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  1. D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera’s shot propels Georgetown past No. 18 Florida

    Nov 27, 2014, 12:56 AM EST

    D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera

    Georgetown committed 19 turnovers, but they shot 49 percent from the field and earned another quality win for the Big East.

  2. Providence could be without two key players for multiple games

    Nov 25, 2014, 5:20 PM EST

    AP

    The Friars could be depleted on the perimeter against two tough opponents.

  3. Providence cruises past struggling Florida State as Kris Dunn looks like a major factor

    Nov 22, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    Carson Desrosiers, Montay Brandon

    Providence jumped out to a quick 9-0 lead and cruised to an easy win over Florida State.

  4. Perimeter shooting remains an issue as No. 12 Villanova squeaks past Bucknell

    Nov 20, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

    Jay Wright, Dylan Ennis,

    Through three games Villanova’s shooting 26.3% from three, but they’ve been able to make up for it in other areas.

  5. Xavier center gave up scholarship, became an Uber driver, so his brother could use the scholarship

    Nov 17, 2014, 7:00 PM EST

    Matt Stainbrook

    Xavier senior center Matt Stainbrook gave up his basketball scholarship to his younger brother, Tim, and became an Uber driver to make additional money.

  6. Freshman forward scores 23 in Georgetown’s season-opening win

    Nov 15, 2014, 5:24 PM EST

    L.J. Peak

    L.J. Peak shot 9-for-9 from the field on the afternoon.

  7. Defense, career night from Dylan Ennis help No. 12 Villanova pull away from Lehigh

    Nov 14, 2014, 10:57 PM EST

    Dylan Ennis, Corey Schaefer

    Dylan Ennis scored 19 points in his first start as a Wildcat, and Villanova scored 31 points off of 23 Lehigh turnovers.

  8. St. John’s freshman center declared eligible ‘for the time being’

    Nov 13, 2014, 4:17 PM EST

    lavin

    Adonis De La Rosa is now eligible, but Steve Lavin may not be willing to risk anything until a final ruling is given by the NCAA.

  9. The new-look Big East will improve heading into Year 2

    Nov 10, 2014, 3:25 PM EST

    Getty Images

    Four bids to the NCAA tournament and the national player of the year. What does the new Big East do for an encore?

  10. Kris Dunn looks to put injuries behind him as he shoulders heavy load for Providence

    Nov 10, 2014, 12:15 PM EST

    AP

    The top-rated point guard in 2012 has played in just 29 games. He’s at the center of Providence’s NCAA tournament hopes this season.

  11. St. John’s experimented with a five-guard lineup Saturday

    Nov 8, 2014, 7:55 PM EST

    Steve Lavin

    Given their lack of interior depth, St. John’s will have to find other ways in which to attack opponents this season.

  12. Xavier shows off new black jerseys (PHOTO)

    Nov 2, 2014, 9:34 PM EST

    Xavier v Creighton

    Xavier showed off a new uniform Sunday afternoon via the athletics department Twitter account.

  13. Junior forward’s return highlights Butler’s comfortable exhibition victory

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

    Roosevelt Jones

    Butler struggled in its first season as a member of the Big East, and the absence of Roosevelt Jones was a big reason why.

  14. Former Big East foes announce home-and-home series

    Oct 24, 2014, 12:39 PM EST

    John Thompson III

    Georgetown holds a 35-29 lead in their all-time series with UConn.

  15. Georgetown’s senior center looking to rebound from ‘embarrassing’ 2013-14 season

    Oct 23, 2014, 11:20 PM EST

    Moses Ayegba, Joshua Smith

    Joshua Smith averaged 11.5 points per game before being ruled academically ineligible last season.

  16. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Texas A&M gets a tough guard, St. John’s big weekend, Xavier’s intriguing fit

    Oct 17, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Steve Lavin

    News and notes from around the world of college basketball recruiting.

  17. Three-star forward becomes Xavier’s first 2015 commitment

    Oct 16, 2014, 5:16 PM EST

    Xavier v Creighton

    Kaiser Gates can serve as either a small forward or a stretch-4 for the Musketeers.

  18. Providence loses redshirt freshman forward to torn ACL

    Oct 15, 2014, 5:30 PM EST

    Ed Cooley

    Rodney Bullock was suspended for the entire 2013-14 season and was off to a good start in workouts before injuring his knee last week.

  19. CBT’s Recruiting Roundup: Kansas has visitors, Henry Ellenson’s impact on Marquette

    Oct 10, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Bill Self

    News and notes from the world of college basketball recruiting.

  20. Knee injury sidelines Providence redshirt freshman forward

    Oct 10, 2014, 2:06 PM EST

    cooley

    Bullock was suspended for the entire 2013-14 season, and is expected to compete for minutes this year.

  21. Jim Boeheim writes in new book that he considered retirement in 2011

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:20 AM EST

    Jim Boeheim

    Changes to the Big East, the passing of league founder Dave Gavitt and the Bernie Fine case contributed to the coach considering retirement in 2011.

  22. Marquette practice facility gets some upgrades (PHOTO)

    Oct 7, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

    Steve Wojciechowski

    The Al McGuire Center got some upgrades this offseason.

  23. Butler could play returning guard as primary ball handler

    Oct 6, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

    Butler v Marquette

    Butler is looking for some help after a 14-17 season and it could come in the form of a returning guard.

  24. St. John’s guards don’t lack confidence as 2014-15 season approaches

    Sep 28, 2014, 5:04 PM EST

    D'Angelo Harrison

    If the Red Storm are to reach the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2001, their guards will have to be as good as they say they are.