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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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ACC 2019-20 Season Preview

The ACC continued to be college basketball’s premier conference last season. The conference dominated the rest of division 1, finishing the regular season with five teams in the top 25. One of the ACC’s biggest selling points last season was the freshman talent. Duke brought in the best freshman class in college basketball history, with three of their five starters

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Big East 2019/20 Season Preview

Last season, the Big East took a jump in the right direction.  While most media members shared the same thought that it was a young conference with Villanova as the only true contender, these ten teams thought otherwise. Sure, Villanova was dominant, but Markus Howard and Marquette proved their worth on the national stage, while Myles Powell led a deep

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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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Each Power Conferences’ Sleeper Team in 19-20

With Summer League concluding last week, basketball junkies will have to wait a couple of months to get their fix. To ease the pain, here are each power conferences’ sleeper team to watch for the 2019-20 season. Big Ten- Illinois 2018-19 Record: 12-21 2019-20 Ceiling: NCAA Tournament: Round of 32 Best returning player: Ayo Dosunmo Fighting Illini fans have much

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CBB Review Too Early Top 25 (June 2019)

Team (Total Votes) (First Place Votes) Michigan State (197) (6) Kentucky (182) (1) Duke (181) (1) Kansas (159) Maryland (156) Louisville (154) North Carolina (143) Villanova (138) Virginia (132) Memphis (124) Gonzaga (121) Texas Tech (110) Seton Hall (108) Ohio State (77) Arizona (73) LSU (59) Baylor (52) Purdue (44) Utah State (41) Michigan (39) Washington (39) Auburn (38) Tennessee (34) Florida (31) Iowa

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Predicting the Big East Tournament

It has been a season of unpredictability in the Big East and much of that looks to remain the same moving forward into the Big East Tournament. The Big East looked like an unfiltered MMA brawl throughout the year and nothing is going to stop that moving forward. The Big East finished as the only conference in the NCAA with

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