two years will mark the end of an era for the Big East. No more Jim Calhoun this season. No more Syracuse and no more Pittsburgh next season. No more Notre Dame in the years to come. The Big East will expand again next season with...
David Fox
1 year ago
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If Louisville is playing with a chip on its shoulder, Cardinals coach Charlie Strong has to be pleased with the results. Louisville is the lowest ranked undefeated team at No. 11 in the Associated Press top 25, two spots behind a two-loss LSU....
David Fox
1 year ago
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Momentum for previously undefeated Cincinnati and Rutgers has been sapped the last two weeks, but the Big East has other teams starting to get hot in recent weeks. Syracuse has won back-to-back games for the first time this season, but a game...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Just two weeks ago, the Big East was basking in the glow of three teams undefeated in October. That number is down to one. Barely. Louisville edged Cincinnati 34-31 in overtime Friday to keep its record unblemished. Rutgers wasn’t so lucky...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The three-game round robin between Cincinnati, Louisville and Rutgers may still determine the Big East championship, but some of the luster is gone after the MAC bit the Big East again this season as Toledo upset previously undefeated Cincinnati...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Week 8 of the 2012 college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches saw the temperature on their seat increase by a few degrees. Kentucky's Joker Phillips and Boston College's Frank Spaziani continue to hold down the top...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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The Big East race may still be between three teams, but the race lost its luster less than a week before one of the marquee games of the season for the league. Thank Cincinnati for that. The Big East is down to two undefeated teams as...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Here’s the good news for the Big East for the second half of the season: The league has three nationally ranked, undefeated teams in Louisville, Rutgers and Cincinnati who will all face each other in the final month. For a conference struggling...
David Fox
1 year ago
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At the midpoint of the 2012 season, it's time to take a look at the first half and predict how the second half will turn out in the Big East. First-Half Awards Coach of the Year – Kyle Flood, Rutgers Hired after Greg Schiano unexpectedly...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Big East favorites are well established with Cincinnati, Louisville and Rutgers are vying for the top spot. The middle of the league is a different story. Syracuse’s 14-13 upset of Pittsburgh last week and Temple’s 37-28 upset of USF shook...
David Fox
1 year ago
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Week 6 of the 2012 college football season is in the books and plenty of coaches saw the temperature on their seat increase by a few degrees. Kentucky's Joker Phillips and Boston College's Frank Spaziani continue to hold down the top...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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Visit the online store for Syracuse and other editions of the 2012-13 Athlon Sports College Basketball annual. The first practices of college basketball season begin in mid-October, and Athlon Sports 2012-13...
David Fox
1 year ago
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The Big East continues to battle uncertain times, but at least the league as a bona fide race for the title among three ranked teams. No. 16 Louisville, No. 19 Rutgers and No. 25 Cincinnati are all in the AP poll, giving the Big East three ranked...
David Fox
1 year ago

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