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Women’s Big East Notebook 3-8-12

Michael Wottreng

March 8, 2012

Geno Auriemma the Fastest Coach to 800 Wins with Huskies Title Notre Dame proved to be the best regular season team in the Big East, winning the regular season title by two games. But it was Connecticut that proved to be the...

TREBBY: Finding the Right 68, No Matter the Conference

Matt Trebby

March 8, 2012

Teams like Connecticut, Northwestern and Seton Hall do not deserve to be participants in the NCAA Tournament this March. There is no way Connecticut, who finished 8-10 in the Big East and is currently 20-12 overall, should be ...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

March 1, 2012

Notre Dame becoming the class of the Big East When Notre Dame lost to Texas A&M in the national championship game last year, many people thought the Fighting Irish could not repeat their performance, not with Connecticut...

Marquette Women’s Basketball: Huskies roll over Golden Eagles

Trey Killian

February 28, 2012

Much of the Marquette women’s basketball team’s success this year has come from an inside-out approach to each contest. The Golden Eagles recognized early in the 2011-’12 season that their strength would be size and hei...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 23, 2012

Connecticut’s 99 Game Home Winning Streak Snapped The second-ranked Connecticut Huskies lost to unranked St. John’s in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday marking the first time in 19 years (261 games) that Connecticut (25-3, 12-2 Big ...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 16, 2012

West Virginia pulls a shocker Outside of the team members and their fan base, nobody in their right mind would have predicted that the Mountaineers would upset Notre Dame (25-2, 12-1 Big East) on the Fighting Irish’s home c...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 14, 2012

Louisville’s roller coaster season on the way up When the Cardinals blew a 16-point lead in a 74-63 loss at Marquette on Jan. 16, their season appeared to be in shambles. It was their fifth loss in seven games after star...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

January 31, 2012

Boatright’s return key for Huskies Freshman guard Ryan Boatright has had a rollercoaster of a first year at Connecticut, to say the least. He was asked to replace the departed Kemba Walker at point guard before the seaso...

Men’s Big East Notebook- Jan. 17 edition

Michael LoCicero

January 17, 2012

Who is the second-best team in the Big East right now? Cincinnati (14-4, 4-1 Big East) Case: The Bearcats are the only team besides Syracuse with less than two losses in conference play. The Bearcats won at Georgetown 68-64...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

February 24, 2011

Player of the Week: Kayla Alexander, Syracuse The sophomore center led the Orange to two crucial wins over No. -/22 St. John’s and Cincinnati last week. Against the Red Storm on Saturday, Alexander helped her team to a 78...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

February 17, 2011

Game of the Week: No. 8/8 Notre Dame vs. No. 2/2 Connecticut, Feb. 19, 1 p.m. Both the Huskies and the Irish rolled last week. Connecticut (25-1, 12-0 Big East) beat Providence 68-38 on Feb. 12 and No. 14/12 Oklahoma 86-45 o...