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Big East Quarterfinals: Xavier, Seton Hall pull upsets while Nova cruises

BY SHANE DAVIES Xavier 62, Butler 57 NEW YORK -- In a game they desperately needed to win in order to sit comfortably on Selection Sunday,...

Big East Tournament Preview: Expectations for DePaul, and a sleeper pick

BY SHANE DAVIES The 35th annual Big East Tournament tips off Thursday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City and will continue through...

Big East Tournament preview: Villanova looks to repeat at MSG

It was a fantastic regular season for the Big East, if only because two teams—Villanova and Xavier—managed to dodge losses while the rest of...

Butler stymies DePaul in unexpected defensive battle

INDIANAPOLIS -- Amped up by a highlight video of current and former players such as Matt Howard making hustle plays, Butler's typically subpar defense...

Rapid Reaction: Butler 67, DePaul 53

INDIANAPOLIS -- Roosevelt Jones scored 23 points Wednesday as Butler eased to a 67-53 victory against DePaul at Hinkle Fieldhouse. While Butler ended a two-game skid,...

Bracketology, Dec. 31: ACC leads with 10 teams in the field

For these projections, teams are evaluated on what they have accomplished (or failed to accomplish) to this point in the season without looking ahead. 32 spots...

Kelan Martin, Henry Ellenson earn Big East weekly honors

Player of the Week Butler forward Kelan Martin took home Big East Player of the Week honors after averaging 22.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in two...

2015-16 Big East Preview: Villanova the hands-down favorite, Marquette a possible...

Who says the Big East is dead? With a deep group of physical and athletic teams, the Big East is showing that any requiems...

Rough Saturday for the Big East in Round of 32

The Big East had an impressive season with 6 of its 10 teams earning NCAA Tournament berths. Four of those teams won their second round...

Top 25 Rankings for the Week of March 2

1. Kentucky (29-0, 16-0 SEC). Last week: 1 2. Virginia (27-1, 15-1 ACC). Last week: 2 3. Duke (26-3, 13-3 ACC). Last week: 4 4. Villanova (27-2,...