Author Archives: Matt Karner

Villanova Downs Butler

Villanova remained unbeaten at home as they handled Butler 76-61. The Wildcats used a balanced attack with five players scoring in double figures. Villanova’s defense was the story of the game as they held Butler to 25% shooting from behind the arc and only committing a total of ten fouls the entire game. Villanova opened up a 10 point halftime

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Measuring the Big East: Making a Claim for the Best Conference in College Basketball

Christmas has come and passed as has non-conference play. At this point in the season, teams are in a position to make runs through their perspective conferences to reach the dream of an NCAA tournament appearance. With a combined record of 97-25 (.795) the Big East has the best win percentage of all the major conferences and has the league

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Powell’s 37 not Enough: Michigan State Outlasts Seton Hall in Thriller

14,051 fans, third-largest at the Prudential Center, came out to see if Seton Hall was the real deal. Despite the fact that Myles Powell was a game-time decision the Pirates fans came in waves and made sure that Michigan State would not leave New Jersey without knowing who Seton Hall was. Back and forth in a physical hard-fought battle both

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Scouting Villanova

Projected Starting Lineup: PG: Collin Gilespie SG: Justin Moore SF: Saddiq Bey PF: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl C: Jermaine Samuels Key Additions: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, Bryan Antoine, Justin Moore, Eric Dixon, Chris Arcidiacano Key Losses:  Jahvon Quinerly, Eric Paschall, Phil Booth, Joe Cremo Projected Ceiling:  29-8, Big East Regular Season and Tournament Champions, Elite Eight Projected Floor: 20-11, Second Round Exit Make or

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Top Big East Must-See TV

Earlier today the Big East revealed their 2019-2020 conference schedule. The Big East has lots of high hopes this season to return back to the top as one of the premier conferences in college basketball after struggling last season and only receiving four bids to the NCAA tournament. Conference play will mean a lot to these teams as they look

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