Now it’s getting real. There is just a month until Selection Sunday and the resumes are starting to solidify.
St. John’s avenged last month’s dismal loss at Seton Hall with an energizing 78-70 victory over the Pirates Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden.
St. John’s picked up its fifth Big East win of the season with an 86-72 victory over Marquette Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
BROOKLYN — In the end, UNC Asheville could have mixed up every type of zone imaginable, but Villanova was going to make their shots as they cruised to a 86-56 victory in the NCAA tournament at Barclays Center.
The NCAA tournament may be in full swing, but Wagner is still playing in the NIT. The Seahawks hopped on a plane in Buffalo, NY and headed straight to Omaha, NE after upsetting St. Bonaventure.
“You writers, write this down,” said the Seton Hall fan, long after the band had packed up their trumpets and flutes, and security’s suggestions to exit Madison Square Garden became a bit firmer.
Midway through January, the Big East conference appears handily within Villanova’s grasp. The Wildcats’ efficiency margin is approaching +.20, and no other team — at the moment — has been able to slow Jay Wright’s shooters who, strangely, aren’t torching the nets like past Wright-coached squads.
We are now two weeks in the 2016 Big East conference season, so what have we learned?
Four minutes remained during last night’s Xavier-St. John’s game, and for the first time, the upset the Red Storm had threatened to engineer was ready to become reality. The Musketeers, ranked tenth-nationally, had teetered throughout the Big East tilt, a combination of sloppy ball-handling, interior malaise, and plain being outworked by the Johnnies. Up one, […]
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