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Gearing up for tough competition, Mississippi State survives talented Marquette 87-82

Gearing up for tough competition, Mississippi State survives talented Marquette 87-82

STARKVILLE – No. 18 Marquette visited No. 6 Mississippi State for a ranked out-of-conference matchup  87-82 on Thursday in front of 7,273 fans at Humphrey Coliseum. Marquette (6-2) head coach Carolyn Kieger made sure her team came prepared. The Golden…

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Proud to be an American, but is No. 1 Connecticut happy to be in the American?

Prior to their American Athletic Conference game against the Houston Cougars, the University of Connecticut faithful saw five of the nine players on scholarship for the Huskies receive honors from USA Basketball for gold medal performances during the summer of…

2013 NCAA championship game celebrates the greatness of the Big East

You’ll excuse fans of the Big East conference if they are feeling nostalgic this week, flashing back to 2009. Louisville “crashed the party” to earn a spot in the women’s national championship game. No, not this year’s Cardinals, the 2009…

The end of the Big East as we know it; women’s basketball members reflect and look forward

At around 9:30 p.m. ET tonight, either Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw or Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma will lift the Big East conference women’s basketball tournament trophy. Neither of them will be able to do the same thing next season.…

Villanova, DePaul impressive in victory in Big East Tournament night session

Hartford, Conn – After an offensively challenged afternoon session, the members of the Big East shook off the cobwebs and provided some entertaining basketball in the night sessions. How different was the scoring in the evening? All four teams, including…

Notre Dame dominates Big East Conference major awards

An undefeated conference season has translated into Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Freshman of the Year honors for Big East regular season champion Notre Dame. To virtually no one’s surprise, senior guard Skylar Diggins was named…

Dishin & Swishin 3/07/13 Podcast: Dishin’ on the Big East tournament with Danielle Donehew and Beth Mowins

Dishin & Swishin 3/07/13 Podcast: Dishin’ on the Big East tournament with Danielle Donehew and Beth Mowins

[display_podcast] Site: XL Center, Hartford, Connecticut Top Seeds: (1) Notre Dame, (2) Connecticut, (3) Syracuse, (4) Louisville For consecutive years Notre Dame has won the Big East regular season championship, knocking Big East tournament host Connecticut into a lower seed…

Huskies, Irish dominate preseason Big East polls and awards

The Big East conference kicked off the first of several years of transition with their preseason polls and awards announcements. Gone is West Virginia this season, to be followed by Pitt, Syracuse and eventually Notre Dame. Big East coaches chose…