Louisville-Syracuse matchup would make fitting Big East swan song
The Cardinals and Orange play in different brackets of the Final Four and could meet for the NCAA championship. Both schools, along with Pittsburgh, Rutgers and Notre Dame, are leaving the conference. The Cardinals and Orange play in different brackets of the Final Four and could meet for the NCAA championship. Both schools, along with Pittsburgh, Rutgers and Notre Dame, are leaving the conference.
Smaller conferences starting to shine heading into NCAA tourney
This year’s bracket shows that the Big Dance is no longer the exclusive domain of BCS schools. The Big East, with eight bids, and the Big Ten, with seven, lead this year’s field of 68. That includes our two local representatives, Illinois and Notre Dame, which received No. 7 seeds.
Notre Dame heads to Big East semis with win over Marquette
NEW YORK — Notre Dame will make its fourth straight trip to the Big East tournament semi-final Friday after a 73-65 comeback victory Thursday night against conference co-champion Marquette in Madison Square Garden. The No. 24 Fighting Irish (25-8) overcame a 7-0 start by No. 12 Marquette (23-8) to advance and face No. 2 seed Louisville in a repeat of last year’s semi-final. Three-point shooter Pat Connaughton again led the Irish a second straight night with 18 points while Jamil Wilson led Marquette with 16 points. Jerian Grant had 17 points for Notre Dame, but Garrick Sherman made a difference …
Thrilling Conclusion for Big East Conference
Notre Dame and UConn provide fitting conclusion for Big East conference
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Thrilling conclusion for Big East conference
HARTFORD, Conn. -- Notre Dame and Connecticut provided a thrilling final act for the Big East....