Big East Conference

Syracuse set for rematch with Georgetown

Syracuse will face Georgetown in one half of the Big East Semifinals, the third time the teams have met in less than a month.

St. John's, Seton Hall among 7 leaving Big East

Founding conference members St. John's and Seton Hall are two of the seven basketballs schools voting unanimously to leave the Big East Conference on Saturday.

Rutgers head coach suspended, fined $50,000

Rutgers Scarlet Knights men's basketball head coach Mike Rice was fined and suspended Thursday for inappropriate behavior and language. Rice's punishment came after an internal investigation by the university.

The end: St. John's, Seton Hall to leave Big East

The Big East Conference basketball-only schools decided Thursday it will leave the league. The seven schools, which include St. John's and Seton Hall, will now need to possibly find a new home and rebuild a basketball league for scratch.

St. John's, Seton Hall expected to leave Big East

The St. John's Red Storm and Seton Hall Pirates, along with the other five Catholic basketball-only schools, are expected make a decision on leaving or dissolving the Big East Conference in the next 24-48 hours, says an ESPN report.

St. John's, Seton Hall could leave Big East

The St. John's Red Storm and Seton Hall Pirates were two of seven schools to meet with Big East Conference commissioner Sunday Mike Aresco Sunday to talk about possibly dissolving the league.

Rutgers 3-point favorite over Louisville

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights host the Louisville Cardinals Thursday in a de facto Big East Conference championship game at High Point Solutions Stadium (7:30 p.m. on ESPN). The Scarlet Knights enter the game as 3-point favorites to earn a BCS Bowl bid

Big East Tournament value crushed by realignment

The University of Louisville joined the ACC Tuesday, a move that could serve as the decisive blow to the value of the Big East Conference and its men's college basketball tournament held annually at Madison Square Garden.

Big East realignment defines incompetence

On Monday, the Big East Conference invited Tulane and ECU to join the league. A day later, Louisville bolts to the ACC. SB Nation New York's Jared Smith says from the beginning the Big East has been incompetent in its decision making.

Yahoo-baseball

Seton Hall, Rutgers, Stony Brook in action Sunday

Three local men's college basketball programs are in action Sunday as Seton Hall hosts St. Peter's (1 p.m.), Rutgers Scarlet visits UNC Greensboro (2 p.m.) and Stony Brook visits UConn (Noon).

Syracuse aims for bowl eligibility in Week 12

Syracuse, Rutgers and Army are all in action in Week 12.

Big East announces new division format

The Big East Conference announced a new two-division formation for football that will begin in 2013. The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will play in the East Division with UCF, Cincinnati, UConn, Louisville and USF.

Rutgers, Louisville game could decide Big East

If they stay the course, the Rutgers-Louisville game could decide the Big East champion and BCS possibilities.

NCAA hoops 2012-13 predictions

SB Nation New York's Jared Smith make his 2012-13 men's college basketball predictions, including which teams are going to finish where in the Big East Conference standings, the Big East Tournament winners, NCAA Tournament bracket seeds and more...

Preview: Rutgers begins season against St. Peter's

The men's college basketball season begins Friday when a major of Division I programs play season openers. Here's a preview of the Big East Conference contests.

On the scene - Big East media day observations

Many story lines were produced Wednesday at the 2012 Big East Conference men's basketball media day. The biggest was the verbal sparring between Syracuse's Jim Boeheim and Louisville Rick Pitino.

Louisville favorite to win Big East Conference

The Big East Conference men's basketball season tipped off Wednesday as the league held its annual media day. Louisville was named the team-to-beat in the league while guard Peyton Siva was named preseason Player of the Year.

Mike Aresco Impressive At Big East Conference's Introductory Presser

The Big East Conference introduced its new commissioner Mike Aresco to the college sports world on Wednesday. Aresco answered many questions at his introductory press conference at the New York Athletic Club.

St. John's, Seton Hall, Rutgers React To The Hiring Of New Big East Commissioner Mike Aresco

The three tri-state area, Big East Conference schools -- Rutgers, Seton Hall and St. John's -- all reacted Tuesday to the hiring of new league commissioner Mike

Big East Officially Names Mike Aresco As Commissioner

The Big East Conference made the hiring of Mike Aresco as its new commissioner official Tuesday.

Big East Football Preview: UConn Huskies

Offseason coaching turmoil was the biggest theme in the Big East Conference as three of the top four teams in 2010 switched head coaches. The Connecticut Huskies were one of the programs that...

Big East Football: Syracuse No. 4, Rutgers No. 8 In Pre-Season Media Poll

The Big East media members released its pre-season poll Tuesday morning. Is Syracuse ranked too high or too low?

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