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  1. Big East Tournament: Providence knocks off St. John’s despite mediocre outing from Bryce Cotton

    Mar 13, 2014, 5:33 PM EDT

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    Despite a mediocre outing from senior All-American Bryce Cotton, Providence held on for a 79-74 win over St. John’s on Thursday as the Friars won the Big East Tournament quarterfinal game which amounted to an NCAA Tournament play-in game for the two bubble teams.

  2. 2013 Big East Tournament Preview

    Mar 11, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

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    UPDATED 11 March 2013, 11:21 p.m. ET We’ve seen signs of the dissolving Big East as we know it, celebrated its triumphs, and eulogized its ending for much of the 2012-13 season. This week in New York City, though, it will come to a conclusion with the last conference tournament for the Big East as…

  3. Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden already sold out

    Jan 25, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT


    The 2013 Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City is sold out, the conference announced Friday. The annual tournament has now sold out in presale for the eighth consecutive season, according to a press release, and tickets are now only available for purchase from other fans through direct sale or ticket…

  4. Tourney champion Louisville is face of changing Big East

    Mar 10, 2012, 11:33 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–Welcome to the future of the Big East. For the first time in the history of the conference, the tournament title game featured two teams who were not members of the league at the time of its formation, and this is what we got. In front of a crowd that was at less than…

  5. Louisville upsets No. 9 Marquette, so can we trust them?

    Mar 8, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–Louisville would have had to pull an upset on Thursday night if they wanted people to talk about something other than their new electric-orange uniforms. And they did. Rick Pitino’s Cardinals never trailed against No. 9 Marquette at Madison Square Garden, on their way to an 84-71 victory in New York City. “I thought…

  6. March in bloom: Cincinnati tops No. 13 Georgetown in 2 OTs

    Mar 8, 2012, 5:18 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–It didn’t go to six overtimes like we’ve seen before at Madison Square Garden, but Cincinnati’s double-overtime win over No. 13 Georgetown on Thursday afternoon reaffirmed one thing: March is in full swing. After a layup by Georgetown’s Henry Sims tied the game with 28 seconds remaining in the second overtime, Cashmere Wright drove…

  7. Dion Waiters helps Syracuse survive Connecticut

    Mar 8, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT

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    NEW YORK–Playing No. 2 Syracuse has become something of a high-wire act. At times it is impressive to watch, as Connecticut was for stretches of the second half, with precision, poise, and patience, but with one slip, it can all come crashing down. Despite leading for a portion of the final period, Connecticut left the…