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LEARY: 2013 Final Four one of the best

Patrick Leary

April 11, 2013

Seventy-five thousand people packed into an NFL stadium. Hundreds of souvenir t-shirt shops lining the city. Free concerts from Dave Matthews Band, Macklemore and Sting. None of this can detract from the unfortunate reality of the NCA...

Big East Notebook: Men’s basketball

Trey Killian

February 5, 2013

Orange falls far from tree Syracuse played its first game since it was knocked off by Villanova Saturday in Pittsburgh, and the Panthers were ready. Led by Tray Woodall’s 13 points, Pittsburgh upset the Orange, 65-55....

Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

January 29, 2013

Orange squeezed by Nova The Big East lost its last unbeaten team in conference play Saturday, as unranked Villanova stunned Syracuse in overtime, 75-71. The third-ranked Orange couldn’t pull out a win in hostile territ...

Men’s Basketball: Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

January 22, 2013

Cards shuffled from top spot Saturday was a big day for the Big East, as a much-hyped matchup between No. 1 Louisville and No. 6 Syracuse headlined the afternoon. It was also an unfortunate reminder of why it’s so diffic...

LOCICERO: Cardinals will reign, mid majors could slip

Michael LoCicero

November 6, 2012

Last week, I wrote about how “thrilled” I was that the NBA was back. However, the NBA takes a back seat to college ball this Friday when the 2012-13 season kicks off with Eastern Michigan hosting the mighty Rochester Co...

Marquette Volleyball: Sweep of Cincy, loss to No. 15 Louisville

Patrick Leary

October 23, 2012

The Marquette women’s volleyball team split a pair of weekend matches at the Al McGuire Center, defeating Cincinnati Friday (25-19, 25-18, 25-23) before falling to No. 15 Louisville (25-20, 17-25, 21-25, 19-25) Sunday. T...

Marquette Volleyball: Golden Eagles win two Jersey five-setters to improve to 7-0

Patrick Leary

October 16, 2012

The Marquette volleyball team gritted out two five-set wins at Seton Hall and Rutgers over the weekend. On Saturday, Marquette defeated the Pirates 20-25, 25-16, 25-22, 23-25, 15-11 behind a career-high 19 kills and 1...

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...

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...

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...