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Women’s Big East Notebook 3-8-12

Michael Wottreng

March 8, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

March 1, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael Wottreng

February 28, 2012

Filed under Sports

Ten conference wins may not equate to NCAA Tournament berth Since the Big East went to an 18-game regular season schedule, 30 of 31 teams with at least ten conference wins have made the NCAA Tournament. The lone exception w...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 16, 2012

Filed under Sports

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...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

February 2, 2012

Filed under Sports

Mountaineers deserve some recognition West Virginia boasts one of the youngest rosters in the Big East this year, with just one senior and two juniors on a team that is 16-6 overall and 6-3 in Big East play. Yes, the Mountaineers...

Women’s Big East Notebook

Trey Killian

February 17, 2011

Filed under Sports

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...

Can’t touch this

Andrei Greska

November 2, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Those who read ESPN’s national columnist Bill Simmons will be familiar with the Ewing theory. For those unfamiliar with Simmons and his writing, the Ewing theory is the claim that when a team’s “superstar” player goes...

Mountaineers seek revenge after MU ended its Big East title hopes last year

Michael LoCicero

September 23, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Preseason polls, in essence, mean nothing. If you simply take what the Big East coaches said, the Marquette-West Virginia women’s soccer game tonight at Valley Fields will crown the champion of the American Division, and the...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

April 6, 2010

Filed under Sports

West Virginia’s defense let the Mountaineers down against Duke Saturday night in what was one of the easier victories for the Blue Devils in the NCAA tournament. Jon Scheyer scored 23 points to lift Duke to a 78-57 victory,...

GROVER: Greatest season ever

Eric Grover

April 6, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Lloyd Christmas hates goodbyes, and so do I. It’s the end of another college basketball season. Hey, at least it’s open season at Miller Park now. For the next six months, if you need me, look in Dodgers 3 parking lot. But it would be wrong to not look back...

Men’s Big East Notebook

Michael LoCicero

March 30, 2010

Filed under Sports

West Virginia is off to its first Final Four since 1959 after a 73-66 victory over No. 1 seed Kentucky in the East Regional final Saturday night. Junior guard Joe Mazzulla scored a career-high 17 points in his first start this...