Big East Conference Snapshot

College Basketball: 2013-14 Big East Preview

Marquette leads new-look conference
College Basketball: 2013-14 Big East Preview

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 former Big East was marked by as many as three or four realistic Final Four contenders in atop the league and star power and veterans running a dozen teams deep.

2013-14 College Basketball Conference Snapshot: Big East

Who's gone and who's back in the Big East for 2013-14
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The Big East will be a new league with an old name. One of the big storylines for the 2013-14 season will be the new Big East, an amalgam of the so-called Catholic 7, two Atlantic 10 teams and one Missouri Valley powerhouse.